EBL News

Lightning Damage to Roof

EBL’s Experienced Building Surveyor, Paul Hives, noted on his first inspection, that the lightening strike had hit the centre of the building, and it soon became obvious how badly damaged both pitches/slopes of the roof were..... 


EBL receives praise from SEP for professional work on site.

Sponsored cycle pub crawl fun day raises over £1000 for charity.

OakmereEBL Group, which has recently completed the build of 17 new homes in Oakmere believes in preservation and regeneration, putting Cheshire's history first.

MIND Charity Event Cargill HullEBL lads taking part in 24hr Charity exercise event at our Cargill Hull site in aid of the MIND mental health charity.

This project involved major building restoration works, following a serious fire at a home in Ormskirk.

We were appointed as Contractor, through our close colleagues in insurance. We initially developed a project plan and established a schedule of works and an estimated completion time. The whole project was managed by EBL from beginning to end.

Chapel Restoration

The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth is one of the oldest buildings in Liverpool with construction completed in around 1618. It is a Unitarian, multi–faith chapel and is a Grade I listed building on the National Heritage list for England. Any restoration work required would need to be done with sensitivity and in line with the listing of the building.

INEOS ReRoofThis week has seen the completion of a total re-roof at a local Chemical Plant.

A historic chapel brought back to life in a £1m restoration project has landed Cheshire construction company EBL Group a prestigious industry award. St Faith’s Mission, in Preston on the Hill, dates back to 1887 and was transformed into four family homes by EBL Group’s heritage team.

A new era has dawned for a landmark village chapel after a multimillion pound investment by Cheshire construction company EBL Group. St Faith's Mission, in Preston on the Hill, dates back to 1887 and is a well-known local building close to the Bridgewater canal.

Record year for sales leads to growth strategy for privately-owned business Construction and development business EBL is expanding its workforce by 10% and heading for record annual sales.

A STATE-OF-THE-ART drone and 100ft crane used by a Runcorn construction company have helped fix a 250-tonne landslip at a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Frodsham.

EBL Group arranged for 8 tradesmen to attend a two day Firestone Ultraply TPO training course (Thurs 25th & Friday 26th June) at Firestone HQ in Winsford, Cheshire.

Some of our girls recently took part in a race for life event, in memory of a dear friend who sadly lost her battle with cancer. They did it, but were still aching days later! Many thanks to all our Sponsors who contributed to this great cause, we have raised over £300 so far.

We are proud to announce that we are now SMAS Worksafe accredited! Here at EBL we take the health and safety of all our employees incredibly seriously, and adding SMAS to our ever growing list of health and safety accreditations, proves it.

Managing Director Edward Basnett, with other local employers, met Prince Edward recently, who had specifically requested to meet with local employers to discuss the viability of recruiting ex military staff into civilian workforce after government cuts make many highly qualified soldiers redundant across the area.

EBL can now accept Credit Card payments via www.TrustaTrader.com

Bob Wilson, EBL construction director, was asked by Riverside College to be chief judge for the apprentices attending the bricklaying course at the college.

EBL Group celebrate the birthday of our longest serving member of staff. Believe it or not, our storeman, Kenny Jones has turned 60 and he doesn’t look a day over 59 !!!

EBL Group are so proud that a representative of the company had been selected from millions of eager participants to bear the Olympic Torch. 33 year old Denise Cooper was so excited to show off the torch she came straight from her section of the North Wales Torch Route to see her friends and colleagues.

This year staff pondered for months over possible venues and themes to celebrate their annual Christmas night out but had no hesitation in dropping all other plans in order to give support to a fellow staff member after it was discovered that his band had a Christmas gig in Nearby Ashton in Makersfield.

The formation of the British Damage Management Association () marked a milestone in relations between the insurance industry and those who provide recovery and restoration services.

Statistics published last week by the Government show it has exceeded its ambition of delivering 50,000 additional adult apprenticeships over the 2010-11 financial year, by actually delivering more than 103,000 additional adult apprenticeships than were projected under the previous government's plans.

90 Seel Road, Huyton, Merseyside: House Extension

EBL Staff take part in "Everyone’s Wearing Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.

Home Brew Supermarket has taken two adjoining industrial units totalling 2,500 sq ft on Runcorn's Enterprise Business and Logistics Centre on Picow Farm Road.

At the cutting edge of technology, VisionRacer UK is the latest business to move into premises at Runcorns Enterprise Business and Logistics Centre on Picow Farm Road.

One of the north west of Englands leading specialists in the installation of heating, plumbing, gas and air conditioning has opted for premises at Runcorns Enterprise Business and Logistics Centre on Picow Farm Road.

Businessman Brian Moran is delighted that the aroma of Runcorn coffee is not only wafting around his new offices, but also through the corridors of power!

Mansell Construction Services Limited – one of the UK’s leading construction companies – held the official opening of the company’s new 10,000 square feet regional offices at Sutton Quays Business Park, recently. 

EBL FC - sponsored by Halton-based property developers and builders, the EBL Group – has had to make extra room in its trophy cabinet after just one season in the Runcorn Sunday Premier League.

Michelle gained NVQ lvl 3 in Management while Julie and Cheryl both gained NVQ lvl 3 in Business and Administration.

The EBL Group has been nominated for the Halton Business of the Year award, along with three other organisations from the borough. The Builders, construction workers and staff in all the companies areas of operation from industrial roofing to the Listed Buildings Specialists were delighted at the news.

PSIFX – Halton’s leading independent suppliers and repairers of computer equipment – has expanded into new premises at Runcorn’s Enterprise Business & Logistics Centre on Picow Farm Road.

A purpose-built business park - specially designed for the area’s small and expanding businesses - has been officially opened by Mayor of Halton, Cllr Mrs Kath Loftus.

Mansell Construction Services Limited – one of the UK’s leading construction companies – has commissioned Halton developers EBL to build their new 10,000 square feet regional offices at Sutton Quays Business Park, Sutton Weaver near Runcorn.

Runcorn’s leading domestic and trade glass supplier and glazing contractor has become the latest company to sign up for space at the purpose-built Enterprise Business and Logistics (EBL) Centre in Picow Farm Road, Runcorn.

EBL – the Halton-based group of construction, maintenance and development companies – jumped to the rescue recently when they were asked by registered charity, Local Solutions, to help prepare a building for occupation by a division of the organisation, Sefton Homecare.

Halton-based AV Control Systems Ltd is amongst the first companies to sign up for workshop and office space at the purpose-built Enterprise Business and Logistics (EBL) Centre in Picow Farm Road, Runcorn.

Businesses from Mid and North Cheshire are celebrating after winning the top three prizes in the prestigious High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise.

Helped by pupils of St. Austin’s RC Primary School, Mayor of St. Helens, Cllr Teresa Sims, recently buried the present for future generations to discover to commemorate the official opening of Polinda Gardens - a new and exclusive residential development off St. Matthews Grove in Grange Park.

EBL – the Halton-based group of construction and development companies – has been chosen as one of the three winners of Cheshire’s prestigious High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise.

The Board is responsible for managing the 'Enterprising Halton' programme which promotes and develops enterprise and self-employment in Runcorn and Widnes.

Like the planned Mersey Gateway bridge itself, The Boardwalk is an imaginative and ambitious vision which is soon to become a stunning reality – courtesy of EBL!

By anyone’s set of standards, the boys from EBL FC have had a great start to their venture into the Runcorn Sunday League. As First Division “virgins”, EBL have certainly surprised one or two of the more established teams and have very quickly earned the respect of their competition. 

Apart from the building and maintenance work they carry out on behalf of their company, many of the employees of the EBL Group have one particular passion in common - soccer!

The EBL Group has started work on the development of an innovative business park in Picow Farm Road, Runcorn.

EBL has completed a £95,000 contract to install a specialist anti-skid surface to pathways and recreational areas in Victoria Park, the oldest park in Widnes.

Construction of Phase One of the prestigious Sutton Quays Business Park - adjacent to junction 12 on the M56 in Cheshire - is ahead of schedule and attracting considerable attention.

Sutton Quays Business Park - Phase 2 - Building 3 construction started as steel work is erected.

Bob Wilson, a director of the EBL Group, was “Highly Commended” in the Construction Manager of the Year Awards organised by the Chartered Institute of Builders.

The Halton-based EBL Group of construction and development companies has signed a £1 million deal with AutoCoding Systems Limited for the sale of a new office building on Sutton Quays Business Park.

The EBL Group is leading the way in its policy for recycling. For many years all employees of the group have practised a strict code of recycling everyday waste items, such as paper and plastics, but recently this has been extended to include many more waste and discarded products associated with the building industry.

EBL has won the right to continue its Investors in People accreditation after being re-assessed for the award under upgraded and stricter criteria.

The EBL Group has become Vale Royal Borough Council’s “Builder of the Year” for the imaginative conversion of an 18th century Grade 2 listed barn complex into eight luxury houses, known as “Sutton Chancellor” in Sutton Weaver.

Built as a village community hall in the late Victorian era - when horse power was more concerned with ploughing fields than with traffic on the nearby M56 – The Chapel House close to Preston Book in Cheshire has enjoyed a colourful and enduring history, now extending into its third century.

Restoration of one of Halton’s oldest buildings has now been completed. The seventeenth century timber-framed cottage in Main Street, Halton Village, has undergone extensive restoration work by the EBL Group.

The residential construction division of the EBL Group has joined exclusive ranks by being granted registration from the National House-Building Council.

It was a listed building restoration project that many builders would shy away from. The specialist skills needed, together with the balancing act between stringent controls and regulations laid down from English Heritage for a Grade 2 listed building and the equally as gruelling - and often conflicting - fire and safety regulations insisted upon by local authority building inspectors, could be viewed as a poisoned chalice by many.

The EBL Group, known for the past 25 years as one of the UK’s top specialists in commercial and industrial roofing and cladding, has set up a dedicated division to operate the group’s innovative and highly successful Annual Maintenance Programme (AMP) business.

Whilst excavating the site of 15 new houses in Grange Park, St. Helens, members of the EBL team unearthed a substantial quantity of huge sandstone boulders - some of a size which would not look out of place at Stonehenge!

An aerial view of Halton shows a major residential and commercial conurbation with Industrial Developments and Domestic Homes , surrounded by rolling green countryside. A closer examination reveals the development of numerous business centres and industrial units - testimony to the fact that commercial confidence in the area is at an all-time high.