Author - Ellie McCracken

Inspiring the next generation of apprentices

Clark Door attended the inaugural Talent Connect event in Carlisle city centre on Saturday 21st September, launched by John Stevenson MP.The day-long event was designed to bring young people together in one place so that they can get inspired, discover high-profile career opportunities, take a different look at learning, and get involved in creating a bright future for themselves [...]

Flying the Flag Finalists

Clark Door welcomed Henri Murison, Director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and Luke Dicicco, Group Business Editor of Newsquest in their role as in-Cumbria Business Awards judges.Henri, a self-confessed fan of visiting manufacturing facilities, wanted to get straight out onto the shop floor to see how our specialist high performance doors are made before they are shipped to UK [...]

Clark Door Give a Day to the City

First year Clark Door mechanical craft apprentices Adam Jackson and Jamie McClean, supervisor Tim Fisher, and Operations and Supply Chain Manager Adam Wharton lent a hand to this year’s Give a Day to the City community project.  Their job was to refurbish a disused outbuilding at 108 Mealbank by cladding walls, making and installing a work bench, fixing racking [...]

In-Cumbria Business Awards Finalists

The shortlist for the in-Cumbria Business Awards 2019 has been revealed this week. Clark Door are thrilled to have made it to the final three for the categories of Best Manufacturing Business and the prestigious new award, Flying the Flag for Cumbria.The awards recognise the impact and success of individuals and companies in Cumbria, spanning all sizes and industry [...]

Clark Door cuts the turf on its new factory extension

An official ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on Clark Door's £3 million extension has been held. The expansion of the Kingmoor Park site will allow it to carry out research and development, and will create up to 20 jobs new jobs.Work is being carried out by Cumbrian building firm Thomas Armstrong and the investment was boosted [...]