Our history

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Over forty years ago, a young Mike Oglesby saw an opportunity.

 A derelict, run-down old gas meter factory in Bolton. To most, the building was a problem. An eyesore, structurally questionable, and no-longer fit for any real purpose. Mike saw things differently though. In fact, he saw things in quite the opposite way to most others. He saw potential. 

With a small amount of money raised from a business angel, and a huge amount of hands-on effort, he completely transformed the factory. 

He discovered something else as well; something unexpected. An incredible feeling of pride in having taken a place that was empty, disused and unloved, and creating something full of light, A place that was thriving again.

And so, Bruntwood was born.