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Permagard Celebrates Its 30th Birthday
This week we're celebrating our 30th Birthday!
It’s amazing to think how much has changed since 1989 and how far we’ve come over the past three decades. Some things haven’t changed though. We’re still very much a family business, committed to providing our customers with exceptional service and going above and beyond to meet their needs. Our growth hasn’t meant that we’ve lost touch with our roots and independent touch - efficient service with expert support for all was, and still is, our ethos.
As a family business we truly value every single order we receive from our customers. From those who have been with us from the start to our newest customers, we want to take this opportunity to thank you. We also want to let you know that we appreciate your business and always strive to provide you with a solution to any damp proofing or waterproofing situation you may have.
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History of Permagard
So let’s take a step back in time to when it all began.
Permagard was first established in 1989 by founder Dave Wookey. It began as a small trade business, a pillar of the Bristol community, providing innovative, high quality preservation products for good value.
Over the next 18 years, Permagard went from strength to strength with Dave and his team inventing and patenting Easi-Fix®, a mechanical wall tie as well as being one of the first companies to enter the cavity drain waterproofing membrane market. In 2007 we opened our first ecommerce store; a huge step for both the business and the industry.
Continually growing since 1989, Permagard's great reputation is now recognised on a national scale.
A look to the future
To mark our thirtieth year, we’ve refreshed Permagard’s look with a complete overhaul of the website, four new trademark registrations including; PermaSEAL® and Easi-Fix®, new signage and even new stationery. Permagard is looking towards the future and the exciting upcoming ventures.
“Thirty years on and I couldn’t be prouder of how successful the business has become. We have continually grown since 1989 and none of it would have been possible without the support of my loyal team Christine, Bron and Gregg who have served 57 years between them and of course, my family, who have helped me grow the business beyond all my expectations.
Permagard delivers top-quality service, guaranteeing next day delivery with outstanding expertise and knowledge; but we also work hard to keep that personal, family touch. We understand our customers are humans who want an empathetic, supportive service where they feel valued. Throughout thirty years of growing business, no matter how big Permagard has become or continues to be, our family-focused ethos will always prevail.”
The company’s thirtieth anniversary is being celebrated by not two but three generations of the Wookey family and coincides with Steve becomes a Dad for the second time! The future of Permagard looks strong.
“It’s a busy time for all aspects of the Permagard family but, an extremely exciting one nevertheless. Although there are changes happening in the business, we will continue to deliver an experience above and beyond what is expected in our industry, online and offline. We all look forward to the new opportunities the next thirty years of Permagard will bring.”