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2nd February 2024

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Neil Mason as Managing Director of Birtley Group. Neil’s appointment follows the progression of former Managing Director, Jason Anderson, into a new role within Hill & Smith PLC. Hill & Smith PLC’s US-based Group President, Denise Beachy, visited the business to express her personal thanks to Jason […]

14th November 2023

Our final despatch dates for 2023, seasonal closure and 2024 re-opening dates are set out below. If your business is closed on these dates and unable to accept deliveries, please contact us directly or email info@birtleygroup.co.uk. We wish you, your colleagues, families & friends best wishes for the Season, from all at Birtley Group.   […]

13th December 2021

Gemma Smith, Emma Taylor and Chris Tubman

Employees at Birtley Group have raised £433 to help fund an event for the homeless on Christmas Eve. Each year, Central Station in Newcastle opens its doors to the homeless to provide a warm meal and an evening of companionship and entertainment. Emma Taylor, Accounts Assistant and Gemma Smith, Marketing Manager at Birtley Group decided […]

6th January 2021

We are open

In line with Government guidelines regarding the current national lockdown, we will remain open and fully operational across the group to ensure a consistent supply of materials to our customers. As always the health and safety of our employees, customers, delivery partners, and the wider community remain our top priority Our stringent health and safety […]

2nd November 2020

In light of the Government announcement on Saturday 31st October, we would like to assure you that Birtley Group will remain open and fully operational throughout the upcoming second national lockdown. Although we already provide a COVID safe work environment, the health and safety of our employees, customers, delivery partners, and the wider community remain […]

8th April 2020

In response to an ever-changing market, from Tuesday 14th April 2020 we have decided to re-open our Lintel, Expamet and Expamet Construction (masonry support/windposts) factories on a skeleton staff.       This is to support the demands of customers still trading in these difficult circumstances. Initially, these will be manned by a skeleton staff […]

24th March 2020

In light of the Government announcement on the evening of the 23rd March 2020, Birtley Group has taken the decision to close down our operations across all sites with immediate effect to contribute to the fight against COVID-19. Provisionally this will be for a 3 week period and we will, of course, continue to monitor […]

24th March 2020

In light of the Government announcement on the evening of the 23rd March 2020, Birtley Group has taken the decision to close down our manufacturing operations across all sites with immediate effect to contribute to the fight against COVID-19. All of our technical and design teams are working from home and will continue to process […]

23rd March 2020

In these difficult times, Birtley Group is still manufacturing and supplying products to exceed the current demand. The safety of our employees is paramount. We have made amendments to shift patterns and the office environment to ensure all of our employees are able to follow the social distancing advice to flatten the curve and protect […]

17th March 2020

With the unprecedented situation regarding Coronavirus we would like to update you on our current position and the steps taken to mitigate risk to our supply chain and our ability to service our customers. Birtley Group does have some direct suppliers in both China and Italy for door slabs and some door components. We have […]

7th February 2020

Lewis Walsh Expamet Construction

Whilst retaining his current responsibilities, National Key Account Manager, Lewis Walsh will now take the lead role in developing Expamet Construction, a sub-brand that focuses on key structural products such as masonry support, windposts and brick slip solutions. Lewis has worked in the UK construction industry for over 10 years and will use his knowledge […]

28th January 2020

Birtley Group is pleased to welcome Kristina Lightburn to the Expamet Construction team as a Design Engineer. Having recently graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Kristina will be part of the windpost and masonry support systems design team which will see her design bespoke and often complex products. She will also […]

26th November 2019

Newcastle College Students with Birtley Bespoke Lintels

The UK’s skills gap is one of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry. Birtley Group has been working with a local college to support the students studying vocational construction courses by offering free building materials. Graeme Miller, Managing Director at Birtley Group supports the initiative, he comments: “We really want to support colleges and […]

11th November 2019

Birtley Group will close for Christmas and New Year on Friday 20th December 2019 and will open again on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Normal deliveries will commence on Monday 6th January 2020. Please see the 2019 delivery cut-off points for Birtley Lintels, Bowater Doors, Expamet and Birtley Galvanizing.     Bowater Door Orders  Painted doors: […]

12th June 2019

Expamet has released two new brochures and updated their existing pocket guides to include the full range of builders metalwork and plasterers bead.  The new literature includes two updated quick reference pocket guides to help our customers  identify the product they need. In addition to this, there are also two new publications – Windposts and […]

11th December 2018

Birtley Group Christmas Opening

Birtley Group will close over the Christmas period on Friday 21st December 2018 at 12pm and re-open on 2nd January 2019 08.30am We wish all of our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Here’s to 2019!

19th April 2018

Birtley Group was recently approached by the Birtley Community Association requesting help with raising funds to install a new stair lift in the community centre. The community centre’s current stair lift is broken and beyond repair. To maintain accessibility for members who have impaired mobility, the centre needs to raise the funds to replace it. Birtley Community Centre […]