Peter Armstrong and Ronnie Priestley joined forces to install a fire sprinkler system into a small shop in Huddersfield.
Armstrong Priestley was incorporated. The company operated from just one room in a shop in Yeadon, Leeds.
Ronnie Priestley left the company to concentrate on property development
Armstrong Priestley relocated to bigger premises in a former railway station in Headingley, Leeds.
Hilary Lee joined the company as Company Secretary.
Armstrong Priestley relocated to larger office/workshop premises in Beeston, Leeds
Anne Marie Cable joined the company as a typist, later to become Financial Director in 2000 and Joint Managing Director in 2016.
Barry Ebbs joined the company as Project Design Engineer, later to become Technical Director in 2009.
Karen Taylor joined the company as a receptionist, later to become General Manager in 2006 and Director in 2016.
Terry Bennett joined the company as Sales Estimator, later to become Commercial Director in 2010.
Steve Brailey joined the company as Operations Manager, later to become Director of Manufacturing & Resources in 2010 and Joint Managing Director in 2016.
Armstrong Priestley relocate to their existing office/workshop in Holbeck, Leeds.
Armstrong Priestley open their North East Office in South Shields, later to relocate to larger premises in 2019.
Management Buyout took place and Peter Armstrong was appointed as Company Chairman.
Armstrong Priestley (Holdings) Ltd was formed.
We are dedicated to delivering quality every time and this is reflected in our track record and commitment to Third Party Certification. Armstrong Priestley maintains LPCB Level 4 Certification for commercial and industrial fire sprinkler systems and FIRAS Certification for Residential and Domestic fire sprinkler systems. This allows us to certificate all of our work whatever the size or complexity of the project and ensures that our clients only receive the best advice and compliant systems every time.
The ISO 9001:2015 certification covers our Leeds office only. However, our Maidstone, South Shields and Manchester offices all operate in accordance with the same Quality Management System.