Roy James talks to a customer about the Field Shelter
House - The Master's Of Stabling
craftsmanship, an eye for detail and a desire to build the
best are key assets that drive the team at Derby House Stabling.
in the village of Eardisley, Herefordshire, the stabling and
joinery division has been in operation for more than 30 years
and was purchased by the Derby House Group from CAM Equestrian
company offer a wide range of joinery services, buildings,
stables, accessories and yard products worldwide.
James, the manager of Derby House Stabling has worked for the company
since the mid eighties and has a wealth of experience in all aspects
of joinery and the design of equestrian buildings.
are a very close knit team at Eardisley and when the company joined
Derby House the experienced craftsmen and the sales team who had
previously worked for CAM Joinery were transferred," explains
built up over the years are very hard to replace and it is good
to know that those skills remain at Derby House, a firm is only
as good as its workforce!"
values remain a key focus for the business and these are something
that only 30 years experience can provide.
says he was fortunate to work with the founder of CAM Joinery
and to be part of a company that grew into a large supplier
of stabling and joinery.
learned an awful lot during those first years and have continued
to keep up with new techniques. I know that in every job we
take on the combined years of knowledge comes through in the
continue to manufacture stables and related joinery products
in top quality materials to the same exacting standards as
we have for the past 30 years and I am determined that Derby
House will become one of the largest suppliers of these products
in the country.
think it also helps that I grew up on a farm and worked in
agriculture before joining the company, so like to think I
have that hands on, practical approach which helps to ensure
each project we take on is looked at individually to ensure
all the elements fit together to make a first class job.
House was established in 1968 by the Dickson family and has
since become one of the leading equestrian mail order companies.
We are very pleased to have joined a group who are dedicated
to providing first class customer service."
Derby House Stabling team now consists of a 15-strong workforce
ranging from sales to accounts and administration to joiners and
site engineers, all led by Roy.
company designs and constructs many buildings for all purposes not
only the equestrian market. Fishing lodges, garages, toilet blocks
and shop kiosks, Derby House has the specialist skills and know
how to meet any customer requirements.
customers, architects and builders will contact us and we will all
work together on a project, as many of the jobs we take on are bespoke
and we need to meet the particular needs of the client " says
the years the company has built many yards in the equestrian world,
particularly racing and one person who is a big fan of the Derby
House Stabling skills is Somerset-based, top trainer, Paul Nicholls.
far we have completed five major projects for the multi-winning
trainer and we are currently building another block to add to his
yard at Shepton Mallet."
recent new launch for the company is the Derby House Mobile Field
Shelter, built on a metal sub frame and comes complete with skids
to allow the building to be moved around a field to avoid poaching
The sales team in the office
company is very excited about this new product, which is made using
only top quality materials and is already attracting a lot of attention.
every member of the workforce being in place for several years,
it is easy to understand how each has secured their position and
knows their role inside out.
of the company's major sellers is a two stable block and tackroom
and Roy says this can be built and constructed in the space of a
week if required.
aim to construct top quality stabling and associated buildings at
a price customers can afford and we want to keep them coming back,"
House Stabling produce a comprehensive 64 page catalogue full of
products from doors to windows, shelters to stables, jumps, mangers,
electric fencing, drinkers and lots more.
The joinery team
these can be seen and ordered on www.derbyhousestabling.co.uk
or for a free catalogue call 0870 111 8901.