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Family fund raisers share charity aim

2019-09-11T14:28:23

A Shropshire firm is certainly keeping it in the family when it comes to raising much-needed funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, has once again signed up to support the World Coracle Championships which take place on the River Severn in Shrewsbury on Friday September 13. And the four-strong team will […]

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Top 50 listing for builders’ merchants

2019-07-31T15:56:02

Staff from a Shropshire builders’ merchants are celebrating after the firm was named as one of the fastest growing businesses in the county. TG Builders’ Merchants – which is part of the family-owned Tudor Griffiths Group – has been ranked in 24th place in the top 50 companies in the Shropshire Growth Report 2019. Compiled […]

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TG Concrete division expands into new areas

2019-06-20T16:40:18

Tudor Griffiths Group has invested in two new concrete plants to extend its reach to customers even further afield. TG Concrete already has concrete plants covering the majority of Shropshire, Cheshire, and North and Mid Wales. And now, the division has acquired a plant from Hanson at Cemmaes Road, near Machynlleth, and the company is […]

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Run raises vital charity cash

2019-04-15T16:24:01

Staff from TG Builders Merchants have beaten their ambitious fundraising target thanks to generous donations. The ten employees took part in the Shrewsbury 10k run to raise funds for Severn Hospice, and they’ve now presented the charity with £1800. Managing director Tudor Griffiths said: “We’re immensely proud of our colleagues from our builders’ merchants branches […]

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Outdoor learning is a success

2019-04-11T10:48:51

Primary school children from all over Shropshire have been making the most of a unique learning opportunity thanks to a partnership project. Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, has joined forces with Shropshire Wildlife Trust to offer a range of outdoor sessions for the youngsters at their headquarters in Wood Lane. Managing director of TG Group, […]

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Jack takes up charity rally challenge

2019-04-08T14:55:05

Staff from a Shropshire firm have given up their free time to help a colleague prepare for a mammoth charity rally challenge. Jack Thomas is a member of the building maintenance team at Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, and he will be taking part in the Banger Bust Up Rally in aid of Cancer Research […]

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Staff take on charity challenge

2019-02-20T11:54:27

Staff from a Shropshire builders’ merchants division are putting their best feet forward to raise vital cash for charity. The ten employees from Tudor Griffiths Group will be joining competitors in the Shrewsbury 10k run on Sunday, March 17th, to raise funds for Severn Hospice. Managing director Tudor Griffiths said: “The staff taking part are […]

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New machine improves efficiency

2019-02-13T12:33:53

Waste processing experts at a Shropshire firm have taken delivery of new machinery that will improve the efficiency of their operation. The team at TG Enviro, in Ellesmere, needed a versatile machine to handle the diverse range of waste they process on site, and so have purchased the new Fuchs MHL331 F from Blue Central […]

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Apprentices on course for competition success

2019-01-30T12:03:47

Two apprentices from a Shropshire firm are through to the second round of a tough national competition that could see them crowned as the best in the country. Jack Purkiss and Ben Valentine are members of the TG Electrical Services team, which is part of Tudor Griffiths Group. They have now reached the second round […]

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Vineyard toasts concrete success

2019-01-18T13:12:26

Concrete specialists from a Shropshire company have played a key role in helping to create the county’s latest visitor attraction. The team from Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, have been working with the owners of Hencote Vineyard Estate, near Shrewsbury, to deliver a multi-million pound project that will bring a new winery, restaurant and shop. […]

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Charity thanks local firm for ongoing support

2019-01-04T10:45:49

A family-owned Shropshire firm has been praised for its ongoing support for the World Coracle Championships which raises funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, are keen supporters of the event, and organisers visited the TG Builders’ Merchants branch in Oswestry to thank them for raising £5620 during the past two years. […]

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TG Group is in the news!

2018-11-08T10:34:09

We’re in the news! Look out for the latest edition of Shropshire Business magazine which hits the streets this week and features the story of our company over five generations. Our managing director Tudor is the on the front cover and inside you’ll find out all about our history, our current business operations and our […]

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Loyalty leads to promotion

2018-10-16T11:05:03

A loyal employee who joined a Shropshire company straight from school has worked his way up to a managerial post. Russell Williams joined Tudor Griffiths Group in Ellesmere at the age of 16, and now at just 23, he’s been promoted to waste and recycling manager. “I’m delighted to have been given the chance to […]

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Self-compacting concrete is a game changer

2018-10-02T17:31:31

Concrete specialists from a Shropshire firm have unveiled a new self-compacting product. The team from TG Concrete, which is part of the Tudor Griffiths Group, is renowned for its innovative approach, and the latest addition to its catalogue is already attracting a great deal of interest. TG Concrete General Manager, Dave Morris, said one of […]

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New faces at Welshpool builders’ merchants

2018-09-06T14:59:10

An award-winning manager and his trusted yard man have joined the team at a Welshpool builders’ merchants. Matt Peate is the new manager at Tudor Griffiths Builders’ Merchants on the Severn Farm Industrial Estate, and he has been joined by Brian Hatfield who is well-known in the local construction community. Matt has worked in the […]

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TG Builders’ Merchants back award-winning developer

2018-07-02T16:18:40

Staff from a family-owned Shropshire firm have helped a local construction company to win a building excellence award. KY Developments scooped the best small new housing development award at this year’s LABC West Midlands Building Excellence Awards for the project on a former haulage yard in Myddlewood. And owner Karen Young said the development was […]

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Top listing for Ellesmere sand

2018-06-22T16:29:02

Staff from a Shropshire quarry have received a top accreditation for the sand they produce – one of only a small number of similar recognitions in the UK. The team at Wood Lane Quarry, in Ellesmere, which is owned by Tudor Griffiths Group, had their products assessed by the Energy Network Association, and their cable […]

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Are you sitting comfortably?

2018-05-30T12:08:47

Staff from a family-owned Shropshire firm are sitting pretty after creating a seat with a difference. The team from TG Enviro – part of the Tudor Griffiths Group in Ellesmere – have converted an 8-yard skip into a unique seating area that is now on tour around trade and agricultural shows up and down the […]

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Ice Age Experience at Wood Lane, Ellesmere

2018-03-21T10:04:51

Children from Criftins and Cockshutt primary schools were the first young people to try out an ‘arctic geology research station’ at TG’s Wood Lane nature reserve, near Ellesmere on Tuesday 13 March. An old bird hide on the reserve has been transformed into an eye-catching and thought-provoking room for school groups, with an Ice Age […]

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Customers welcome new displays

2018-03-20T15:46:01

Customers at a Northwich builders’ merchants will now be spoilt for choice thanks to the launch of a new kitchen and bathroom showroom. The TG Dreams Kitchens and Bathrooms showroom has been unveiled at TG Builders’ Merchants, in Manchester Road, and will employ three full-time staff. Showroom Manager Ben Jones said customers could now explore […]

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Family firm branches out

2018-02-15T13:45:15

A Shropshire company is certainly keeping it in the family when it comes to protecting the environment for future generations. Tudor Griffiths Group is based in Ellesmere, and the company has committed to a programme of sustainable forestry management on land owned by the Griffiths family in the local area. Managing Director, Tudor Griffiths, said: […]

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Shining success for concrete experts

2018-02-08T16:39:06

Concrete experts at a Shropshire firm have taken a real shine to their latest project as they continue to push the boundaries when it comes to exploring new processes. The team at TG Concrete – which is part of the Tudor Griffiths Group – have joined forces with Concrete Polishing, from Oswestry, to deliver a […]

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Renewable energy is the way forward

2018-01-19T12:41:30

Environmental experts at a Shropshire company have unveiled a brand-new addition to the business following an investment of £4.5 million. Tudor Griffiths Group, in Wood Lane, Ellesmere, has now launched TG Renewable Energy – a facility which will complement its existing service, as part of their TG Enviro Division. And to deliver the new service, […]

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Quick-dry screed is a first

2018-01-03T17:02:55

Concrete experts at a Shropshire family-owned business have unveiled a brand new quick-dry product that will speed up the installation process. The team at TG Concrete – which is part of the Tudor Griffiths Group – have launched TG Cemfloor – a liquid self-levelling screed for floors. TG Concrete General Manager, Dave Morris, said the […]

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Fund raising success for TG Group

2017-12-05T13:29:08

Staff from a family-owned Shropshire firm are celebrating after being named top fund raisers at this year’s World Coracle Championships. Two teams from Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, raised just under £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support and received The Richard Bayliss Cup from the championship organisers. Managing Director Tudor Griffiths, who led the two intrepid […]

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Shropshire barns restored as luxury country homes

2017-11-24T17:05:05

Two Shropshire fifth generation family businesses joined together on an extensive restoration scheme, transforming an ancient redundant barn complex at English Frankton near Ellesmere into six outstanding country family homes of character. The Tudor Griffiths Group, which has owned the land for generations, called on Morris Property and its specialist Morris Joinery team to give […]

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Building bridges thanks to expert team

2017-11-22T13:12:01

Experts from a family-owned Shropshire firm that specialises in ready mix concrete have found a new use for one of their products – building bridges. The team at TG Concrete – part of the Tudor Griffiths Group – has been working in partnership with Dawnus Construction Limited, and their clients British Rail and Powys County […]

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Partnership working has huge potential

2017-11-20T11:12:04

Concrete specialists at a Shropshire firm have joined forces with a renowned agricultural supplier to help farmers create the very best environment for their animals. TG Concrete – which is part of the Tudor Griffiths Group in Ellesmere – had developed three products aimed specifically at the agricultural sector and the TG AgriCrete range is […]

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Classic Truck – “Restored ERF/Mixer ready for work!”

2017-11-13T12:32:04

Tudor Griffiths Group are very proud of their heritage (dating back to 1874) and it is through the ambition of William ‘Billy’ Griffiths, Chairman, with support from Jamie Jones, Transport Manager, and Dale Griffiths, Workshop Manager, that they have managed to preserve a part of the firm’s history by restoring the A-Series ERF in the TG’s red […]

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Music and Fun in aid of Hope House

2017-10-24T09:19:10

A spectacular evening of comedy and music is to be held in Oswestry to raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospice. The Very Nice Production Company, which is based at the British Ironworks Centre, is renowned for its hugely entertaining family productions that feature well known songs from all the Broadway shows combined with plenty […]

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