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Remembrance Day Poppy Railings

Last updated: Monday, November 12, 2018

A Bedfordshire council has commissioned bespoke poppy railings to honour the dead in the refurbishment of its village war memorial. Langford Parish Council contacted Huthwaite-based Alpha Rail to supply its renowned poppy style railings for war memorials in time for its celebrations to mark the 100-year anniversary since the end of World War One. Alpha Rail supplied and installed […]

Nine in 20-Year Club

Last updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Staff loyalty is spreading at a Nottinghamshire-based metal railings and gates manufacturer. A ninth employee in recent months has passed the 20-year milestone working with Alpha Rail in Huthwaite. Colin Moore from the finishing department joins a band of eight employees who over the last two years have been at Alpha Rail for more than two decades – […]

Alpha Role in Latest Film

Last updated: Thursday, August 30, 2018

What’s the connection between Spider-Man, Batman, an ITV drama, a home restoration show and a supermarket Christmas ad? Answer: they have all found a role for products from Huthwaite-based metal railings and gates manufacturer Alpha Rail. A backstage role in the super hero’s newest adventure movie, Spider-Man: Far From Home, is the latest accolade for Alpha Rail. […]

Estimator Clocks up 20 Years

Last updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A senior estimator has  celebrated his 20-year anniversary at Alpha Rail. Paul Johnson joined the Huthwaite-based metal railings and gates specialists in 1998, when the firm operated out of its old factory on Urban Road in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.   His duties have included pricing projects and liaison with architects and clients over initial enquiries.  During his tenure, he […]

Sales Growth Brings New Recruits

Last updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Metal railings and gates manufacturer Alpha Rail has made two new hires following growing sales since its move to a new purpose-built facility in Huthwaite. Ashley Evans (left) has joined as a project engineer and Jack Cousins as the firm’s latest apprentice. Evans, from Mansfield Woodhouse, will be liaising with customers regarding design and product specifications, producing […]

MP Opens New Alpha Rail Factory

Last updated: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Member of Parliament for Ashfield and Eastwood has officially opened a new fencing factory in her constituency. Gloria de Piero opened Alpha Rail’s new manufacturing facility in Huthwaite, with 40 customers, staff, suppliers and contractors present, after an £800,000 refurbishment to the 16,000 sq ft purpose-designed workshops and offices. Before being elected as an MP, Ms […]

Notts Firm’s £800k Move

Last updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Nottinghamshire metal railings and gates manufacturer has invested £800,000 in a move to new premises. Alpha Rail has moved from Kirkby in Ashfield to a new purpose-built factory on The County Estate in Huthwaite, creating a single open-plan unit of over 16,000 sq ft and two-storey office space out of what was originally four separate units.. […]