We are the UK's no.1 home improvements company. We have been delivering great quality, value and service to our customers for over 50 years.
When you're looking to make improvements to your home, it's vital you pick a company that's got all the credentials needed to do the job and has a reputation for high quality craftsmanship. Find out more about our highly skilled craftspeople, why we make all our products here in Britain and what we think makes Anglian special.
We are proud to carry the ‘Made in Britain' marque – it tells you that the quality, craftsmanship and timeless design of the products you're looking for are made here in this country. Our guarantees underline our commitment to offering you the highest quality home improvements. We make everything individually, so we are confident that you won't find a better standard anywhere else.
We are extremely proud that 95% of our customers would recommend us to their friends and family and 42% of our weekly sales are from returning customers buying more home improvements products from us – what better endorsement of the quality of our craftsmanship and service can there be?
We celebrate every year our Long Service Awards with our people. Anglian recognises that it would not be an industry leading company it is today without the irreplaceably talented and highly skilled people. From Sales, through to Manufacturing, onto Operations and with the support of Head Office and ABP, the contribution and role of each person, especially those we award each year for their service, are highly respected and greatly appreciated. The Company acknowledges that the expertise in our people play such an integral and pivotal role in the growth and success of Anglian.
Just in 2016, our 50th year, we awarded over 100 long-service recognition awards to employees achieving 20, 25, 30 and 40 years-service – what Company do you know who can say that these days?! We are very proud that for many of our people, they have had a career for life.
Sheila has worked for Anglian for over 20 years holds a Supervisory role within the South East. With a keen eye for detail and a calm and collected approach, Sheila is a well-respected member of the office team.
Sarah is a valued member of the finance function and held in high regard both within and outside of the department. Part of her role is that of Property Administrator. This requires great tenacity to solve problems and chase down information both internally and externally. Sarah excels at this whilst retaining the utmost integrity.
John started his employment with Anglian at Bowthorpe and is a multi-skilled individual, he is very capable and enjoys the occasional site visit or delivery job at short notice to help the company when needed.
Gerald (aka Yogi) started his Anglian career in 1976 (aged 17) at Weston Hall doing general gardening & building works for George Williams. He has worked at most sites including; Mile Cross, St. Benedicts Garage & Fifers Lane Wood Shop. Yogi even worked as a Long Distance Driver for a few years.
Anglian is committed to investing in our people through a blend of Learning and Development. We believe our employees should have opportunities available to them to reach their full potential through learning and thought our dedicated L&D team, we deliver numerous programs across the business, which are both online and classroom led learning. The important thing for Anglian is that our people’s learning is both accessible and engaging and supports them to achieve their career aspirations.
Whether it's an NVQ, hands on experience or a classroom led course, our learning & development approach is evolving to support our people’s career, whatever direction they chose to take.
Julie first joined Anglian in 1996 working evenings and weekends in our “link Line” team which is now our Contact Centre. As her children got older, Julie grew her hours and responsibilities as she progressed to Team Leader. From here, Julie has had a number of roles within our Guarantees and Product Development Departments, to her current role as Marketing Communications. Julie is a well-respected member of our team with a fountain of knowledge.
Carl started working with Anglian on the backshift toughening glass and after two years in the plant applied for a supervisor roles. Since then, he studied a degree in Management Studies and was promoted to Area Manager.
Martin started at Bowthorpe working on the sash cutting and prep work in the factory. Martin is now a mainframe saw operator and is very important to the production of the Factory.
Jonathan is a well trusted member of the team and is an inspiration to many of our new surveyors joining. During Jonathans longstanding career with Anglian, he has been hugely passionate about what he does, delivering excellent customer service to our customers, operations and sales colleagues.
Jason started work at Anglian, developing his skills over the years within our Glass factory. Jason is a skilled operatives that helps supports our new colleagues in their early weeks of joining on how we glaze windows.
Keith started working with Anglian in 2003, first as a Footcanvasser, then progressed to Telecanvasser Manager to his current role of Regional Footcan Manager. Keith is a very motivated person and has always encouraged his team to work to the best of their abilities and develop the skills needed to consistently deliver targets. He drives his team managers to always train and support new starters to become high performers. Keith's journey reflects the opportunity for progression within Anglian and says it is the perfect place to build a career, if that is what you want!
At Anglian, we have a state of the art LMS platform, known as the Learning Hub – which offers a whole host of courses to all our people from how to use Excel to how to eat healthily. Of course, there are plenty of more work-related topics too, but the library of courses is immense and allows our employees to educate and develop themselves on many interesting topics.
The Learning Hub is accessible on various devices, which means our people can learn at a time which is convenient, at their own pace and can be done anywhere. Learning has never been so easy and accessible.
Our people can learn at any time of the day, any place on any device. It’s easy! Courses tend to be bite-sized modules, which can be programmed in most people’s daily diary meaning learning can happen at any time to suit both the individual.
The Learning Hub is great to navigate around and very easy to use. However, training is also given on how to get the most out of your Learning Hub!
We take pride in the training and development we offer ensuring that our learning is role specific and tailored to the individual’s needs. We offer a wide range of nationally recognised qualifications through a blended approach to support all career aspirations
Anglian takes on several Apprentices every year in its commitment to forge relationships from leaving education and embarking on a career. We like to create opportunities to develop skilled workers for the future and to support us achieving our goals, we have established excellent working relationships and partnerships with many specialised training providers, colleges and universities across the country.
Anglian is committed to the on-going development of its management structure, always looking for talented people ready for succession planning opportunities. With numerous purposefully designed programs, all with the common goal to enhance management skills, we aim to create personal development plans encouraging people to become well rounded leaders for our future business.
We are committed to delivering the highest standard of training and development to our people and aspire to go beyond minimal technical competence. Working in partnership with the GQA, Anglian have been recognised as being a GQA approved training provider for our standards around competence and training towards our installers and surveyors. With the introduction of our Physical Training Centre and with our on-going commitment around improving quality of training towards our installers and surveyors, we can promote the Green Q logo as a mark of our recognised standards.
Anglian is interested in finding talented, ambitious and driven people to join our team. We look forward to hearing from you!