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Research and Development Tax Relief for Door and Window Manufacturers - Webinar Resources

Webinar Registration - How you could benefit from valuable Tax Relief for Research and Development

Research and Development Tax Relief - could you be missing out?

Research and Development tax relief is an extremely generous incentive from the UK Government which many door and window manufacturers are still missing out on - are you? Coastal Group hosted a webinar along with PKF Francis Clark Tax Consultancy to help door and window manufacturers find out. Listen to the recording below and see if you qualify for Research and Development Tax Relief.


Investing to help with your door and window manufacturing

Investing to help with your door and window manufacturing

Worried about your hardware supply chain for your door and window production?

Many would have experienced the issues caused by a supply chain unable to fulfil your hardware requirements - an idle door and window production line costs you an awful lot of wasted money.

So we've invested in a new second Distribution Warehouse and our 'Next Day Delivery Service' for door and window hardware is up and operational again.

As we work towards our new 'Sense of Purpose' of 'shaping the future' for our clients, enabling them to maximise the value of their doors and windows, our latest warehouse investment will benefit you in many ways:

  • Reduce 'stock outs' - Increased stockholding will help us achieve our 'On Time In Full' fulfilment objectives for you.
  • Provide a stable and secure supply chain - Idle production lines cost money so we aim to remove the issues experienced by many over recent months in being unable to finish their doors and windows through lack of hardware.
  • Increase our 'Made in the UK' range of hardware - Providing you with peace of mind with our own quality range of suited hardware.

View images of our new Distribution Warehouse getting up and running below:

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Helping you achieve your business goals in 2019

Happy New YearWe wanted to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year and a prosperous 2019.

To enable you to deliver high quality doors and windows for your customers, and set yourselves apart from your competition, we will be focusing on bringing you the very best hardware solutions on the market today.

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Date for your diary and our New Year gift to you

With the Christmas holidays almost upon us we wanted to wish you season’s greetings, and remind you the last opportunity for you to order for delivery before the Christmas break is 3pm, Wednesday 19th December.

You can of course continue to place orders with us by simply emailing [email protected]. Your order will be processed as soon as we return on Wednesday 2nd January.

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Who is your Business Development Manager (Timber Joinery Market)

Customer service is always very high on the agenda here at Coastal and we’ve added to our team this year, so we can spend more time with you. We’re here to help you innovate and upgrade the style, performance & longevity of your external timber doors & windows.

From offering support, help and advice to introducing you to the latest innovative products, designed to help you create even better windows and doors, we wanted to let you know who is covering your region and how you can get in touch to set up meetings with them.

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Coastal Opens Leicester Office

The arrival of Steve Beeby who joins the Business Development Team covering the North East and Scotland has seen us open our first Northern Office in Leicester.

By opening the office, customers based in the Midlands, Northern England and Scotland will have the opportunity to meet us off site and discuss their specific needs with us much closer to home. Be introduced to our door and window hardware solutions designed to help you manufacture a range of doors and windows that will perform better and last longer.

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New Arrivals at the Coastal Team

The Coastal family has grown again with the arrival of Tom Reeves and Steve Beeby in the Customer Services and Business Development Team’s respectively.

Having previously run his own joinery company Steve brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, which he will use to great effect supporting customers predominantly in the North East of England and Scotland.

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Pulling Together As A Team

Teamwork was the name of the game for Coastal staff on our recent team building day at Cornwall’s Adrenalin Quarry.

We challenged everyone to step out of their comfort zone and put them to the test to work together, build together and to stay afloat on their own raft, which they had to race.

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Investing in Quality & Knowledge to Support You

Here at Coastal we are committed to bringing the very best products on the market to support you. But it’s not just about great products – it’s about great customer service too.

And one of the main ways to help you is by having a team that is highly knowledgeable, experienced and on hand to deal with any technical questions or issues that you might have.

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Coastal makes a trio of new appointments - creating the foundation for further expansion

Trio of new appointments

It’s an exciting time of growth and development here at Coastal as our reputation for combining great customer service with market leading hardware solutions drives new sales and new customers across the UK.

Not only is this reflected in the creation of a brand new warehouse facility at our head offices, which will be opened shortly, but has also seen the Coastal team grow again.

We have made three new appointments to key areas of the business with Neil Jones appointed as Marketing Manager, Kevin Richards in the Customer Services Team and Mike Ives heading up our 'Goods In'.

All three bring a wealth of experience and expertise in their roles and will undoubtedly make a big contribution to Coastal as we enter the next phase of our development.

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Coastal Specialist Ironmongery Adds to its Growing Team

James PowellOne of the UK’s leading window and door hardware specialists, Coastal Group, has added further strength and expertise to its team with the appointment of James Powell as Technical Sales Manager.

James joins Coastal having built a 15-year career in the construction industry, initially as a fully qualified engineer before moving to a technical role with one of the World’s leading lock manufacturers.

Developing a keen interest in the hardware aspect of the industry, prior to moving to Coastal, James held leading sales and technical roles with bi-fold door manufacturer Slide N Fold and also hardware manufacturer Winkhaus, where he was able to build his technical knowledge further.

Covering the South of the UK, with a particular emphasis within London, James was responsible for leading contract wins for both organisations.

Joining Coastal as the Technical Sales Manager, James will spend much of his time developing relationships across the Coastal customer base, providing a range of technical advice and support, supporting sales and developing the growing reputation that Coastal has developed within the sector for market leading customer support.

“We are delighted to welcome James to the Coastal team. His knowledge and interpersonal skills will be a major benefit for our customers and enhance the support, advice and expertise that we are able to offer our customers, aligned to providing the best products available in window and door hardware,” said Coastal MD Loren Jenner.


New Operations Manager Brings Wealth of Experience to Coastal Group

Phil WalklettWith business increasing across the UK and into Europe, leading external door and timber window hardware specialist, Coastal Group has expanded its management team to further support its development and growth aspiration plans.

Phil Walklett has joined Coastal Group as Operations Manager and will use his many years’ experience within the timber industry to help oversee day to day activities across the business. In particular, Phil will be looking to focus on further developing the company’s internal and external software infrastructure to create wider benefits and efficiencies for Coastal’s customers. Phil is also an experienced CAD user and is further developing Coastal’s section & product drawings for customers.

Having worked in the timber manufacturing sector for over 25 years, including technical management and IT roles within renowned timber window and door manufacturer Clearwood, Phil has brought about significant improvements within every business he has worked for through the development and implementation of business software systems across internal and customer-facing platforms.

According to Coastal’s Senior Director Anthony Jenner Phil’s experience within the timber and window and door manufacturing sector will help the company as demand for its services continues to grow.

“It’s an exciting time for the business in terms of our growth and development and a great time to welcome Phil to Coastal Group. The combination of our product offering combined with our industry knowledge and dedicated focus on customer service and support has been a catalyst for growth and Phil’s experience and skills, particularly in software and IT will help us develop that even further,” said Anthony.