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We introduce Robert Greenop (Bobby) as the newest addition to our Engineering team, joining us in the role of Mechanical Design Engineer. Robert brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise, having earned a First Class MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Liverpool John Moores University. He has been honing his skills and gaining […]

Expansion Announcement!

We’re excited to share some big news: we’ve acquired the engineering site formerly occupied by Mitchell Dryers at Kingmoor Park South, Carlisle. This expansion is a significant step forward for us, providing the space and resources needed to handle our expanding projects and better serve our clients. Yesterday, our team had the chance to explore […]

Investment News!

Our second Correa Fox 60 Bridge Mill machine has arrived with us fresh from the #MACH24 event and is in the process of being installed in our workshops with the assistance of DTS (UK) Ltd! As the largest machine showcased at the event, it gained significant interest, and we are delighted that its ours! 🎉 […]

New Machine Investment

This week we’ve taken delivery of our new Doosan Puma 2600LY Turn Mill to further enhance capacity and capability in our Machine Shop. It’s now in place and up and running, ready to start work 💪🏼 For any machining enquires, please get in touch –

Bright Stars

We’re taking part in the award-winning Bright Stars programme in partnership with Kingmoor Infant School, Carlisle! This fantastic competition, developed by Centre for Leadership Performance Cumbria, is aimed at Primary School children across Cumbria. Over 8 weeks, we’ll support the school in crafting their own mini Social Enterprise, fostering creativity, making a profit and a […]

MACH Exhibition 2024

We’re at the MACH24 Exhibition this week where our Correa Fox milling machine is on display with DTS UK Ltd, the largest machine at this years event! This is our second Correa Fox machine, and is another significant investment which strengthens our machining capabilities. The whole machine shop team visited on Monday, with Steve Kennedy […]

Dream Placement 2024

Last week at Bendalls, we had the pleasure of hosting Dream Placement week in collaboration with the Centre for Leadership Performance. This year, we welcomed Mischa from The Nelson Thomlinson School in Wigton to explore the world of Mechanical Engineering. Throughout her time here, Mischa received valuable insights into Sales, Estimating, and Project Management. Ed […]

Apprentice Outward Bound (2023 Intake)

First-year apprentices from Bendalls, NW Total, Chirton Engineering and Stolle Europe recently embarked on an unforgettable journey to The Outward Bound Trust Eskdale! Despite the challenging tasks and unpredictable weather, they showcased incredible teamwork and resilience, while also discovering more about themselves and gaining confidence.   This adventure marks the second of many Outward Bound […]

Apprentice Open Day!

Providing a range of Engineering and Business Apprenticeships at our in-house training facility in association with Lakes college, based on Kingstown Broadway, Carlisle. Join us for a guided look around our exiting workshops at our main site on Brunthill Road and speak to experienced staff about the roles we cover here at Bendalls, followed by […]

Apprentice of the Year 2022-23!

Bendalls Apprentice of the Year 2022-23 is awarded to Margaret Bell, a shining star now in her 2nd year of a Metal Fabrication apprenticeship through the Carr’s Engineering Skills Academy! Margaret has consistently surpassed our expectations since joining us in September 2022. Her performance has gathered praise not only from the college but also from […]