Thursday April 19 2018

Expansion into digital marketing gives local business most successful year

Stockdale Fencing experienced most successful period in its eight-year history, thanks to support from Reaseheaths SME Growth Programme

Expansion into digital marketing gives local business most successful year

Leading Cheshire fence provider Stockdale Fencing, has experienced rapid growth and an influx in sales after expanding its online presence and growing its digital skills set thanks to a business course at Reaseheath College.


The Knutsford-based business, which supplies agricultural, equestrian and domestic fencing, developed ambitious expansion plans for 2018 after purchasing ‘Cheshire Trailer Repairs’ which offers restoration services for all types of trailers, including those within the agricultural and equestrian sectors.


The firm also brought in a workshop manager and a new contracts manager as the two firms joined forces to provide a complete service for its customers.


But business owner Tom Stockdale knew that digital and online performance was key, so he enrolled on a digital marketing course at Reaseheath, which was run as part of the college’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded SME Business Growth Programme.


Tom, who launched the firm in 2009, said: “The digital marketing course which I took part in last year was a real turning point for our business. It was an area which we’d previously overlooked, but now plays an integral part in our development.


“Not only did it provide practical solutions when it came to managing leads and new business, it also provided guidance on increasing our exposure in new markets, showcasing our work and professionalism and creating a career development path which allows us to progress and reward our growing staff base.


“For us, the course helped us to fulfil our potential and cement our standing as a highly regarded and recognised business in the industry. We’ll continue moving forward using top quality equipment and growing our team to accomplish our growth strategy.”


Stockdale Fencing has already amassed a strong national client base, working with Balfour Beatty, The RSPB, National Grid and Stobart Group. They also regularly work with farmers, land owners and estates installing a wide range of commercial, residential and equestrian fencing.


Janet Nuzum, ERDF Business Advisor at Reaseheath, said: “Tom has always been an extremely motivated individual and since starting Stockdale Fencing has poured his heart and soul into the company. It’s a family run business which has certainly gone from strength to strength and achieved incredible results in the past 12 months.


“Tom completely understands farming and the importance of fencing within an agricultural, equestrian or domestic business. It’s been a real pleasure to work with him and his team and support them on their growth strategy. As we move into spring, we’re sure they’ll continue to see sustained success and solidify their position as a quality supplier within the industry.”


Stockdale Fencing has a wealth of knowledge and experience in all areas of fencing and places a special emphasis on safety, precision and value. For more information on their services, visit: http://www.stockdalefencing.com/


"Tom has always been an extremely motivated individual and since startingStockdaleFencinghas poured his heart and soul into the company. "
Janet Nuzum, ERDF Business Advisor at Reaseheath

DISCLAIMER: The statements, opinions, views and advice expressed in this article are those of the author/organisation and not of ENTIRELY. This article should represent information correct at the time of publication however whilst every care has been taken to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. ENTIRELY will not be held responsible for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any information within this article or any information accessed through this site. The content of any organisations websites which you link to from ENTIRELY are entirely out of the control of ENTIRELY, and you proceed at your own risk. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of or association with any products, services, content, information or materials offered by or accessible to you at the organisations site.

Entirely Retail Jobs

Retail Sales Manager


Retail Sales Manager - Bolton - Circa £22,000 plus bonus Are you a sales-focussed individual? Keen to bring your skills to bear in a new, exciting business which operates within a rapidly growing sector? Zachary Daniels recruitment is currently partnered with a tremendous new business embarking on an ambitious store opening programme across the North West and Midlands.

Retail Assistant


As a result of our expansion plans and our continued ongoing success we are looking to appoint a part time Retail Assistant.

Retail Sales Consultant / Sales Associate / Customer Service


Job Title: Retail Sales Consultant Location: Wilmslow Salary: £19000 - £22000 dependant on experience Position: Permanent, Full Time Benefits: Pension, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays The company is a leading Importer of Natural Stone and Porcelain Products in the UK; they are a family run business that has gro.

Food retail assistant


We looking for Retail, food assistant - Warrington Stadium Working on retail kiosk serving customers with food and drink £8.

Account Executive B2C/FMCG/Retail Agency


Account ExecutiveB2C AgencyCentral Manchester£24,000 - £26,000This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Account Executive to take the next step in their career and join a market leader in retail and consumer marketing.

IT Retail Support Team Leader


DESCRIPTION As a qualified team leader you will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating IT Retail team members on a daily basis including providing effective guidance where needed.

retail assistant

Great Sankey

Retail Assistants.

Optical Apprentice (Retail) Level 2 or 3 - Redditch


This could be the start of a great career with Vision Express, as you join us on a 13-month apprenticeship programme, rated "Good" by OFSTED, leading to a Level 2 or 3 qualification in Optical Retail.

Optical Apprentice (Retail) Level 2 or 3 - Leigh


This could be the start of a great career with Vision Express, as you join us on a 13-month apprenticeship programme, rated "Good" by OFSTED, leading to a Level 2 or 3 qualification in Optical Retail.


Room with a Hue - Bespoke Furniture

Originally specialising in bespoke radiator cabinets, the company has evolved into a fullservice cabinet maker. Daniel Kingston is a time served and highly skilled draftsperson and kitchen designer with 20 years experience. He brings a passion for perfection and a great eye for detail

Discover the latest Industry News & Opinions on Entirely

We transform your bright ideas into brilliant digital products.