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February, 2016 - Arthur Padgett Ltd is delighted to again been listed as one of the top 100 apprentice training companys in the country
June, 2015 - Arthur Padgett Ltd wins E3 Family Business of the Year 2015
March, 2015 - Arthur Padgett ltd have won the award for best micro company in the country for training apprentices the gold award was presented in London
March, 2015 - E3 Business Awards Finalist - Family Business of the Year 2015
February, 2015 - Received National Apprentice Award certificate and letter from Deputy Prime Minister - Nick Clegg
February, 2015 - Exactly 90 years between ordering first hand cart and delivery of newest sign written van
December, 2014 - Arthur Padgett Ltd. honoured with National Apprentice Award
June, 2014 - Arthur Padgett Ltd celebrated a week long exhibition at Pendle Heritage Centre opens by the Mayor of Pendle Councilor Smith Bensona
- Arthur Padgett is celebrating 90 years in business with a exhibition from Monday 26th May to 30th May 2014 at the Barn Pendle Heritage Centre, Barrowford. FREE Entry.
- We welcome back Henry Padgett from a successful three weeks working for the charity "One Brick At A Time" providing clean water and building work at Kitarasa school Nr Fort Portal in Uganda.
February, 2014 - Working Biomass Boiler in our showroom!
Come and see our working Biomass Boiler in our showroom, see pictures below.
- Henry wins apprentice of year at Burnley college
- Arthur Padgett ltd as been awarded the distinction of being in top 100 company's for apprentices in the UK
- Letter of congratulations from Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg
August, 2013 - Henry Padgett has been nominated for the award apprentice of the year at Burnley college.
Henry Padgett has been nominated for the award apprentice of the year at Burnley college and a film crew spent time filming for the awards, night we wish him luck!
- Arthur Padgetts are pleased to sponsor this years Pendleside Tractor run on August 17th 2013 This charity event has raised over £10000.00 in the last 5 Years
- A Padgett's would like to welcome to the family firm Jack Spenser our new plumbing and Heating engineer who we feel will be a excellent addition to our staff Jack having been trained at Accrington college.
- Picture from the Evening telegraph with title ‘new book taps into century of plumbing’
Launch of the new book details the history and traditions of nelson Colne & District Master Plumbers Association. The book is on sale now to raise money for Pendleside hospice, sponsors have paid for the printing so everything from the sales will be donated to the hospice. Available from our shop at 245 Leeds Road, Nelson or Pendleside hospice shop Reedley Burnley at £3.00 per copy.
- Burnley College is planning to send four plumbing apprentices to Africa as part of a British Plumbing Employers Council sponsored project with the drop in the Bucket charity. We are raising funds to send Henry Padgett to Africa to work along with a remote Ugandan village community to build wells to provide safe. Drinking water and construct sanitation systems for the village. Our first event is a charity Auction and raffle to be held at the Pendle Inn Barley on Friday 26th. April 7pm start. Please come along, have some fun and support Henry-ALL WELCOME. If you would like to donate something for the Auction(either a gift or offer Us a promised service) please contact our office on 01282 612971.
24th February, 2013 - Arthur Padgett Ltd Fridge Magnet.
The Arthur Padgett Ltd van fridge magnet. Our distinctive red van fridge magnets are now available 'Free' in our shop,to all customers and will be sent out with our current invoices
7th February, 2013 - E3 Business Awards Finalists.
E3 Buisness Awards - we were finalist in the 'investment in skills' catergary.The E3 awards are multicultural awards launched to acknowledge North West companies that are helping to revitalise the region's economy by making real investment in enterprise,education and employment
January 25th, 2013 - Arthur Padgett supports a community cause.
Henry Padgett (son of Edward Padgett, Director) and Jason O'Hara assisted the Live Well, Eat Well project in Pendle.
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What happened in 2012
- Edward Padgett (Director) became the president of the Nelson,Colne & District Master Plumbers Association. 2012 was there 100th Centenary year and a book of there history has been produced - it will be available to purchase in our shop from January 2013.
- Congratulations to our apprentices George And Henry on passing there NVQ examinations at Burnley college. Henry continues to study whilst George is now working and traveling in Australia.
We welcome our new apprentice Jason, who started with us in August.
- Our chosen Charity for 2012 was Pendle Riding for the disabled. We raised over £200 at the Pendleside Villages Queens Diamond jubilee event by hosting a 'test your plumbing skills' water game. We also entered a float and a tug of war team.
In March we were finalists in the Lancashire Red Rose business awards - attending a ceremony at the winter gardens in Blackpool.
During 2012 we joined the Lancashire safe trader Scheme. This service is managed by Lancashire county council trading standards service and its code of practice defines standards required to ensure that businesses are equipped to deliver good customer service.
We are delighted to announce we were local winners for customer feedback and nominated finalists for protecting vulnerable people. At the final ceremony in Preston we were nominated winners in the whole of Lancashire
in the 'supporting local economy' category.
- Our staff took a NVQ level 2 course in customer care via Accrington & Rossendale college. We are pleased to say we all passed with honors.