Search

Bob Stewart praises Beckenham engineering apprentices after meeting

PUBLISHED: 10:04 29 September 2017 | UPDATED: 10:11 29 September 2017

Stuart McSheehy, MD European Springs & Pressings, Alan Lowing, Tyler Stevens, Georgia Freshwater, Shalal Allen and Colonel Bob Stewart MP

Stuart McSheehy, MD European Springs & Pressings, Alan Lowing, Tyler Stevens, Georgia Freshwater, Shalal Allen and Colonel Bob Stewart MP

Archant

The MP met with four apprentices in

Budding engineers at a Beckenham business have been praised by MP Bob Stewart.

Meeting with four apprentices at European Springs & Pressings, Mr Stewart awarded the young workers with their Performing Engineering Operations certificate, which forms part of their training.

After the meeting, the Tory MP said: ““Manufacturing accounts for nearly a tenth of the UK’s economy and employs 2.6 million people. European Springs and Pressings is a major contributor to this sector and their apprenticeship schemes wonderfully encourage, enthuse and reward so many with opportunities to further their careers in engineering. I am delighted to have been asked to honour these apprentices with their PEO certificates and look forward to seeing them all at the Houses of Parliament on a special VIP tour as a small measure of my gratitude for all their hard work.”

Stuart McSheehy, managing director of European Springs & Pressings concludes: “Apprenticeships are key to securing next generation engineers and engineering is key to the UK’s GVA. We’re really proud to be inspiring tomorrow’s engineers with valuable on-site training in real life working conditions, preparing them for real jobs in manufacturing.

“We’re most grateful to Bob for all his support, for recognising what the apprentices have achieved so far and are all looking forward to seeing Bob in his place of work.”

With interviews for new apprentices underway this week, young workers are expected to set off to Westminster next month.

Latest news

Yesterday, 10:00

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Fri, 08:15

Ravens beaten by Peterborough United in FA Cup last weekend despite brave effort

Fri, 07:00

Now back from recording the second series of All Together Now, Brit School teacher and Bromley local Georg Tormann is now warming up for Christmas with his Beckenham-based choir.

Parents sporting ‘Say Yes To Bullers’ T-shirts packed into Bromley Civic Centre for the closing of a planning inquiry into a proposed school.

Wed, 07:00

There are three weeks left to donate to this year’s Christmas Charity Appeal and help to give families in need some happy memories around the festive period.

Tue, 08:54

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez in Anerley have charged a 23-year-old man with murder.

Most read

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bromley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bromley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24