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Lord Mayor and His Consort Visit N&U

This week Norman & Underwood were honoured to receive a visit from the Lord Mayor, Councillor John Thomas and his Consort Mrs Margaret Corley. The Lord Mayor was particularly interested in the crafts that our employees have at Norman & Underwood for specialist services of Sand cast lead, stonemasonry, glass cutting and lead bossing. After more »

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World Record!

April 2014 Norman and Underwood are proud to be part of a New World Record! History On the 5th April 1903 the master tinsmith Gottlieb Scheu created a whistling invention out of two pieces of metal. He gave these whistles to his children as a present and they could not be overheard with their piercing more »

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Leicester Market Redevelopment

Leicester City council are currently redeveloping the famous Leicester Market. Their plan is to construct a new food hall as well as creating a public square. The market hall which currently exists will be removed and the public space and new building will have improved access. They are also planning on re-locating recycling facilities, the more »

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The Queen Visits Southwark Cathedral

On Thursday (21st Nov 2013) Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh visited Southwark Cathedral in which Norman & Underwood are currently working on re-roofing the South Nave Aisle, North Transept, Harvard Chapel (all lead) and North Choir Aisle (copper), including timber substructure repairs and stone masonry conservation works. Pupils more »

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N&U LJCC Award

N&U LJCC Award 1st August, 2013 As you may already know we helped with the development and building of the new Fire and Rescue service in Birstall Leicestershire which opened in April 2013. N&U are delighted to announce that we have been congratulated and awarded with a certificate due to the Cladding work which took more »

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N&U Sponsor SPAB

Car Sponsorship Years 2015 2014 2013 Norman & Underwood have recently sponsored The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings by lending them the use of a car from the 11th of March 2013 to 20th December 2013 so that they can travel around the country to promote a better understanding of the traditional skills more »

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University Honours

9th July, 2010 The University of Leicester is to confer honorary degrees on ten distinguished individuals of local, national and international standing at degree ceremonies to be held at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester between Tuesday 13th and Friday 16th July 2010. The Leicester Honorands are drawn from the worlds of business and industry, local more »

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