Case Studies

MH Pneumatics

MH Pneumatics was established in 1988, created and run by joint owners until they decided to retire and sell on as a going concern. With assistance from Forrester Boyd Chartered Accountants, The Endotec Group purchased the company from its original owners in 2010. The aim was for the buy out to take place over twelve months with the previous owners to remain for this period allowing for a smooth hand over. Unfortunately mid-way through this process one of the previous owners sadly passed away and much of the foundation of the business was lost before this knowledge could be passed […]

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Townsend

Townsend is a privately owned company which next year will celebrate its 70th year in business.  Providing electrical, plumbing and heating, building, mechanical and facilities maintenance services to a wide range of customers, both domestic and industrial, the company prides itself on offering a first class service throughout a range of sectors.  “Our customers are very important to us and we work together with them to provide a service driven by their needs” says managing director Paul Huntley. The company was established in 1947, primarily as electrical contractors, by local electrician Frank Rodney Townsend (aka Rod) before being taken over […]

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Truck Links Ltd

Truck Links Ltd is a privately owned Commercial Vehicle & Trailer Rental business, offering rental solutions to Logistics & Distribution Operators from its’ prime location on Estate Road No.2, S.H.I.E. Grimsby. The company was established in 1996 by Steve Bright and was born out of a previous family partnership which had traded from the early 1980’s. Since Steve’s untimely death in December 2012 the company continues to trade, retaining the same ethos – customer is king. Truck Links works in partnership with each customer in its’ growing customer base to fully understand their specific application before supplying the most suitable, […]

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Larco Ltd

Larco Ltd also trading as Lincol Oil Company has faced and conquered many challenges since it became an established business well over 100 years ago and credits its longevity to successfully adapting to the ever changing times and focusing on niche markets. It all started with Frank Harrington, a merchant seaman and son of fishing smack owner (The Harrington GY573) Thomas Harrington.  Being an engineer on the SS Star of Victoria he recognised a need for a ready supply of marine vessel parts and so came ashore in 1906 to start a business selling such items to the vessels coming […]

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Blackrow Engineering Company Limited

Engineering solutions provider Blackrow Engineering delivers services that add true value to their customer’s operations. A leading client of Forrester Boyd, Blackrow also has a proud history of supporting the food industry both in design, manufacture and installation of conveyor systems and process lines, including patented designs, worldwide. Blackrow has developed its portfolio of customers  using transferable skills and experience into several industries including power, oil and gas. Their highly skilled workforce, based at the 150,000 sq ft engineering facility in Grimsby, are at your disposal for the design, manufacture and installation of your engineering needs across a wide range […]

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Westwood Pipelines Limited

Westwood Pipelines, a supplier of polyethylene pipes and fittings to the utilities and construction industries, is embarking on a major expansion programme that will see it develop a new state of the art headquarters and manufacturing facility, after securing £1.7 million in funding package from HSBC. The funding has been allocated from HSBC’s £100 million SME Fund for South Yorkshire businesses, which is part of a wider £500 million fund for the wider Yorkshire and Humber region.   The project has also been supported by a £100,000 Regional Growth Fund grant from North Lincolnshire Council. The Doncaster-based company, has been a […]

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Rocal

Every day you’re likely to see a product from Brigg firm Rocal – and there’s also a high probability that you own a couple too. That’s because the products it supplies to clients nationwide include the latest thing in composite front doors, materials for the caravan industry, and a range of other plastic extrusions. It is also about to go to market with a range of garden rooms, predicted to be the next big thing in home improvements and supplied through a network of hundreds of installers. The company started life at the Monument Works in Brigg, but for the last […]

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Woodthorpe Hall Leisure Park

Woodthorpe Hall Leisure Park on the outskirts of Mablethorpe is one of the most popular in Lincolnshire with 175 static holiday home pitches, 139 touring caravan pitches and an 18-hole golf course and 25-bay driving range. When the business, previously owned by the family partnership C V Stubbs and Sons, was acquired by Woodthorpe Hall Garden Centres Limited, owned by Charles and Robert Stubbs, our team based at our Louth office and headed by partner, Steve Czornyj, acted for the buyer in what was a complex transfer of ownership. The family has its foundations in farming but diversified into the […]

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St Lawrence Academy

Academies

The St Lawrence Academy is for 11-16 year old boys and girls of all abilities, specialising in science and sport. The Academy is sponsored by the Diocese of Lincoln. The transformation of Scunthorpe’s High Ridge Specialist Sports College into the £12m St. Lawrence Academy has yielded new buildings, improved exam results and hugely-increased popularity. We were delighted to be chosen to be their financial experts through the transformation process to an Academy which was handled by partner, Kevin Hopper, who heads up Forrester Boyd’s specialist Education Team. St Lawrence’s Financial Director Tony Wood said: “Kevin and his team have been […]

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Kenwick Park Hotel

Since Kenwick Park was opened 21 years ago, it has become one of the most popular golf and leisure destinations in the East of England, offering a 34-bedroom hotel, 77 woodland lodges, an 18-hole championship golf course and a health and beauty centre. Its luxury accommodation, including bridal suite and magnificent grounds also make it a sought-after wedding venue. On its 21st Anniversary an ambitious expansion programme will include three new-build accommodation blocks each containing four apartments, 14 additional hotel bedrooms, a doubling of the existing restaurant facility and increasing the lounge areas four-fold. A further seven lodges will be […]

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