Family business celebrates 40th anniversary

PUBLISHED: 16:00 19 August 2018

Briarwood farm in Highbridge celebrates its 40th anniversary. 	Picture: Briarwood farm

Briarwood farm in Highbridge celebrates its 40th anniversary. Picture: Briarwood farm

Archant

Briarwood farm in Highbridge has celebrated its 40th anniversary of trading in the town.

Calves at Briarwood farm. 	Picture: Briarwood farmCalves at Briarwood farm. Picture: Briarwood farm

The Janes family has owned and ran the business in the Walrow Industrial Estate for 40 years, with second generation farmer Nathan alongside director Oliver keeping the business going.

Briarwood Products sell fibre cement roofing sheets as well as running a farm with a herd of 300 continental beef cattle.

The business celebrated its anniversary last month and Nathan describes the work ethic as eating, sleeping and breathing farming.

A spokesman for the farm said: “We honestly had no idea the company would grow on this scale and we still have customers return to us from 40 years ago when we first opened.

“The farm remains an integral part of our business as we plan to expand and develop.

“We’re looking forward to celebrating our next milestone anniversary.”

More from Weston Mercury

22 minutes ago

The English National Ballet will bring its Swan Lake performance to the West Country – and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

Read more

An East Brent play park will receive a five-figure upgrade to improve facilities for children in the village.

Read more

The collected 30 something’s were partying like it was 2002 at Bristol’s SWX on Friday as post punk rockers A returned to Bristol to play the whole of their seminal album Hi-Fi Serious.

Read more

Venture into the wizarding world with the latest remake of one of J K Rowling’s books.

Read more
07:56

A woman who has vowed to complete 40 outdoor swims in her 40th year is just three challenges away from hitting her target.

Read more
Weston-super-Mare
11:05

More than £200,000 has been spent by North Somerset Council on redundancy payments in 18 months.

Read more

The plan to join up a walking and cycling route from Brean to Clevedon has moved a step closer.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:37

Homemade crafts and items were sold in aid of one of Weston’s best-loved sites.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

A determined Weston woman has completed a gruelling seven-month swimming challenge to raise money for Weston Hospicecare in memory of her partner’s mum.

Read more
Weston Hospicecare Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 16:00

The fun and fervour of this year’s carnival may only just have begun to die down, but 50 years ago attention focussed on bringing the event back to Weston’s streets.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 4°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists