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CA Group is active in all aspects of the roofing and cladding industry including membership of trade bodies and best practice groups. We also take our Corporate Social Responsibilities seriously with involvement with local communities, sponsorship and charity fundraising.

23.10.18

Apprentices Fabricate WW1 Tank

One of our very own apprentices, Owen Peddelty, along with his fellow student Ryan Beal, have put their metal working skills to the test with the fabrication of a 1:7 scale model of a tank to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The finished article, which is 4 foot long, will be displayed in Darlingtons's Cornmill Shopping Centre as part of their Armistice Day commemoration. Owen is one of our Sheet Metal Work apprentices and is currently working in our Specials department creating bespoke fabrications for construction projects throughout the UK.  See the full article Click Here

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09.10.18

James takes British Championship

Having completed five rounds across the country, winning the main final in the first four, James Lowther has finally been crowned British Champion for the Junior Rotax Class in the final round at the PFI Kart Track in Lincolnshire. Supported throughout his fledgling career by CA Group, James went into the final round leading the championship by 3 points. He qualified fifth, finished second in his first heat and won his second heat which placed him on pole position for the pre-final where he finished fifth. Going into the main final James had to finish in the top twelve to secure the British Championship. ...

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17.08.18

Secured by Design - A Cladding Industry First

We are the very first cladding company to be awarded LPS 1175 status, for specific versions of our Twin-Therm® built-up roof and wall cladding system. In turn, this has allowed us to be admitted into the official police security initiative: Secured By Design (SBD).   The SBD scheme is managed by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and was set up to support all aspects of the construction industry to "Design out Crime" by helping to develop robust specifications in conjunction with member companies that can offer certified products. Our success in in obtaining SBD status, makes it the only roofing and cladding manufacturer with this ...

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19.06.18

SCS working with Kier Construction on Woodside School in Sheffield

Specialist Cladding Systems are delighted to be working with main contractor Kier Construction Limited and architects, Race Cottam Associates, on the new build and refurbishment of Woodside School, situated on Pye Bank overlooking Sheffield City Centre. Working on behalf of Sheffield City Council, SCS will design, supply and install a range of products including Trespa and Eternit rainscreen cladding, PPC aluminium copings, soffit cladding and an Icopal single ply membrane roofing system. This project is the second for SCS working with Kier Northern, following on from the successful completion of Mount Pleasant Primary School in Huddersfield. Expected to run through to December ...

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27.04.18

Sponsoring a Future Champion

CA Group are very proud of their continued sponsorship of young kart driver James Lowther who is, for the second year running, competing in the British Karting Championship. With a 9th place finish in last year’s standings in the Junior Rotax category, James is setting his sights much higher this season after joining the current British Championship winning team, Coles Racing, as their number one driver in the Junior class. Since joining in January 2018 he has competed across the country, winning the Winter Cup at Trent Valley Kart Club which earned him a free entry into the British Kartmaster Grand ...

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05.03.18

Evenwood site fully operational after brief snow closure

Our manufacturing facility at Evenwood is back to being fully operational after it's brief shutdown due to the weather. All departments are running as usual. Materials are being despatched and deliveries are being accepted. Many thanks to all of our customers and suppliers for their understanding and patience during this time.

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01.03.18

Evenwood Site Closure

Due to the current extreme and deteriorating weather conditions and in consideration for the health and safety of all CA employees and site visitors we will be closing our Evenwood facility from 12 noon today, Thursday 1st March. We hope to re-open as usual on Monday 5th March. We will be unable to process any orders, accept any deliveries or despatch any products during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience but we hope you understand and appreciate that the wellbeing of our staff is paramount.

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05.02.18

Phase II of Rushden Lakes Secured

Having successfully completed work on phase one of the £140m Rushden Lakes development in the Nene Valley, Northamptonshire, CA Roofing Services, along with CA Group's specialist cladding division SCS, has confirmed that it has been awarded phase two of the development. The second phase of work consists of an additional single storey terrace, bringing the total number of terraces, featuring some of UK’s biggest high street shopping brands, to four. In addition, phase two will include a large leisure block, which will be split into a Cineworld 14-screen iMax cinema complex and a selection of restaurants serving a range of premium ...

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02.11.17

Celebrating 20 years of Twin-ThermĀ®

We have today announced the the 20th anniversary of the introduction of Twin-Therm®, the company’s market leading roof and wall system. Throughout the past 20 years, the system has been at the forefront of innovation, evolving and adapting to embrace the latest technological developments and changing the face of modern warehouse design. Twin-Therm® was developed in a bid to guarantee the safety of those working at height, while ensuring increasingly stringent building regulations were met. Its introduction heralded the start of a new, more dedicated focus from the construction industry on health and safety. Neville Colegrove, founder and trustee member, explained: “Since its introduction ...

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20.10.17

The Region's Top Large Manufacturer for the Second Year Running

CA Group Limited has been named as the region’s top large manufacturer for the second year running, at the Made in the North East Awards 2017. The event was held at the Redworth Hall Hotel and compèred by journalist and presenter Declan Curry. The awards, run by Insider Media, celebrate the very best of the region’s manufacturing industry. The winners over the years have included some of the most innovative and successful companies in the North East. Building envelope specialist, CA Group, supplies larger warehouses to leading British companies including: J. Sainsbury, Tesco and Veolia, directly from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, in ...

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