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ERW - Tender For Work

<p><p><p>ERW is seeking to work with a suitable qualified creative agency to help raise the profile of the business and support the achievement of our ambitious growth plans.<br /><br /><br /> We are looking for a creative agency to manage elements of our growth plans which include but are not limited to: Brand Recommendations to achieve objectives, Refresh of the ERW Brand,  Marketing Strategy and Consulting Support, Produce Creative Ideas, Social Media Content, Digital Marketing, Graphic Design and PR & Communications.<br /><br /><br /> If you are a creative agency and would be interested in working with ERW please contact Helen Wood ( ). Deadline for Tender submissions is 5pm on 31st March 2017</p></p></p>

Historic Renovation Project is Underway

We are delighted to announce we are working on behalf of Walter Thompson aiding the Transformation of a Grade II listed Victorian Stable Block situated in the beautiful grounds of Stewarts Park . Our specialist Renovation department are working on the Restoration of the Historic Windows alongside our highly skilled craftmen who are manufacturing new bespoke windows into the Grade II listed building.

We Now Accept Debit & Credit Card Payments

Great news for all our Clients !! New for 2017 - We now accept payments by Debit & Credit Card

ERW's Heritage and Conservation Workshop Success

Since 1979, ERW Joinery have specialised in manufacturing and installing a wide range of timber home improvement products in properties across the North East of England. We have taken our experience and knowledge of timber to develop unique techniques for property improvements in heritage and conservation areas and after months of planning and preparation, we held a Conservation and Heritage Workshop at our premises on Skippers Lane for local Conservation Officers.

Meet the Team - Phillip

It's officially the beginning of September and we are starting the month with a bang by introducing you to our Commercial Manager Phillip Wall.

100% of our Customers would recommend us to a friend

Throughout our 37 year heritage, ERW has always prided ourselves on excellent customer service. After all, we're only as good as our last installation, and relying on word of mouth and recommendations is really important to us. We've compiled all of the Customer Feedback information we have received so far this year and compared it to last years score. Lets see how we are doing.

Aiding the Restoration of a Prized Community Building.

We have recently completed a very rewarding project working on the restoration of Greatham Community Centre in Hartlepool. The original building was founded in 1834, re-built in 1878 when it became a school and enlarged in 1928. It then went on to become a Community Centre in 1971 where it has turned into an established and well loved building within the area.

Meet the Team - Stuart

At ERW we love the start of the month because we get to introduce you to another member of our team. For this months Meet the Team we're introducing you to Stuart, our Technical Surveyor.

Make A Change This Summer

Looking for a change this summer? Here at ERW we have a wide range of options available to brighten up every home and there is no better time to make a change than now. Take advantage of the sun and read on to see what services we can offer and how we can help re-vamp your home.

Meet The Team - Shaun

Here at ERW it's our favourite time of the month where we get to introduce you to another member of our brilliant team. This month meet our brand new Sales Surveyor Shaun Keenan.

Meet the Team - Jamie

As its the first of the month we're introducing you to a new member of our talented team. This month meet Jamie, our Processing Technician/Production Team Member.

Meet the Team - Dan

For this months Meet the Team we are introducing you to Dan Mowbray who is our Purchasing Admin. Find out what he gets up to at work all day.

Meet the Team - Jess

It's the 1st of April so it's time for our third instalment of Meet the Team. This month meet Jessica, our new Marketing and Administration Assistant.

Times Running Out for our Easter Savings Promotion

Our Exclusive Easter Savings Event is now on -  Save 10% Off by ordering now or visiting our award winning showroom & workshops on our Special Open Day Event on Saturday 9th April 2016

Hardwood VS Softwood

Here at ERW we often get asked which do we prefer; Hardwood or Softwood? We've done some research and complied this News Article to let you know about the differences between the two types of wood so that you can make an informed decision.

Meet the Team - Kirsty

Last month you met our lovely Marketing and Accounts Manager Helen. This month we are introducing you to our brilliant Customer Service Supervisor Kirsty Semark.

Timber VS Plastic

Can't decide whether to go Timber or Plastic? Here in the Wooden Window World we believe that everyone deserves to make an informed decision. With that in mind we have complied information to give you an honest view of Timber VS uPVC windows and doors.

Meet the Team - Helen

At the start of every month we'll be introducing you to one member of the ERW team. We're starting off on February 1st with our Marketing and Accounts Manager Helen Wood.

Meet Our Newest Team Member

Here are ERW we are proud to support our local area by helping people affected by the recent closer of SSI. Meet the newest member of our team.

G15 Glass and Glazing Awards

26th November 2015. This time tomorrow some of our fantastic team of employees will be taking some well deserved time off to attend the National G15 Glass and Glazing awards in London. We are extremely proud that our family run business has received the honour of being nominated for a second time.

Welcome to our 1st Commercial Newsletter

Welcome to the first newsletter for ERW Joinery Ltd, the commercial partners in the North East for timber window and doors. Preview our showcase of most recent projects which our specialist commercial team have carried out including Redworth Hall Hotel, Tyneside Voluntee Life Brigade Musuem and Newcastle university.  

Running for Cancer Research

20th October 2015,   During the month of September two of our employees completed local marathon events. The tough events take hours of training and preparation but both our employees rose to the challenge to raise money for Cancer Charities. Here at ERW we believe that hard work should be recognised, so we would like to take a moment to congratulate them for taking the time to make a difference.

Special Savings & New Products Launched at our Open Weekend

Visit us during our Special Open Weekend event on, Friday 25th September 2015 9am - 6pm,  Saturday 26th September 10am - 4pm, Sunday 27th September 10am - 4pm, And SAVE UP TO 10% off the cost of your project.  Special Discount for this weekend only.

ERW Shortlisted as Finalists for Construction & Glazing Awards

15th September 2015,  We are delighted to learn this week that ERW Ltd has once again reached the finals of the leading national construction and glazing industry awards - the G15 Awards, we have been shortlisted for Commercial Project of the Year for our great work on Tynemouth Lifebrigade Museum

We Are Hiring - Career Opportunities Available

14th September 2015, We are currently hiring and have some fantastic Career Opportunities Available, View here and on our Career Opportunities Page to see the latest job vacancies available

ERW Go Team GB

5th September 2015 As we are a family run business we like nothing more to be proud of what our employees achieve for us as a business but we also are very proud to support them in their hobbies and personal achievements.


31st March 2014 ERW Joinery have achieved the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) Code of Conduct The Code, which is the benchmark for best practice in the woodworking industry, provides BWF members with a framework against which they are able to assess their business and identify those areas, from health and safety to human resources, which need to be improved. Achieving it is a clear sign to customers that ERW is committed to best practice in every area of its operations, including, of course, customer care.

Now available: the new Heritage Door

16th May 2013 As a manufacturer and installer of quality timber home improvement products for more than 30 years, we are all too familiar with the red tape that can be involved in listed or heritage projects. Our Renovation Division has built up a wealth of experience in the conservation sector, and so we are delighted to now be able to offer our customers the newly launched Heritage Door.

Mulberry door colour proves popular at Home & Garden Show

15th May 2013 ERW are delighted to announce that our newly launched Mulberry door colour proved very popular with visitors to the recent Home & Garden Show at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough. With an already extensive range of premium door finishes under our belt – including a wide range of colours and woodstains to enable maintenance periods to be extended, with only one coat application – we decided, upon the launch of Mulberry, to let our customers tell us their views for themselves, with a poll at the Home & Garden Show.

Home & Garden Show 2013

9th April 2013 ERW are pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at this years Home & Garden Show at The Riverside Stadium, home to Middlesbrough FC and this year for all visitor to the show we are offering 10% discount off all our product range Have you been thinking about home improvements, how to lower your energy bills, wanting new ideas to bring your home up to the latest trends ?

ERW Joinery Ltd Restores Victorian Home to it's Former Glory!

18th January 2013 This Victorian Residence in Normanby, Middlesbrough has been restored with New High Performance Vertical sliding Sash Windows and the internal Historic Vertical Shutters were exposed and completely refurbished after being hidden away for decades

ERW manufactures and installs double glazed Yorkshire sliding windows in Grade 2 listed building in Eston, North Yorkshire

21st August 2012 This grade 2 listed dwelling is in a prominent position in the High Street of Old Eston Village.The challenge was to provide both thermal and acoustic insulation whilst maintaining the historic features and character of this important building.

ERW to Upgrade Further Windows & Doors at the Hospital of God Estate in Greatham

17th February 2012 ERW is to commence a further phase of works replacing the windows and doors to residential dwellings owned by The Hospital of God in Greatham, Hartlepool

ERW chosen to Renovate Windows at Roman Fort of Housesteads on Hadrian's Wall

16th February 2012 ERW have been chosen to restore historic windows in this important grade 2 listed building at the Roman Fort of Housesteads on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland

Creating Kerb Appeal

10th October 2011 Unlike books, people do judge a house by its "cover". First impressions are extremely important whether owners want to impress visitors, keep up with the Jones', or sell the property . Location, construction style and the state of neighbouring properties all contribute to first impressions and some houses just seem to have natural kerb appeal. But even the smallest changes can enhance a home's attraction and saleability.

Appearance and security biggest drivers says national homeowner survey into window and door replacement

10th October 2011 A new national consumer poll has revealed that appearance and security are the 'most important factors' for home owners when buying new windows and doors.

ERW Joins the Made In Britain Campaign

1st September 2011 ERW has pledged its support to the recently launched Made In Britain campaign joining a growing number of manufacturers able to carry the new marque.

Glazing Products for the Best of Both Worlds

1st June 2011 A familiar part of our architectural heritage, the elegant proportions and charming aesthetic appeal of sash windows hold a special place in the UK. Their earliest known use was in the 17th Century at Chatsworth, Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace.

Historic Pele Tower

29th May 2011 A 16th century defensive dwelling tower, the Pele Tower in Cockle Park, Morpeth was converted into two dwellings in the 18th Century, and then later was acquired by Newcastle University for accommodation for its Agricultural research students.

Regeneration to transform Middlesbrough's historic Grade 2 listed Custom House into state-of-the-art community centre

26th May 2011 ERW's specialist renovation team are coming to the end of a project to transform the historically sensitive Grade 2 listed Custom House in Middlesbrough into a state-of the-art community centre for young people.

On Going Regeneration at Hartlepool's Hospital of God

26th May 2011 An ancient charity in the old salt works village of Greatham, the Hospital of God was founded in 1273 and still dedicated to caring for those in need in the North East of England consisting residential care homes and almshouses. As local partners working closely with their Greatham Estate Office, ERW is involved on an ongoing basis with a number of projects. Most recently:

Help Us Celebrate the Launch of our Exciting New Range of Products and Services at Our May Open Weekend

4th May 2011 Help us celebrate the launch of some exciting new home improvement products and services – and enjoy one off special offers – at our May Open Weekend. The weekend of the 20th 21st and 22nd May is the culmination of months of product development as we give you a preview of a host of new additions to our already comprehensive range of stylish, energy efficient and high performance timber windows and doors.

March Open Weekend Proves Popular!

31st March 2011 We were delighted at the number of visitors and interest at our recent Open Weekend.

Come and see us at our award winning showroom

28th March 2011 Spring is finally in the air, and as we start to brush off those winter cobwebs, there couldn’t be a better time to start thinking about refreshing your home on the inside and outside by replacing or refurbishing tired timber windows and doors.

Celebrate The Arrival of Spring and Enjoy Significant Savings at Our March Open Weekend

17th March 2011 Spring is finally in the air, and as we start to brush off those winter cobwebs, there couldn’t be a better time to start thinking about refreshing your home on the inside and outside by replacing or refurbishing tired timber windows and doors.

ERW wins national glass and glazing industry award

15th December 2010 Delight was the order of the evening when the ERW team scooped the glass and glazing industry Oscar’s G10 Retail Promotional Campaign of the Year in London. The national plaudit, awarded to the ‘best of the best’ in the industry, recognises and awards excellence.

ERW shortlisted in two of the industry’s leading national awards

2nd November 2010 We were delighted to learn this week that ERW Ltd has reached the finals of two of the leading national construction and glazing industry awards - the G10s and the Construction Marketing Awards, having been shortlisted for Promotional Campaign of the Year: Retail in the G10s and Best Use of Strategic Marketing in the CMAs.

ERW Commercial Division’s Double Education Contract Win

2nd November 2010 ERW’s commercial division has recently been awarded two large contracts within the education sector. The first sees us involved in the fenestration element of the current INTO Newcastle scheme to regenerate the historic Porter Building area of Newcastle University, and the second is the new build Jesmond Road primary school in Hartlepool.

Keep your warm home and cosy this winter – and beat the Chancellor!

26th October 2010 Winter chills are in the air and if your windows are rattling or sticking and hard to close properly, not only will you be spending more on heating than you need to, you’ll also be missing out on that wonderful feeling of cosiness that comes from snuggling up in your home protected against the elements. We can help you achieve this. After all, our beautifully crafted timber windows and doors have been preserving and adding character, value – and cosiness - to all styles of properties since 1979.

ERW launches new service to refurbish existing sash windows and improve insulation with addition of high performance double glazed units

26th October 2010 ERW has recently added a new service to our already comprehensive range of timber window restoration, refurbishment and renovation, in recognition of the fact that many of the homes in our region have sliding sash windows.

Talk to ERW's experts about Window and Door replacement in Conservation Areas and Listed Buildings at our OPEN WEEKEND ON FRIDAY 22nd OCTOBER 9 am-7 pm & SATURDAY 23rd OCTOBER 9 am-5 pm

5th October 2010 ERW regularly runs Conservation Consultation Events and Open Weekends for homeowners who want to learn more generally about replacing timber windows and doors in older buildings, or who have specific projects in mind.

ERW starts work on state-of-the-art centre for young people in Middlesbrough’s historic Grade 2 listed Custom House

13th September 2010 ERW’s specialist renovation team began work today on a project to transform the historically sensitive Grade 2 listed Custom House in Middlesbrough into a state-of-the-art community centre for young people. The regeneration is part of the £270 million grant funded myplace initiative which aims to create world class community facilities for young people aged 8 to 19 across the country. With doors due to open in Summer 2011, this new myplace venue will house a performance and dance hall, chill out space, crèche, climbing wall, media studio, interactive library, music facilities, gym and a bowling alley. Outdoors, there will be a multi-use sports pitch, allotments and wildlife gardens.

ERW launches national campaign to Save Our Sashes

20th July 2010 One of the regions longest established timber window companies, we have recently launched a national campaign to encourage home owners and retailers to think twice before ripping out their existing sash windows and replacing them with unsympathetic products. The Save Our Sashes campaign aims to prevent the spread of this practice through education, free practical workshops and supporting local home owners, architects and installers to choose the right window materials and styles to preserve the heritage of our North East properties

ERW achieves CHAS - Contractors Health And Safety - Accreditation

19th July 2010 We were delighted recently to join the elite group of companies with CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) accreditation for our commitment to keeping health and safety a top priority.

Top Tips for finding the right supplier of windows and doors

13th July 2010 If you’ve been thinking about replacing your windows or doors, now is the ideal time. Not only will your home be ready to beat those autumn chills, you’ll save money before the VAT increases. But choosing who to trust with your home improvement projects can be tricky, and it’s important you ask the right questions. Lawrence Wall, ERW Managing Director gives visitors some top tips of what to look for in a supplier to ensure you get the right service and products for your home

ERW hosts Conservation Officer' and Planners' Workshop

30th June 2010 As one of the leading timber window and door specialists in the North East, it was fitting that ERW's Middlesbrough based, award winning showroom and manufacturing facility played host to a recent conservation officers' and planners' workshop on the latest frame and glazing developments in period and listed property home improvements.

15% Off Our New Range of Stunning Folding Sliding Doors

ERW - 2nd June 2010 For a limited period only, to celebrate the launch of our brand new range of folding sliding doors, we are offering 15% off! The next must have home improvement, these fantastic doors offer the solution to so many situations without removing or destroying the look and character of your home.

ERW improves school buildings and learning environments for Chester-Le-Street junior pupils

22nd May 2010 We are now half way through our appointment to refurbish and replace more than 100 windows at Birtley East Primary School, Chester-Le-Street. This is the third educational refurbishment project on behalf of Gateshead Council, having already completed improvement contracts at Marley Hill and Kells Lane schools.

Open Weekends Prove Homeowners are still keen to invest in their homes

ERW - 10th May 2010 Our recent Celebrate Spring open weekends proved a hit with homeowners from Teesside and The North East- some coming from as far as North Northumberland, Newcastle, Durham and North Yorkshire who were keen to take advantage of our special Spring offers.

ERW’s Commercial Division appointed for further work on Mariner’s Cottages and Greatham Hospital of God regeneration

6th May 2010 We’re delighted to announce our appointment to undertake further work on the commercial refurbishment of the historic Grade 2 listed Mariner’s Cottages in South Shields, and the Hospital of God development in Greatham.

Conquering Kilimanjaro raises £3000 for Cancer Research UK

Springtime Offer on Entrance Doors

ERW - 1st March 2010 Call us on 01642 456167 or <a href="">contact us by email</a> and quote ED101 for a FREE UPGRADE WORTH £100 to any handles and letter boxes within our premium range when you choose an ERW Entrance Door.

ERW’s Tyneside United U11s on winning form!

ERW - 23rd February 2010 We are delighted to congratulate Tyneside United U11s football team on their recent run of success. In spite of the appalling weather, their winning form has meant the team is now sitting pretty at the top of their division of the Russell Foster Youth League and has reached the final of the League Cup.

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