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Apprenticeship at Brigg

Charlie joined the QK team three months ago, working as a Technical Apprentice at our Brigg site. To mark this mini-anniversary, we asked him to tell us what he’s been up to and how he has found working at QK: “I began work within the factory shadowing colleagues on different machines such as the SCM … Continue reading Apprenticeship at Brigg

December 2018 News

Whilst the building work at our Brigg site has been continuing, some of the Stowmarket team got in the festive spirit celebrating Christmas jumper day and raising money for ‘Save The Children UK’.      We close on Friday 21st December 2018 and reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Have a wonderful and safe holiday from … Continue reading December 2018 News

What a difference a few weeks make!

We made the most of the glorious weather recently, getting ready for the floor to go down and the front wall has now been clad. We also received several photos of a hole, which must be something important! Although the weather has now taken a turn for the worse, thankfully work hasn’t been rained off … Continue reading What a difference a few weeks make!

New Building Update

Storms Ali and Bronagh’s high winds caused a slight delay to proceedings but now we are happy to announce that we have a roof on our new building. Work is now STORMING ahead!

Friday Fun at QK!

Great morning supporting two very worthwhile causes – Macmillan Cancer Support and FSC  (Forest Stewardship Council). We have just been successfully audited for FSC certification and are happy to join in the annual celebration for responsible forestry. If sustainability is important to your project, get in touch to talk about our range of FSC compliant … Continue reading Friday Fun at QK!

Top Down Construction at its best!

This week has seen excavations ready for the attenuation tanks to be installed, whilst preparations have begun for the roof to go on next week.

New Building Update

Last week saw the first steel columns in place – getting a sense of scale of the new building now.

Piles of Progress!!

During  our summer shutdown approximately 120 piles were driven in to a depth of 7 metres. This week, the concrete has been poured and pile caps added.

Many diggers make light work!

The site has been cleared and excavated ready for the foundations to be laid – which should be soon if this lovely weather holds out! Progress update: The hard core layer is down and awaiting the arrival of piling equipment.

Exciting News!

QK is expanding! Planning permission has been granted for a new building at our Brigg site, providing us with increased production capacity. We’ll be providing updates over the coming weeks as groundworks get underway – watch this space!        

QK celebrates 50 years of excellence in manufacturing

This year, we celebrate our 50th anniversary, so here is a reminder of what happened in 1965…