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05.06.19: WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019
World Environment Day has returned, this year focusing on the topic ‘Air Pollution’. We have a strong environmental policy at Thorpes, based around our legal and moral duties as a responsible company that recognises the impact on the environment. Today we are sharing all the things that we do to help combat Air Pollution.
28.05.19: Welcome to the Team - New Hires
Our team continues to grow. Since our last ‘Welcome to the Team’ post back in February, we have welcomed another EIGHT people to our team. All in varied roles across our facility and each and every one of them bringing something special to the team.
24.04.19 spotlight on: office ceilings
The design of a ceiling can completely change the look and feel of an office space. Feature ceilings have long been a popular element of our repertoire here at Thorpes and we’re grateful that we are given the opportunity to create uniquely bespoke, and particularly eye-catching designs for our clients.
03.04.19 work experience
Last week we welcomed college student Jack to Thorpes HQ for a weeks work experience.
We gave him the opportunity to create his own project and experience two very different roles this week, working alongside both the Marketing and Factory Teams.
Click the button below to read his excellent blog and find out more about how he got on.
04.03.19 national apprentice week 2019 - career pathways
We are proud of all of our Apprentices both past and present, and so we are delighted to celebrate National Apprentice Week 2019 here at Thorpes.
Click the link below to find out the career pathways of two of our previous apprentices.
12.02.19 welcome to the team
Our move into our new and improved home in September 2017 has been a success. Manufacturing space increased by 60% and alongside that our office space grew too, but all those new desks were not made to lay there empty.
Click the link below to find out more about our three new team members and what they bring to Thorpes.
21.01.19 christmas raffle breaks records
One of Thorpes’ long-standing traditions exceeded all prior records to raise a staggering £1,000, with all proceeds once again going to Wishes 4 Kids.
Clink the link below to find out what we did.
11.01.2019 considerate constructions rating revealed
We are delighted that following an audit by monitors from the Considerate Constructors Scheme, Thorpes Joinery have been awarded a 4 Star rating!
Click the link to find out more about how this scheme is improving the image of construction, and what it means for us.
30.11.2018 expansion begins
We are delighted to announce that construction has begun for our new Delivery & Distribution Centre. Click the link below for details about our latest expansion and what this means for our service.
05.10.18 2018 in review
To mark our first year working at our new HQ in Market Harborough, we’re bringing our ‘Year in Review’ a few months early to highlight a triumphant year for all at Thorpes.
Click below to read more!
07.09.18 Concept to reality
Following our new case study for Willis Towers Watson, we take a closer look at how the reception desk for this project became a reality; with manufacture taking place during our move to Market Harborough! Click below to learn more.
15.08.18 Health and Safety
Kristal's interest in working for Thorpes stemmed from our company values: "Thorpes are a company that cares, and that's so important for the health and safety of employees"
Click below to learn more about our new H&S manager!
20.07.18 Work experience
Over the past few weeks we've had the pleasure of working alongside work experience students from local colleges. Click below to see what they got up during their first week in the working world!
11.07.18 Offices Behind The Scenes
We are continuing our behind the scenes with our offices! With office space on both floors of our new HQ, we discuss the benefits of bringing all our admin staff under one roof to develop work relationships! Click below to see more...
31.05.18 Your space - The stephen lawrence charitable trust
We are thrilled to have worked along side The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust to help redesign their co-working environment. Click below to read more about the Trust and our project input!
29.05.18 Spray shop behind the scenes
Continuing behind the scenes tour of our new factory, we now look at our new Spray Shop as another great improvement to our production capabilities following our move to Market Harborough. Click below to see for yourself!
10.05.18 Thorpes REJOIN LCCC President's club
Leicestershire County Cricket Club formally announced the renewal of our sponsorship deal with the first-class side. Click below to read more about our support for the team!
02.05.18 factory behind the scenes
Click below to read more about our new factory floor! As part of our "Behind the Scenes" series, we're highlighting the changes between our manufacture space in Great Glen to current production in Market Harborough!
25.04.18 ccs registration
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded with our registration to the Considerate Constructors Scheme following their Audit! Learn more about what this means for Thorpes...
17.04.18 new directors
A recent change in our company structure has officially come into action this week. Take a look at who's involved and how this suits Thorpes' relocation to Market Harborough.
06.03.18 National Apprenticeship Week 2018
Take a look over our company history with apprenticeships while we celebrate the success of our current and qualified apprentices here at Thorpes for #NAW2018!
08.02.18 Official Opening Event
One week on from our official opening event, we've document the days activities, photos, and social media highlights to show the day's success!
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17.01.18 2017 in review
As 2018 gets into full swing we take a look back at some of the facts and figures that made 2017 such a momentous year in our company's history.
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03.01.18 Christmas raffle continues tradition of success
Hosted for the first time in our new home in Market Harborough, the Christmas raffle was once again a resounding success in raising a terrific amount for a local charity.
15.12.17 Thorpes gets festive
Members of the Thorpes team get into the Christmas Spirit for charity.
15.09.17 Thorpes new hq ready for business
We are delighted to announce that our new custom built manufacturing facility is officially under our ownership and that the move in process can now begin.
Click below for more info.
- Jun 5, 2019 World Environment Day 2019 - Air Pollution Jun 5, 2019
- May 28, 2019 Welcome to the Team - New Hires May 28, 2019
- April 2019
- February 2019
- January 2019
- Dec 3, 2018 Thorpes Joinery Sponsor 'Mates In Mind' Charity Dec 3, 2018
- Nov 30, 2018 Work Begins On Factory Expansion Nov 30, 2018
- Oct 5, 2018 The Big Move: One Year On Oct 5, 2018
- Sep 7, 2018 Concept To Reality - Willis Towers Watson Sep 7, 2018
- Aug 15, 2018 Health & Safety Manager Joins Thorpes Aug 15, 2018
- July 2018
- May 2018
- Apr 25, 2018 Considerate Constructors Scheme Registration Awarded Apr 25, 2018
- Apr 16, 2018 Thorpes Joinery Annnounce New Directors Apr 16, 2018
- March 2018
- Feb 8, 2018 Official Factory Opening Event Feb 8, 2018
- January 2018
- Dec 15, 2017 Thorpes Gets Festive Dec 15, 2017
- Sep 15, 2017 Thorpes of Great Glen Take Ownership of New Facility Sep 15, 2017
- Aug 10, 2017 Thorpes Hit The Headlines Aug 10, 2017
- Jul 20, 2017 Manufacturing Facility June Progress Jul 20, 2017
- June 2017
- May 12, 2017 Manufacturing Facility April Progress May 12, 2017
- Apr 11, 2017 Manufacturing Facility March Progress Apr 11, 2017
- Apr 11, 2017 Thorpes Joinery continue partnership with Leicestershire CCC Apr 11, 2017
- Mar 16, 2017 MCM Architecture Win Workspace Interiors 2016 Award For Estée Lauder Companies Project Mar 16, 2017
- Mar 14, 2017 Manfacturing Facility February Progress Mar 14, 2017
- February 2017
- Jan 11, 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards Shortlisting Jan 11, 2017