Top industry position is set in stone for Stephen

Stephen Lumsdon, commercial manager at national award winning roofing and building contractor Hodgson Sayers, has been appointed junior vice president of the National Federation of Builders (NFB) Northern Region Association in the North East. Hodgson Sayers has a long standing relationship with the NFB, which is the construction industry’s largest established trade body, representing small...... Read more

Tees BIM research helps building firm to double turnover

A Teesside University research partnership which has helped a North East company double its revenue has been given the highest rating possible. Building and roofing specialist Hodgson Sayers is expected to turn over an extra £10m in revenue over the next three years as a direct result of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). In addition,...... Read more

New roles are sealed

National award winning building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has announced the appointment of Mark English as metal work manager and Stephen Lumsdon as commercial manager. 39-year-old, Mark, from Kenton, Newcastle, brings a wealth of experience in lean manufacturing, commercial engineering and metal work manufacturing. Mark said: “Having been at my former workplace for 21...... Read more

Construction firm lays the foundations for growth through apprenticeships

A national award-winning building and roofing company is continuing to invest in apprenticeships as it plans to nurture and develop the next generation of its workforce. Stanley-based Hodgson-Sayers currently has 16 apprentices through a range of roof slate and tile, and built-up-felt roofing apprenticeships with Newcastle College. Such is its commitment to the training of...... Read more

Young team’s skills tested at the ‘highest’ level

Three talented youngsters at Hodgson Sayers have seen their credentials soar to new heights as they managed the complete installation of a roofing system at a primary school in Hartlepool. Led by 21-year-old Alex Atkinson, who has recently completed an apprenticeship in flat roofing at Newcastle College, the trio took on the challenge under the...... Read more

University women’s rugby team look ‘scrum’tious

Newcastle University Women’s Rugby team will ‘tackle’ the new season with great anticipation, thanks to sponsorship from Hodgson Sayers. The Stanley-based building and roofing specialist already has an established relationship with the team and this year has covered the cost of the logos for the sports kit for the 22-strong first team and a further...... Read more