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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.

Christmas Jumper Day

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.

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08.08.17 Thorpes hit the headlines once more

Thorpes of Great Glen's new manufacturing facility makes the news as the move in date looms.

20.07.17 Manufacturing facility june update

As work has continued on the final external features to our new site, huge steps were taken towards an operational site as the first machinery has been installed, click below for more info.

19.06.17 Shooting star chase golf day a stand out success

 The Thorpes team took part in the day held at the stunning 'The Shire' course in Barnet and helped raised a fantastic figure for an excellent charity. Click below for more info about Shooting Star Chase.

09.06.17 Manufacturing Facility - May Update

Another month and another big step forward in progress from our site team, as our manufacturing facility takes shape into it's completed form. Almost all of the external elements to the envelope have been completed as work moves inside.

11.05.17 Manufacturing facility - April update

The view of our site has been unrecognisable from one month to the next and April's progress continued this form. With the external frame complete work began in earnest on various external elements.

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11.04.17 Manufacturing facility - march update

Considerable progress was made at the Market Harborough site of our new facility over the course of the last month, with visible movement made on the framework and roof elements.

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11.04.17 Thorpes joinery continue partnership with leicestershire county cricket club

Leicestershire CCC have unveiled Thorpe's Managing Director John Thorpe as the very first member of their new President's Club. Thorpes have previously enjoyed a successful partnership with the club and were seen as a "perfect fit" for the new scheme.

16.03.17 Estée lauder companies project wins best workspace award

MCM Architecture take home the award for their project on behalf of Estée Lauder Companies UK & Ireland, a ten floor experience that saw 25 brands moving under one roof.

We are delighted to have assisted on such a wonderful project, and congratulate MCM on their award.

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14.03.17 Manufacturing Facility - February update

With construction entering it's second month progress has continued at a rate of knots, with the levelling, foundations and much of the steel framework completed.

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22.02.17 manufacturing facility - January update

With the first month of construction completed, works to level the site are well underway.

With our timelapse camera from Leicester based firm Reach Timelapse we are able to monitor progress from an elevated position and provide a comprehensive review of day to day changes from our site.

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Following the formal announcement of our new manufacturing facility the news has also been covered by the Leicester Mercury's  Business section.

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22.12.16 Thorpes group announce new factory

The Thorpes Group are delighted to announce that the build of a new dedicated manufacturing facility will begin on January 9th 2017, with completion expected in the summer.

The 40,000 sq ft facility will be constructed in the Market Harborough area of Leicestershire and is expected to bring multiple efficiencies in various areas of our project delivery.