Built on solid foundations.
Lyndons has been an Australian family-owned business since the early 1990's. The company today is an amalgamation, over the years (since the early 90's), of complimentary businesses up and down the Queensland coast and the establishment of new.
With a long history dating back to the early 60's in the reinforcing steel and mesh industry, the owners decided to expand into steel reinforcing production, becoming truly a one-stop-shop for its customers. The first production facility was located behind the Evans Rd Salisbury store and warehouse site in early 2005, purchasing its first shearline machinery in 2008. In February 2017, Lyndons established a dedicated factory for steel reinforcing and mesh production at Carole Park and expanded production to its Townsville site.
The company, in one form or another, has been in operation supplying the building and construction industry for over 100 years. It all began when WH Bowser & Lever started quarrying at the Royal Brisbane Hospital site in 1885. Then in 1920 they opened the Windsor Quarry on the corner of Newmarket Rd and Bowen Bridge Rd (now where Freedom and other retail stores are located). They also operated a hardware. In 1961-62 Pioneer (now Hansons) purchased Bowser & Lever and it became a division within Pioneer. In 1975, that part of the Pioneer business was taken over by RFA Australia. The quarry was closed in 1977 and Bowser & Lever relocated to our current Windsor site in 1979.
Prior to Bowser & Lever moving to the Windsor Victoria Street site, PJ Lowther & Sons – Monumental masons, were operating from this site since around the late 1920's. The huge galvanised structures that we operate our Windsor Branch from today were built by PJ Lowther in the 1960’s. If you look at the front of the building, on the Bowen Bridge Rd side and also inside upstairs in the Boardroom, you will see the marble slabs that they produced, this was the office that they also built in the 1960’s. Next time you see a memorial, look at the plinth (base or stand) for the inscription PJ Lowther. There are many around Brisbane and Ipswich, on being the plinth of the Boer War soldier in Brisbane’s Anzac Square.
Lyndons was the original “Concreters Warehouse” and was established in the 60’s, operating initially at a site in Coorparoo.
The current Windsor site in Brisbane has been operating as such since the early 60’s.
The owners continue to be passionate about the company and are especially proud and appreciative to the great Lyndons team and the long-standing relationships with many customers and suppliers. They are excited about the future direction of the company and continue to drop in to visit the team at various locations. They are also proud that participating in the growth and direction of the business are second and third generation family members.