Bison Frames has just completed the installation of 19 windows and a set of French doors in a period cottage in Somerset. The project was a particularly interesting one for the company because of the way it came about.
Leading trade fabricator Bison Frames has just announced that Ian Hedley has joined the company as Production Manager. Mark Tetley, Bison’s Director, said, “We are delighted to welcome Ian to the team. He has a wealth of experience and is just the sort of skilled, innovative and enthusiastic person that’s the perfect fit for us.”
Leading trade fabricator Bison Frames team took Bakewell Carnival by storm recently with a show stopping appearance as comedy legends Only Fools and Horses’ Del Boy, Rodney & Uncle Albert. Dressed as Batman and Robin and complete with a bright yellow Robin Regal Supervan, they were the spitting image of the iconic scene from the sitcom.
Trade fabricator Bison Frames is a company with strong roots in its local community. So when the opportunity arose to get behind and sponsor the up and coming local band ‘The Sherlocks’, Bison were more than happy to help. Mark Tetley, Bison’s Sales Director, says, “We’re proud to be a company that offers local support and want to see the community thrive. Our growing business means we’re already doing our bit for the local economy and by sponsoring The Sherlocks we can do our bit for the local music scene too.”
The aim behind the development of the Genesis Vertical Slider was simple: to create a window that could become a viable alternative to timber windows in Grade II listed and conservation area buildings. Two years on, that’s exactly what has happened. The Genesis Vertical Slider is regularly being accepted for use in heritage buildings where previously timber would have been the only option, including Grade II listed and conservation area properties.
To take the best advantage of a growing market you need to have the right products in your portfolio. And when it comes to vertical sliders, the best product to have is the Genesis VS from Bison. Mark Tetley of Bison says, “The vertical slider market has grown 20% in recent years, so there are huge opportunities out there. Our Genesis VS offers everything the market is looking for and more.”
Mark Tetley, director of Bison Frames, discusses how the heritage sector is finally welcoming PVCU.
Genesis VS fabricator, Bison Frames, have enjoyed a strong 2014 with sales consistently outstripping targets. Due to their year on year growth, the company have invested in two new Maxi Mover vehicles to keep pace with delivery demands.
Pontcanna is a district in Cardiff that’s rich in heritage and consequently much of it is in a Conservation Area. So when one Pontcanna homeowner wanted to replace the windows in his turn-of-the-century property, not only did he want to make the most of his home’s original heritage, he was bound by the regulations to do so.
Mark Tetley, director of Bison Frames, takes a look at the importance of the heritage sector to the window industry.