For Immediate release

April 2011

MP visits St Austell’s Teddington Group

Cornish MP Steve Gilbert visited St Austell based the Teddington Group yesterday as the company prepares to begin production of it’s new award winning CombiSave. Mr Gilbert met with Teddingtons MD Phil Henderson and Terry Wyatt MD of the Daniels Lane site.

Designed and produced in St Austell, CombiSave is an energy saving device that  speeds up hot water for households with combination boilers and reduces wait time for the water to run hot. CombiSave thus reduces gas bills, conserves significant quantities of water per household and contributes to carbon reduction. It also won the prestigious “most consumer benefit” award at the recent Energy Innovation Awards.

MD James Henderson said:

“We were delighted to welcome Steve to our St Austell factory yesterday. I was greatly encouraged by his helpfulness and his comments regarding CombiSave and the promise of his ongoing support.”

Steve Gilbert MP said:

“Teddingtons is a family business that has operated at the heart of St Austell’s local economy throughout the 20th Century. I was excited to see and hear about the useful products that are being developed to ensure that this key local employer continues to play a vital role throughout the 21st Century and I will do what I can as the MP to help this local business grow.”


Editors notes.

  1. For information on the Teddington Group  –
  2. Winner of the “most consumer benefit” award at The Energy Innovation Awards

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