British Ironwork Centre

22 Mar 2019
Recognised nationally as a long-established and greatly-respected awarding body, The British Coach Tourism Awards (BCTA) aim to honour and award those in the industry who are truly exceptional at what they do for coach trips and their visitors across the UK. The awards are as much an honour as they are a representation of what all coach tourism industry professionals should aspire to be. Nominees...
05 Nov 2018
The Ironwork’s Offer a Helping Hand to The British Heart Foundation Celebrated every year, World Heart Day brings thousands of people across the world together in a bid to raise awareness about the importance of taking care of your heart. Over 17 million people die every year from heart related diseases, making it the leading cause of death and disability in the world. The British Heart...
Ben Walker (Marketing Officer -Groups, Media, Digital & Research), Clive Knowles (Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre) & Paul Gossage (Director of Marketing and PR)
16 Oct 2018
We have long admired The Ironbridge Gorge Museums for their history, hard work and continued efforts to make their site a truly amazing place to visit. Seeing them as the matriarchy of iron, we were completely thrilled when the discussion of a partnership between us turned into an iron-strong reality. Described by the Ironbridge as “a partnership between the new and the old”, we will now be...
08 Oct 2018
This year has seen a lot of great events and work take place here at the British Ironwork centre but one of our most successful was by far our 2nd annual Proms in the Park. This year we threw all of our energy into ensuring that Proms 2018 was a regional success. We invested heavily in a special dome stage which looked simply spectacular when lit up, and we secured the very best in regional...
08 Oct 2018
Mrs D Brown, the headmistress at Adcote School for girls, recently visited us to discuss our existing partnership. We have always been in close association with Adcote and are strong supporters of all that they endeavour to achieve with their students. We provide mutual support for each other in that sense that, whilst we provide work experience and support, Adcote provides us with bilingual...
03 Oct 2018
Created as a way to help those furthest away from employment find a suitable career path, Enable relies on its business partnerships to create valuable and lasting relationships. Enable is a Shropshire-based organisation that aims to match their clients with the best possible regional employers to match their interests and skillsets. They pride themselves on working alongside businesses to...
Clive Knowles, Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre & Chris Worman, Green Flag Judge
02 Oct 2018
The Daily Mail has recently reported that thousands of parks across the UK are falling into disrepair and left unattended to become unsafe no-go zones. 1 in 3 UK councils have sold off parks in the past year, meaning that many communities are left without the benefits of a greenery near their houses. Some say that this park crisis poses the biggest threat to British parks and public greens since...
Tudor Humphreys- Macmillan Partnership Manager  & Tracy Knowles - British Ironwork Centre
28 Sep 2018
For the past few years we have been honoured to host Macmillan Cancer Trust in the world’s biggest coffee morning to help raise vital funds for their wonderful cause. This September the 28th saw an even bigger selection of homemade cakes, attendees, and tastiness adorn our Forge Café tables than last year. With each cake being brought in by a member of the Ironworks Centre staff, the range and...
07 Sep 2018
This weekend saw two patriotic champions raising much needed funds for the heart research being conducted at the Oswestry Hospital. A team of British Heart Foundation fundraisers took over the Ironworks’ entrance to greet visitors and promote their need for help. The Ironworks concierge team took a step backwards to allow the British Heart volunteers to take all membership and charitable...
03 Sep 2018
In a bid to improve the well-being of our staff to limit the number of sick days taken per year, we had Carole Main from Mainly Pilates visit us again this week. Statistics show that an estimated 137.3 million working days were lost due to sickness and injury in the UK in 2016. Although decreased significantly since the 90s, this number is incredibly high and we would love to contribute to a...
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