Frocester Group News

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Frocester Doubles Waterjet Capacity

Frocester Engineering has invested in a second large abrasive waterjet machining centre to increase the capacity of its busy operation. The Omax 55100 machine was supplied and installed by UK distributor, Aquajet, (with a little help from Frocester Electrical) and has...

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Careers event powered by Frocester

Frocester Electrical were called in at short notice to provide the power for a careers event at SGS’s Wise Campus this week. Over 800m of cable was used to provide power sockets to each of the 74 stalls all installed by the Frocester team over one day before the...

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Frocester harness power of the sun

Solar panels have been installed at Frocester's fabrication facilities in Rooksbridge, Somerset. The 24Kw installation comprises 88 high efficiency Trina panels coupled with Solar Edge inverters and should produce approximately 22,000 Kwh of electricity per year. ...

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New Stroud Brewery to be Wired by Frocester Electrical

Frocester Electrical, through main contractor EG Carter, have been awarded the contract for the installation of electrics into the prestigious new Stroud Brewery premises which are being built just 100 metres away from their current location. Keen to stay located in...

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Frocester Support Hills of Hope Charity Cycle Ride

When a group of friends and family decided to embark on an extremely challenging 1 day, 250 mile cycle ride from Land’s End to Berkeley in Gloucestershire in aid of Children with Cancer UK and the James Hopkins Trust, Frocester were happy to support them through the...

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Work experience benefits all

Our recent work experience students Eliot and Charlie,  visited our fabrication plant in Somerset and spent time out and about with Frocester Group electricians.  They got stuck in, asked lots of questions and marvelled at our wealth of experience and expertise across...

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Frocester Group sponsor Wiscombe Hillclimb

Frocester Group are delighted to have become a sponsor of Wiscombe Hillclimb, a popular series of hillclimb races held in the beautiful grounds of Wiscombe House near Honiton, Devon. Run by Wiscombe Ltd, races are always well attended by both competitors and...

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Frocester group’s quality now assured

Frocester Group are very proud to announce achievement of ISO9001:2015 accreditation for it’s quality management system, as registered by The Centre for Assessment Ltd. Group Managing Director, Anthony Locke said “this accreditation marks a tremendous step forward for...

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Frocester Group’s Latest LEADing Lights

Congratulations to Mark Delnevo and Matt Cushley for successfully completing the inaugural LEADlight programme run by Quolux. The programme helps develop the leadership skills of operational managers within businesses through a combination of workshops and peer to...

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Team work pays off for charity ride

Congratulations to the Frocester Group Team completing their 24 hour sponsored bike ride in aid of Cancer Research UK. As always Frocester aims for the top and came 5th overall, completing 350 miles together in relay, despite the hot weather! Well done guys, an...

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Frocester George hosts Frocester Group

The Frocester George pub hosted Frocester Group's summer party recently, bringing together all divisions: engineering and fabrication, electrical, security and fire. Family and friends of the company also joined the group's first joint social since its launch in...

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Bath Rugby awards 2018

Frocester Group are proud to be shirt sponsors for Bath Rugby's Beno Obano who was named Bath's most improved player and best forward this season. Group MD, Anthony Locke, photographed here with Beno, congratulated him on his achievements. The awards evening was...

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Welcome Isabelle to the Frocester family!

Congratulations to Natalie our general manager and her husband Kris on the arrival of their daughter Isabelle ! We hope she enjoyed her first tour of the workshops in Somerset.  Welcome to the Frocester family; we aim to bring our strengths together in fabrication,...

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New Year = New Identity for Frocester

Frocester Engineering staff see the new identity for the first time at launch event in Rooksbridge Following a successful launch event at the Rooksbridge manufacturing facility, Frocester has now transformed into a group of companies under one banner that...

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Brighton and Hove BikeShare Scheme

Frocester engineering are pleased to be part of another successful Hourbike installation,  this time in Brighton and Hove.  Their on-street bicycle docking stations were fabricated in our metal working factory in Somerset.  Our team then organised for the stands to...

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