Brian and Alan Stannah

Stannah brothers awarded MBEs for services to British Manufacturing

  • 19 Jun 2017

Stannah has announced that its Joint Chairmen, Brian and Alan Stannah, have been awarded MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2017. 

Brian and Alan have been awarded MBEs, as Stannah celebrates its 150th year in operation. The fourth generation business leaders have worked together for 54 years, developing the company as a manufacturer and supplier of lifting products.

With a mixture of sales and engineering expertise, Brian and Alan are responsible for developing and marketing the company’s famous stairlift. Since its initial launch in the 1970s, over 600,000 stairlifts have been sold worldwide.

Following this success, the brothers developed the Maxilift, a range of passenger lifts which have become core products in Stannah’s portfolio.

Each stairlift, chair and carriage designed and manufactured at the company’s  dedicated headquarters in Andover. 

Outside of business, the brothers have donated much of their time, and considerable funds, to charitable causes. Charities such as Icknield Special School in Andover, Alton College’s Building Futures Fundraising Appeal, the Jubilee Sailing Trust, Riding for the Disabled and The Prince’s Trust have benefited from the brothers’ generosity.

Stannah today

Thanks to the brothers’ hard work, Stannah now operates in 40 countries worldwide and employs around 2,000 people, with the support of the fifth generation of the family. 

Under their stewardship, the company has generated well over £3.5billion of turnover.

Stannah,
Watt Close,
East Portway,
Andover,
Hampshire,
SP10 3SD,
United Kingdom

Phone: 01264 343777
Fax: 01264 337942

Visit Stannah's website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Langley
Freefoam

Helping customers grow, the Freefoam way

Despite reports some business owners have ‘battened down the hatches’, held off on investment and are riding out the storm, it is not the case at Freefoam!

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Fascias, Posts, Videos, Walls

Batimat

Le Mondial du Bâtiment 2019: Taking up the challenges for now and the future

From 4 – 8 November, Le Mondial du Bâtiment returns to Paris-Nord Villepinte, with INTERCLIMA, IDÉOBAIN and BATIMAT coming together for the leading international event.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Posts

Newton Waterproofing Systems

Become CSSW Qualified With Newton Waterproofing Systems

Newton Waterproofing Systems is proud to be working alongside the PCA, to offer the highly desirable CSSW training course and exam at its head office in Tonbridge, Kent.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Building Services, Damp & Waterproofing, Posts, Training