Sanderson Brothers, Preston

“Without the grant from the Lancashire Business Growth Fund we probably would not have made this investment and the business may well not have been able to continue. I cannot speak highly enough of all the people who have helped with the grant.” Ian Sanderson Managing Director

Mr Sanderson goes on to say “This investment will help us to attract bigger jobs, improve our health and safety compliance, streamline wood processing which does tend to bottleneck at the moment and, through a new extraction facility help us to reduce dust.”

Sanderson Bros in Inglewhite, just outside Preston, has been in the family since it opened in Silk Mill Lane back in 1898. The firm secured a £30,000 grant from the Fund, which comes from the Regional Growth Fund, as part of a major investment in a new building.

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