J.Hempstock & Co Ltd. were founded in 1941 by Mr. James Hempstock specialising in plumbing works, and became a limited company in 1954.
In 1958 Mr.Michael Hempstock joined the company soon to be joined by his brother John.C. Hempstock both following their apprenticeships through to technical levels and to higher nationals.
James's grandson Michael.T.Hempstock joined the company in 1981 training at Stockport college to advanced level, continuing his training with 'air- conditioning and refrigeration', Gas Safety and electrical fault finding. He now sits on the committee for 'The Lead Contractors Association' becoming Chairman of 'Technical and Training' last year and represents them on the British Standards Committee (BSI).
J.Hempstock & Co Ltd are members of the following bodies:
- Lead Contractors Association
- Federation of Master builders
J.Hempstock & Co now employs between 30 & 40 people covering a wide variety of disciplines including:
- Installation of Lead Sheet and ornamental work to historical & new properties
- Hard metal roofing i.e. Copper,Terned Coated Stainless steel etc
- Plumbing, heating and gas works to commercial and industrial premises
- Groundwork, watermain installation and small building works
- A comprehensive survey and report service for roofing