Ploughcroft, the 1.6 million turnover eco-roofing business, has been taken by Avonside Group Services, one of the primary roofing companies in england.
The Lancashire company will require the reins of Ploughcroft when using the aim “aggressively” expanding on the domestic Yorkshire market. It’ll also take Ploughcroft’s Eco-Roof energy-saving roofing product nationwide the first time.
Ploughcroft will continue to perform under its existing trading name from the Halifax headquarters while founder Chris Hopkins continues to work the company, in a new Divisional Director role.
His focus are going to be on further growing this business in Yorkshire, while rapidly expanding to cover north of manchester West, South Yorkshire, Lancashire, Manchester and Cheshire markets in the next two years.
He said: “We are delighted to be joining the Avonside Group, which we believe permits us to further promote the content of affordable power efficient roofing systems to your domestic homeowner sector. The type and resource afforded because they are an integral part of one of the UK’s largest roofers will deliver us the woking platform to develop substantially plus in a sustainable manner.”
Ploughcroft, which launched in 2007, currently employs 22 staff, that has a further 25 jobs likely emerge from the investment over the next 2 yrs.
Tony Burke, Avonside’s Md, said: “We are concious of Ploughcroft and innovative roofing systems for a little bit now as well as deal will not only bring us a best-in-class eco roof solution, nonetheless it allows us to accelerate our expansion into both the Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire markets. It is usually about introducing Ploughcroft’s unique “roof that will pay for itself” to our customers in other elements of great britain.”
“Avonside group have pertaining to a long time the construction sector must innovate in order to satisfy UK carbon saving objectives by 2020, and this also acquisition permits us to create the superb progress that is generated by Chris, Helen and also the team at Ploughcroft, i am longing for working closely with each other to take full benefit of the job they’ve already established.”