Staff at Biggleswade based Jewers Doors have moved into their new purpose-built factory and office building this week after only a 26 week build programme.
The new premises at Juno Place on Stratton Business Park comprises 45,700 sqft of factory and over 12,000 sqft of office space, more than double the size of their old site only a quarter of a mile away.
An opening ceremony was held on Tuesday 22nd June attended by all the staff. Managing Director; Chris Jewers gave a speech on the origins of the company and the significant growth that had been made over the years.
Founder and Chairman; Nigel Jewers cut the ceremonial ribbon.
Chris commented: “this is a hugely proud moment for the family, the company and our amazing employees, all of whom have worked incredibly hard to put the business in a position where we have been able to make this happen”.
Mark Jewers; Director for the Phoenix division commented: “the company is buzzing about the new facilities and the future for industrial folding doors.
“We have a state of the art 8m long panel press being installed this month, and our new powder coating plant will hugely improve the quality and service we are able to provide for our folding sliding doors.”
Designed by Woods Hardwick’s commercial architecture team, constructed by Parkway Construction of Milton Keynes and overseen internally by Directors; Ben Chowdhary and Jonathan Jewers, these new premises were finished and handed over to Jewers on time on 29th March.