Family Business Visit: Archwood Group


13 November 2024, 11:00 am

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Archwood Group, based in Chirk, manufactures timber products with two trading brands – Richard Burbidge and Atkinson & Kirby. It is a family run business based in North Wales that has been crafting high quality timber products for over one and a half centuries. Established in 1867, the business has been passionate about the design, manufacture and supply of timber products.

Today, Archwood Group is proud to champion and support sustainable sourcing and production, working to become a Net Zero business before 2050. With a pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030, hear about the ‘6 Steps’ being implemented to reduce their carbon footprint and accelerate their sustainability journey to focus action throughout the business.

Who should attend?

FBUK Family Business Visits are for those who wish to:

  • learn about other family businesses;
  • meet the owners, and hear first hand their story and experiences
  • tour the business and site
  • network with peers

Open to FBUK Members ONLY.


11:00-11:30          Arrival with refreshments

11:30-12:00         Presentation from the host family

12:00-13:00        Site tour

13:00-13:45        Networking with light lunch

13:45-14:00        Wrap up and depart


Burbidge House, Canal Wood Industrial Estate, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5RL