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Why You Can Buy With Confidence from Midland Ladders

September 26, 2014 1
The Midland Ladder Company is a family business established in 1965 and for nearly fifty years we have built a reputation for great service and products.  When we started out all those years ago we primarily served Birmingham and the Midlands, but as our reputation grew, so did the business and we expanded to cover the whole country, based from our warehouse conveniently located minutes from the M5, M4, M40 and M42.Although we offer free next day delivery in the UK mainland, you can still collect your order from us if you prefer and we are on hand on the phone if you need to speak to one of our experts.  All the products we stock are kite marked and certified for domestic, trade or industrial use and everything comes with a minimum 1-year warranty.Here’s what some of our customers have...
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Floods, Storms and Ladders

February 21, 2014 0
The unprecedented weather conditions throughout the UK have caused misery and hardship.We have seen communities pulling together trying to battle through unimaginable discomfort.  Every time there are severe gales and torrential rain, ladder sales and more specifically roof ladders sales literally go through the roof! ( excuse the pun.)All UK ladder manufacturers are at full stretch at the moment and whilst we stock the majority of ladders in our Droitwich warehouse, we have sold out in record time this year and  we are currently awaiting many replacements, some having been on order since January 1st.  But the fault doesn't lie with the manufacturers, whilst some aluminium is made in the UK, the vast majority is sourced from abroad and cannot simply be ordered on spec because it all ha...
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Midland Ladders: Cultural Attaché

February 18, 2014 0
Four years ago we were asked by one of our overseas suppliers if we would be prepared to take a university student for a month as part of her 'sandwich' course.  She was doing a business studies degree in France.  When my three daughters were at school we have had various exchange students. The best being 2 German girls during the D day celebrations! (But thats another story)  So we felt that we should be able to cope. We live and work in a tiny village so not only would she be working with us everyday she would also have to live with us.We were told that she lived in Paris with her Algerian/French family and she was a Muslim. Any pre-conceived  notions or worries that we had disappeared when we met her at the airport, she was absolutely delightful. She had a wonderful sense of humou...
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Happy New Year - and a story about trestle tables!

January 06, 2014 0
Once upon a time we supplied trestle tables to a well known clothing chain. (This was in the days of yore when the staff had to unpack daily deliveries).The trestle tables were well constructed with metal legs and melamine topped with a wooden surround. However 3 of the tables arrived damaged and were returned to us. One had the legs so badly buckled you couldn’t open them and the two others had been dropped on the ends, so the wooden surrounds were smashed. Our production manager in a quieter moment managed to repair all three. For nearly twenty years two of them were used as desks, then our commander in chief decided that we should all have proper desks i.e ones with drawers. So the trestle tables were put into the warehouse.Since then these 3 trestle tables have been to more parties t...
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