Woodhead Group sets down new roots in the heart of Derby
The Woodhead Group has chosen to open its latest office in Derby as part of its regionalisation strategy. The move will enable the business to focus on local delivery and be closer to projects it is working on in the region.
The Woodhead Group’s new offices in Derby will be the hub for projects being delivered in the city itself as well as providing a growth platform to target new areas including Staffordshire, Stoke, Birmingham, Chesterfield, Hull and Sheffield.
The group will offer its full services from the new Derby office from regeneration, new build construction, refurbishment, and conservation to property maintenance.
The company has completed a number of key projects in Derbyshire over the past few years; including the restoration of the historic Marble Hall, a range of new build housing work for South Derbyshire District Council, Bolsover District Council and Derby City Homes. The company is also the principle contractor on the £10m New Bolsover Model Village housing improvement programme.
Woodhead has evolved from a small joinery workshop when it was founded in 1946 to a growing group of companies with 180 staff and a turnover of over £60m.
Team leader, Sue Hunter, said: “We’re all really excited to be opening another office, this time in the heart of Derby.
“Our new office allows us to extend our offering to the Derbyshire and Staffordshire areas. It will allow the team to be closer to the projects we are working on in and around the city and will open up new and exciting opportunities that the area has to offer. For example, there are a lot of beautiful heritage buildings in Derbyshire and Woodhead has a strong heritage background. Education is another focus for us here, we work with schools colleges and universities to create inspirational educational spaces.”
Marketing Derby CEO John Forkin added: “We are really excited to be welcoming Robert Woodhead to Derby with its new office located right in the centre of the city.
“Derby is a city on a journey and it has a very strong story to tell when it comes to industry and trade. It is great to hear that Woodhead is keen on innovation and collaboration and not only will the move to Derby hopefully bring it more business but it will also improve the construction side of the economy in Derby and the surrounding areas.
“We really look forward to working with the Woodhead team going forward and wish them all the best for the future.”