Three Southport ‘kings’ are in a different class! October 6th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Picture Caption: Pupils re-united….Matthew Edwardson (left) with Shane Rimmer (driver) and Paul Redford. Three Southport ‘kings’ are in a different class! A fledgling Southport company is proving a class act – thanks to a trio of former pupils at one of the town’s foremost schools. James Hargreaves Plumbing Depot only opened its trade counter and bathroom showroom on Hall Street in August, but brisk business has already prompted extra recruitment. Manager Matthew Edwardson has been joined by Paul Redford and Shane Rimmer – all three of them ex-pupils at Christ the King Catholic College! “It has not been a recruitment policy – none of us were even in the same year, let alone friends – but it is quite a coincidence,” said 33-year-old Matthew. Paul, 46, (assistant manager) and 43-year-old Shane (driver/warehouse) both live in Southport and have a combined 28 years’ experience in the plumbing and heating industry. The branch has far exceeded its initial targets in the first few weeks of trading and Matthew believes further expansion could be necessary in the not-too-distant future. “It’s been really busy. I always thought it would do well, but the impact has even taken me by surprise. We have only just gone fully operational, but if the pace stays the same we could be adding to the workforce again soon.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!