How can advances in technology support Bespoke Joinery?

Technology is constantly evolving, and for our bespoke joinery services, this ensures that each job is done right the first time and to the highest quality possible, without taking away from the traditional ways of the industry.  We combine the traditions and craft of our bench joiners and cabinet makers with 21st-century technology to produce [...]

By |2022-05-09T12:38:12+00:00May 9th, 2022|News|0 Comments

National Apprenticeship Week 2022 – WJL Spotlight

National Apprenticeship Week 2022 is the 15th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships. Here at WJL, we’ve had several team members who have undertaken apprenticeships with us! Have you ever found yourself wondering what it’s like to be an apprentice? This years’ National Apprenticeship Week 2022 theme is “Build the Future”. This theme shines a light [...]

By |2022-02-10T15:12:09+00:00February 10th, 2022|News|0 Comments

WJL’s 2021 Yearly Round-Up

As 2021 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on what a journey 2021 has been and feeling immensely proud of everything that team WJL has accomplished. Jamie Lovatt, our Managing Director has provided his thoughts on the whirlwind of a year below, and his perspective on what lies ahead for 2022: The year started full [...]

By |2022-01-04T11:23:36+00:00December 22nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

The Impact of Material Shortages and Price Hikes on the Construction Industry

It has been widely covered in the consumer and trade press about the effects that Covid-19 has had on the construction industry, in particular the material shortages and prices increases. According to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the construction materials shortage and price hikes saw the cost of building materials surge [...]

By |2021-10-28T16:38:39+00:00October 28th, 2021|Commercial, News|0 Comments

WJL Sign Up for Potters ‘Arf Marathon

WJL are running the Potters ‘Arf marathon in memory of Chris Birch, who very soon after diagnosis lost his life to Pancreatic cancer, leaving behind his beloved wife and their 2 young sons.  13 miles for Chris Birch, a sorely missed and much-loved friend and colleague at WJL. A confidant, a workaholic, a perfectionist, who [...]

By |2021-08-24T15:16:02+00:00August 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Supporting the Next Generation with Apprenticeships

This month, young people across the UK will have received their GCSE and A-Level results. After a turbulent 18 months (thanks Covid!), many youngsters will be starting a fresh new chapter; going onto further education, embarking on the workplace... or perhaps a bit of both with an apprenticeship.    Why choose the apprenticeship route? Apprenticeships [...]

By |2021-08-13T14:28:18+00:00August 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Fire door compliance and confidence with WJL

In recent years, fire safety within buildings has been widely discussed. The 2017 tragedy at Grenfell Towers shocked the nation as it became the deadliest structural fire in the United Kingdom since the 1988 Piper Alpha disaster and the worst UK residential fire since World War II. As a result, the government commissioned an independent [...]

By |2021-07-19T12:17:39+00:00July 19th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Iain joins team WJL as Southern Contracts Manager!

We are delighted to welcome Iain Ward to the WJL team as our new Southern Contracts Manager. We sat down with Iain to get to know him a little bit more; Tell us about your work background? Before becoming a Contracts Manager, I started my career in retail working as a subcontractor for Starbucks and [...]

By |2021-07-19T11:56:30+00:00July 12th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Turning up the volume and shining the spotlight on WJL’s Echofade ® System.

Controlling noise within a building or enclosed area can sometimes prove to be a tough challenge to overcome. For any architect, developer or interior designer, the materials used in the build and the way they absorb sound, plays a crucial part of the design and construction process. Sound can enhance or hinder the functionality and [...]

By |2021-08-13T14:31:49+00:00May 27th, 2021|Commercial, Interiors, News|0 Comments
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