Making It Big, ‘Made in Chesterfield still cuts it

Toby Perkins MP highlighted the strength of local manufacturing during a visit to Chesterfield company, Direct Engineering & Site Services Ltd.

Toby visited Direct Engineering & Site Services Ltd to look around their facility on Sheepbridge Industrial Estate and discuss their plans for expansion.

Toby said, “Direct Engineering & Site Services Ltd have taken on five new employees recently and are now looking at expanding their site to help deliver new contracts. They are investing in local people, taking on apprentices and have created a diverse product range that is being delivered to customers across the world.”

Toby with company director, Ray Woolley

Toby with company director, Ray Woolley

Direct Engineering & Site Services Ltd was established in 1997 by Ray Woolley and has grown from strength to strength. The company moved to bigger premises two years ago and is now looking to expand into new units on the industrial estate. The company has invested over £200k in new equipment to meet the requirements of the new contracts it has won.

Toby added, “It was great to meet Ray and his team and see another Chesterfield company that is growing. We may not have the huge factories of old in Chesterfield employing hundreds of people, but we do still have a hub of manufacturing and engineering that is competing strongly and providing skilled jobs.”

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I am Toby Perkins, Labour's Member of Parliament for Chesterfield. If you would like to get in touch with me, my office is open and can be reached by phone on 01246 386 286. I also hold regular surgeries so that constituents can meet me and I can take up their concerns. If you would like to make an appointment then please do contact my office. Thank you for visiting.

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