S. Norton Group makes huge £20m investment in first-of-its-kind new facility to drive future growth and boost productivity.

S. Norton Group has designed, built and commissioned a new world class metals shredder facility at its Manchester site. This major upgrade increases the Group’s capacity to shred waste metals, producing higher quality ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals and significantly increasing its capacity for processing waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Gabe’s Law

We at S. Norton are supporting Johnny Santer and his campaign to bring in the Multi-Storey Car Parks Safety Bill on behalf of his son, Gabriel Jack Santer, or Gabe as he was more commonly known.  Johnny is campaigning to increase the minimum required height of guarding in multi-storey car parks after his son fell [...]

S. Norton launches new Liverpool website

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed liverpool local website. Visit the new site at www.s-norton-liverpool.com.  We wanted to make the new liverpool website speedy, easier to navigate and user-friendly. Our goal with this new website is to provide our suppliers a simple way to learn about S. NORTON's services and [...]

S Norton & Co prioritises investment and customer service

S Norton has prioritised investment in new materials handling equipment and supporting its independent customer base after reporting a healthy return to profitability in its latest published accounts for 2016. New cranes are arriving at Barking as part of a £10 million overall investment programme in efficiency and capacity at their London site. Similar investments [...]

S. Norton & Co sails in to assist client on quarry demolition site

Teamwork between S. Norton and its customer AR Demolition successfully completed the demolition and clearance of a redundant processing plant at a remote granite quarry on the west coast of Scotland. S. Norton provided specialist support for the Midlands demolition company in processing and transporting more than 1,500 tonnes of scrap steel by boat [...]

S Norton & Co shear investment doubles capacity at London site

S Norton & Co Ltd has invested more than £10 million in plant, cranage and associated site works to increase efficiency and capacity at its Barking site in London. One of the UK’s prominent metals recyclers, the family-owned firm has installed a Henschel 1250 pre-compression shear machine at its five-acre export facility in River Road. [...]

Animal-loving staff save cat from S Norton shredder

Animal-loving staff at S Norton’s Manchester yard saved a family cat from their scrapyard shredder after the owner alerted them that her pet was missing. Owner Bekky Barber was unaware her six-year-old cat called Hope had climbed into the engine compartment of her old Citroen Picasso for the 12-mile trip from her home in Wythenshawe [...]

S Norton & Co: Companies must innovate to thrive

“Innovation and ensuring compliance with growing industry regulation will be vital for the future success of the scrap metal recycling sector”, stated S Norton Managing Director, Roger Morton. “Organisations that fail to maintain high standards and invest adequately in their businesses to ensure compliance could be at risk”. He comments: “Regulation is increasing rapidly and [...]