About us

Painter Brothers is one of the UK’s leading specialists in structural steel manufacture.

We are specialists in structural steel manufacture with the capacity to produce in excess of 8,000 tonnes of steelwork each year.

Our 14-acre site has a wide range of machinery meaning we can manufacture and store almost any type of structural steelwork, including galvanised specialist structural steelwork that requires precision manufacturing.

We have a proven expertise in delivering:

  • Overhead line electrification (OLE) steelwork for the rail industry.
  • Callender Hamilton lattice girder bridges.
  • Telecommunication masts and towers.
  • Overhead line transmission towers.
  • Substation equipment support and cable support steelwork.

Quality production by a skilled workforce

Our employees include specialists such as platers, welders and operators of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining stands. To ensure the right skills are in place for tomorrow, we have apprentices in both technical and craft roles.

To ensure the highest levels of quality, we operate a Factory Production Control (FPC) system which has been certified in accordance with EN 1090-1:2009+A1:2011. We are able to manufacture and market structural steelwork to the requirements of Execution Class 3 of EN 1090-2:2018. We operate a Quality Management System which is certified to ISO 9001:2015 standards.

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Painter Brothers: structural steel experts

For over 100 years, Painter Brothers has been bringing its customer’s designs to life. With advanced technologies, seamless logistics and rigorous quality management, they fabricate and supply structural steel solutions for some of the most complex and vital power distribution, rail and nuclear infrastructure projects in the UK.