Flashback Friday!

If you are lucky enough to be visiting Whitley Bay in this glorious sunshine, take a look at The Spanish City! It has been around three years since we completed our project there, which comprised of restoration of existing timber windows, renewal of timber doors, refurbishment of wood paneling and the manufacture and installation of fitted furniture. I’m sure you’ll agree the completed photos are fantastic!

Site Manager Opportunities

Our Site Managers are a FANTASTIC asset to our organisation! They are the frontline to making our contracts come to life through to completion, and ‘after sales’ – interested? Great, we are recruiting! Please check out our Careers Page for more details.


We are delighted to end this week reflecting on some press releases regarding key contracts completed within our Construction Division. Well done to the teams involved! We have also had great feedback from Co-op themselves and Howarth Litchfield. Check out the articles here:

We are fortunate through both strategic and organic growth to be able to support many of our own projects as well as operating in their own entity with Mechanical and Fire Door provision also, as well as Specialist Joinery if we are lucky enough to. Contact us if you have any enquiries.

We also have some fantastic opportunities to join our team so please do check out our careers page for more information if you or someone you may know who could be suitable!

Our Journey

A Family Business ..

A Family Business: but what does that mean to us? We are proud of our heritage, and when we could not celebrate our 160th year in business last year (5th generation in) we have taken to community partnership opportunities to support other local businesses and charities, encourage mental health and wellbeing as well as take as much consideration into the HOW we operate as we do in WHAT we do and produce! I LOVE hearing stories from our Site Managers on how they have helped make christmas grottos to recycle and reuse for the local community of their site or leave dog bowls of water for local walkers. It is the small personal touches. Keep an eye out, we have an exciting bake off style collaboration with Fifteas Vintage Tearoom  and Sandringham Care Home  in 2 weeks time! (All employees / family encouraged to partake!) Please show your support by liking theirs and our pages and placing reviews where you can (social media platforms, google, yell etc) Thank you ???? #loveconstruction #consideratecontractor #familybusiness #LoveBishopAuckland

Some Updates!

We have a lot to shout out about at the end of another busy week

Construction Excellence Awards: There were great examples of innovation, industry wide collaboration and investing in people and the future of construction.  Congratulations to all of the winners, and the recognition we got to be shortlisted is something we are so proud of all of our staff and stakeholders.  Thank you.  We unfortunately did not win our category but the projects we lost against were pretty fantastic!

COVID Complacency: Just a reminder that as we get more normality back (which is great!) we maintain our covid safe operating procedures and politely ask everyone helps to continue to adhere to this as it is so important in the ongoing fight to keep everyone safe.

Improving our Comms: We have some exciting new developments. When you call us we have some new options so please listen carefully. We also have a new mailing list feature on our website whereby you can join to hear the latest news and open positions first hand when they go live.


St Godric’s Close, Durham ????

We were awarded this Design & Build project to provide 17Nr bungalows as part of a social housing scheme. You may remember we had previously posted the site plan just before we had made a start on site. Here is an update on the project, keep your eyes peeled for more updates in the near future ????

Construction Awards of Excellence Finalist!

The Construction Awards of Excellence 2021 finalists have been announced and T. Manners & Sons ltd are honoured to have made this list for the category: English Building Contractor of the Year!

In what was supposed to be a year of celebration as we turned 160. 2020 was such a difficult year, as so for so many. We are so proud of our workforce for all they have achieved despite the constraints. Our submission reflected work from all of our departments.

If you would like to join us at the virtual celebration on 15 April at 19:00. Register to attend here:



ISO Success! ????????

We have received our new ISO certification just recently. We’d like to thank all who contributed to help achieve this! Below is some feedback we have received from our most recent audit:

✨ Strong Systems in Place

✨ Good Communication Channels in Place, Resulting in Repeat Business

✨ Good Commitment and Knowledge within the Company, Good Sponsorship from Directors

✨ Excellent Feedback from Clients

✨ Robust H&S Audits

✨ Sites in Great Condition

✨ New Website looks Good

✨ Good use of Internal Audits


The Only Way is Up! ⬆️

We have secured the existing building façade at our project, Former King James School, Bishop Auckland. This will enable us to move forward with the construction of the apartment block. The existing façade will be retained and restored as the front elevation of the apartments. Works are also underway for the 16Nr bungalows on the site. We will be posting our progress with the site on our social media so be sure to keep a lookout! ????