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Retirement of long-serving employee David Taylor

The Thomas Armstrong Group has said farewell to long serving employee David Taylor. David has retired after working at the Flimby based company for over 27 years.

David joined Thomas Armstrong as Accountant in May 1988 shortly after the business had moved to its headquarters in Flimby.

Group Chief Executive Keith Denham said “David has been an absolute credit to the firm throughout his career at Thomas Armstrong. His commitment and dedication over the years has been exemplary and we thank him for all his hard work and wish him and his wife Sheila well in his retirement”.

David said that he is looking forward to his retirement and increasing his time walking on the Lakeland fells with his wife and developing his culinary skills.

 
David (Left) is thanked by Group Chief Executive Keith Denham (Right)

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Notes to the Editor

Thomas Armstrong is one of the UK's largest privately-owned contractors and building products manufacturers with operations across northern England. Established in Cockermouth in 1830, today its operations extend across a region from Glasgow to Cheshire. Headquartered at Flimby, Maryport in Cumbria, the group has an annual turnover of £116 million and employs around 730.

Within this, the group’s £45 million-turnover construction business covers design and build, housing, civil engineering, PFI projects, facilities maintenance, highways and surfacing. Meanwhile, Armstrong has a wide ranging £72 million-turnover building materials portfolio.  

The group has specialist businesses covering aggregates, bespoke joinery, concrete blocks, M&E, paving blocks, prestressed products, renewable energy, timber frame construction, timber products, transport and workwear & tool hire.

The company was ranked as the "UK's second healthiest construction company" in a poll by Construction Index in October 2013.

 
 
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