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September 14th, 2011

Charles Grosvenor Ltd complete work with Cowboy Builders!

As you are aware following our previous blog, we were approached by the Channel 5 show Cowboy Builders and were asked to help out a family who had fallen victim to a cowboy builder when they hired a firm to convert their loft space. The building company (who’s name we unfortunately cannot print-but you will find out if…

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September 2nd, 2011

Charles Grosvenor Ltd offer a helping hand to Dominic & Melinda and help fight those Cowboy Builders!

A few weeks ago our company was approached by the producers of the channel 5 show ‘Cowboy Builders’. The new series of the show to be aired sometime next year will feature a family from Cardiff who have been a victim of a ‘cowboy builder’ when they hired a firm to convert their loft space.…

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August 24th, 2011

Royal County of Berkshire Show 2011 – We will be there!!

Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be exhibiting at the Royal County of Berkshire Show on the 17th-18th September 2011 at stand E 307. Please go to www.newburyshowground.co.uk/show-2011 for more information on the show and to book tickets. We look forward to seeing yout here!

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August 18th, 2011

Big rush for Grand Designs Live tickets…..but dont worry you can still get up to £8 off the ticket price!

Due to high demand we have now used up all of our allocation of free tickets for the Grand Designs Live show at the NEC this October. However we are able to offer you a unique code which will enable you to get up to £8.00 off the face value of the ticket price. If you would like to take advantage…

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August 16th, 2011

Anything for a day off work!!

A number of Charles Grosvenor’s employees and sub-contractors have decided to raise a couple of quid for charity. So after a discussion held in our work shop it was voted that the event will be the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ and the chosen charity will be Cancer Research UK. The date for the challenge will be friday…

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August 11th, 2011

We are exhibiting at Grand Design Live Birmingham – Free Tickets Available on request!

Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be exhibiting at Grand Designs Live at the NEC Birmingham on 7th -9th October 2011. Our representatives will be on stand B11 and will be available to answer any questions relating to loft conversions or purpose made staircases, please feel free to bring any plans or designs with you to talk through…

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August 10th, 2011

Build it safe or risk your own safety?

Police are warning home owners about the dangers of carrying out a DIY loft conversion on their homes following an incident where fire crews struggled to access a loft room when a fire broke out. Safety crews were reported to have had difficulty accessing the loft area due to the fact that the loft hatch…

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August 4th, 2011

Is it the end of the builders bum!

The high rise in skin cancer patients in the UK has called for a crackdown on the ‘builders bum”. The number of skin cancer patients in the UK has risen to over 2.4 million and construction workers are now on a level with asbestos related diseases. The sun newspaper reported that the researchers at the…

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August 2nd, 2011

Charles Grosvenor hopes to welcome a simpler planning system!

A new government policy document has been proposed saying that councils should approve all building projects unless there is a strong reason to refuse them. This will spark the biggest change in planning law for more than 50 years and will dramatically simplify the planning system by cutting 1000 pages of policy to just 52.…

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July 28th, 2011

Charles Grosvenor Ltd Joins The World of Social Networking!

With over 500 million active users on facebook and twitter alone and with over 250,000 new users everyday social networking has become a virtual world unto itself. Therefore we have decided to take the leap and you can now follow us on facebook and twitter and find information about all our latest offers and discounts, please follow…

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