Arden Windows Ltd - Organisational Restructure
16th October 2020
Building on the successes and significant internal improvements implemented over the course of the last two years; Arden Windows Ltd have appointed John Sidebottom as Managing Director. John has over 20 years experience in the fenestration industry and joined the business in 2018 having previously worked in Senior positions at Crittall and NorDan UK, where he enjoyed considerable success in sales, operations and project management.
Jim Hawthorne, formally Operations Manager at Arden Windows has been promoted to Production Director and brings a wealth of experience having being employed by Arden for over 24 Years, Jim brings a depth of knowledge, continuity and stability to the manufacturing unit as well as an appetite for change a commitment to continual improvement.
Andy Warren whom joined the business in January as Financial Controller has been appointed as Finance Director. Andy is an MBA qualified, commercially astute Finance Director with extensive senior management and board level experience, a very welcome and innovative individual whom add the final touch to the reinvigorated senior management team.
John Sidebottom commented: “These are very exciting and also very challenging times for Arden Windows, and indeed the whole of the Fenestration industry. Arden is a family owned business whom have operated from their manufacturing unit in Coventry for over 30 Years, and are without doubt one of the most innovative and solution led bespoke manufacturers of Timber Windows and Doors in the UK” “
We have been working very hard over the course of the last few years to reinvigorate sales and build our brand; without doubt we have some of the best timber products in the market, noting we won the British Woodworking Federation Award for Best Product Design In Wood in 2018. We also provide a full sub-contract installation service which is headed up by our dedicated Contracts Manager Jamie Hill whom has many years Construction and Project Management Experience.”
“Our focus is clear, we will build on the success of recent years, maximise our brand awareness, and increase sales. At the same time we will continue to manufacture the most innovative & highest quality of products in the market, completing projects on time and in full, putting our customers first. Alongside this will bring our employees with us, working alongside and supporting them to fulfil their potential, embedding the best of traditional family business values inherent throughout all levels at Arden Windows.”
Established in 1989 Arden Windows are a UK manufacturer and installer of premium quality, high performance Timber windows and doors. They utilise advanced manufacturing techniques and equipment to deliver competitive and market leading products in precision engineered softwoods and hardwoods. They boast an extensive range encompassing both traditional and modern contemporary window styles, alongside this a truly outstanding capability in bespoke design.
Accreditation / Certification: • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BS6375, BS5713, BS8000, Pas 23/24 • Secured by Design License Holders & 100% of our timber is certified by the FSC. • We are FENSA Registered, CHAS Accredited & Pre-Qualified by Construction-line. • Award Winning Members of the British Woodworking Federation • Members of the Wood Window Alliance.
Clients include, Taylor Wimpey, London Borough of Camden, Engie, Morris Homes, Berkeley Group,Crest Nicholson, Mitre Construction, Durkan and many others. Projects range from Private New Build Houses, to Retirement Villages in the North, to Multi-Million pound window replacement projects for listed buildings in central London.