A Vote For Our Local Woodland

A Vote For Our Local Woodland

It is quite rare for us to write about something on our blog that is not obviously related to Halen Môn, which perhaps emphasises how important this project is to us. Our mission statement has the word ‘sustainable’ in it, and sustainability works when it...
Moving home

Moving home

Last weekend, we moved into our brand new purpose built Saltcote.  The sun shone, there was snow on the mountains, and it was exciting and exhausting. Watch how our day in the office panned out below in this little timelapse from salt-maker Ian: It was then very...
New year, new jobs

New year, new jobs

Every day our building is one step closer to being finished. The internal colours have been painted, the doors are on. Our driftwood light fitting is drying out after a serious clean. Crucial pieces of equipment are being put in place, and orders for the new shop are...
An office with a view

An office with a view

Building a brand-new Saltcote in the run up to the busiest time of the business year has its moments. When problems with costings and measurements coincide with Christmas orders there are times when you wonder why on earth you are doing it. But then it also has rather...
A roof over our heads

A roof over our heads

This week at HM HQ the sun has been shining. Although the evenings betray the first signs of Autumn, Summer is still here, and the weather of late has been brilliant for building work. You can watch how much progress we have made here in this super quick time-lapse...
Cowsheds and chocolate

Cowsheds and chocolate

‘Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple.’ – Willy Wonka. – We always like visiting our customers on their home turf, and were very excited to go and see NomNom Chocolate in...
Beautifully sustainable

Beautifully sustainable

Some people will know that I am fond of wood – growing it, cutting it, turning it, storing it, smelling it and burning it. I have a barn at home, but a slightly bigger project is on the horizon. Our new Saltcote is to be clad in 500 square metres of Welsh wood,...