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Investment and developments

New CEO and Chairman for Godfrey Syrett as we target £50m turnover

3rd August 2017, 12:00pm

We have announced the appointment of Mark Dixon as our new CEO and chairman with immediate effect.

Manufacturers urged to embrace digital technology in post-Brexit economy

28th July 2017, 10:21am

British manufacturers need to invest in digital technology that will keep them competitive and relevant. 

Double Appointment in our Sales Team

28th April 2017, 9:32am

We have appointed a new business development manager and project sales manager as we look to develop our growth strategy.

Strategic appointment and increased growth target for Godfrey Syrett

24th February 2017, 9:25am

We have appointed a new executive chairman to help drive forward our ambitious growth strategy.

Godfrey Syrett & Children North East – A Solid Partnership

7th February 2017, 16:40pm

We were delighted to present local charity Children North East with a cheque for £3,000 this week, as part of our ongoing fundraising efforts.

We're celebrating 70 years of manufacturing in the North East

6th February 2017, 13:56pm

We're celebrating 70 years in business today with the opening of our newly refurbished showroom. 

Welcome to our new Financial Director

1st December 2016, 17:00pm

We have recently appointed a new financial director to help steer us through our ambitious growth strategy.

Student accommodation boom brings new showroom for Godfrey Syrett

8th November 2016, 18:02pm

The North East’s booming student accommodation market has seen us open a dedicated showroom for our new accommodation range.

Godfrey Syrett delivers expansion with HSBC funding

6th October 2016, 16:16pm

We've seen our turnover increase since the opening of our distribution centre in January using HSBC funding. 

Investing in technology for continual innovation

19th August 2016, 9:13am

We've invested over £200,000 in new state-of-the-art fabric cutting technology to support continual innovation of our furniture range.

Double Appointments in our Tenders Team

20th July 2016, 10:13am

We have appointed a new tender manager and bid co-ordinator following an increase in demand for tenders from both public and private sectors. 

New Marketing Executive appointed

25th April 2016, 10:00am

We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Marketing Executive as we continue to undergo further growth.

We’re bucking the national trend with sales growth in Q1

11th April 2016, 9:45am

Despite a national slowdown in the UK manufacturing market during Q1, we have seen sales grow 22% compared with the same period in 2015.

Our new £2m distribution hub is now open in Durham

15th February 2016, 10:23am

We are delighted to announce the opening of our newly refurbished £2m distribution hub on Belmont Industrial Estate in Durham.

Godfrey Syrett appoints new group sales director

11th February 2016, 15:23pm

We are delighted to welcome on board David Hall, who has been appointed as Group Sales Director.  This is a new role which has been created as part of our wider growth strategy to help increase brand awareness throughout the UK and drive sales in new sectors.

New division launched to target growth in the construction sector

31st December 2015, 10:00am

We have recently launched a new division dedicated to serving the construction industry following renewed optimism in the sector.

Investment in new machinery leads to £3m of new contracts

4th November 2015, 11:04am

We are delighted to announce that we have recently invested £400,000 in new board cutting machinery at our Durham manufacturing site, which has led to £3m worth of new contracts in October.

Our new conference and training facility is now open!

15th October 2015, 14:46pm

Our brand new conference and training facility, which is free of charge to North East businesses and anyone in the local community, has been officially opened this week at our Killingworth headquarters.

Godfrey Syrett announce plans to target £40 million turnover by 2020

1st September 2015, 10:23am

Spurred on by a record-breaking month in July, when we secured orders amounting to £4.4m, we have recently announced plans to increase our turnover to £40m by 2020 and create 20 new jobs. 

Godfrey Syrett Strengthen Team with 4 Manufacturing Apprentices

26th November 2014, 15:57pm

Godfrey Syrett has this month appeared in the Tyne North Training Newsletter, following the successful recruitment of 4 manufacturing apprentices.

Give Your Furniture a New Lease of Life

13th November 2014, 11:47am

We are pleased to introduce a new payment option for all of our customers, who can now choose to spread the cost of furniture over time using a simple and convenient payment plan.

Godfrey Syrett's New Head Office Showroom

13th June 2014, 12:37pm

We are proud to announce the launch of our new Showroom based at our Head Office in Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Godfrey Syrett Revit©-up with BIM, (Building Information Modelling)

27th May 2014, 14:00pm

In line with the government’s intention to require collaborative 3D BIM on its projects by 2016, we are delighted to announce we now utilize Building Information Modelling (BIM) as means to communicate and collaborate.

Godfrey Syrett and Teesside University Designing a Partnership for the Future

19th December 2013, 17:00pm

A recent collaboration between Godfrey Syrett and Teesside University gave second year Product Design students an opportunity to develop their skills and gain a real taste of the working world.