Supporting growth across UK construction
BIRTLEY LINTELS
UNDERSTATED STRENGTH

With over 50 years of manufacturing expertise, Birtley continues to be the stalwart
of the lintel market, producing over 25,000 tonnes of steel products each year.

EXPAMET
ESTABLISHED QUALITY

Expamet encompasses a wide range of products designed and manufactured
in Britain and trusted by generations of construction professionals.

BOWATER DOORS
We have the range, you have the choice

Bowater Doors offer a complete range of  residential doors, including
composite, fire and flood variations.

BIRTLEY GALVANIZING
SHOT BLASTING & POWDER COATING

Galvanizing is probably the most environmentally friendly process available to prevent corrosion. Galvanizing can provide between 34 to 170 years of protection to steel.

News

8th April 2020

In response to an ever-changing market, from Tuesday 14th April 2020 we have decided to re-open our Lintel, Expamet and Expamet Construction (masonry support/windposts) factories on a skeleton staff.       This is to support the demands of customers still trading in these difficult circumstances. Initially, these will be manned by a skeleton staff […]

24th March 2020

In light of the Government announcement on the evening of the 23rd March 2020, Birtley Group has taken the decision to close down our operations across all sites with immediate effect to contribute to the fight against COVID-19. Provisionally this will be for a 3 week period and we will, of course, continue to monitor […]

23rd March 2020

In these difficult times, Birtley Group is still manufacturing and supplying products to exceed the current demand. The safety of our employees is paramount. We have made amendments to shift patterns and the office environment to ensure all of our employees are able to follow the social distancing advice to flatten the curve and protect […]

17th March 2020

With the unprecedented situation regarding Coronavirus we would like to update you on our current position and the steps taken to mitigate risk to our supply chain and our ability to service our customers. Birtley Group does have some direct suppliers in both China and Italy for door slabs and some door components. We have […]

7th February 2020

Lewis Walsh Expamet Construction

Whilst retaining his current responsibilities, National Key Account Manager, Lewis Walsh will now take the lead role in developing Expamet Construction, a sub-brand that focuses on key structural products such as masonry support, windposts and brick slip solutions. Lewis has worked in the UK construction industry for over 10 years and will use his knowledge […]

28th January 2020

Birtley Group is pleased to welcome Kristina Lightburn to the Expamet Construction team as a Design Engineer. Having recently graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Kristina will be part of the windpost and masonry support systems design team which will see her design bespoke and often complex products. She will also […]

29th November 2019

Debbie Hicks & Tony Dooley

Birtley Group is pleased to welcome Debbie Hicks as a Business Development Manager for Bowater Doors and Tony Dooley as Area Sales Manager for Birtley Group covering the North West.       Debbie has extensive experience and a proven track record of working within a sales role in the window and door industry in […]

26th November 2019

Newcastle College Students with Birtley Bespoke Lintels

The UK’s skills gap is one of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry. Birtley Group has been working with a local college to support the students studying vocational construction courses by offering free building materials. Graeme Miller, Managing Director at Birtley Group supports the initiative, he comments: “We really want to support colleges and […]

25th November 2019

Hanging a Wreath on a Composite Door It’s the most wonderful time of the year and with Christmas just around the corner, it’s finally time to venture into the loft and make room for those all-important Christmas decorations. It’s not just the halls you want to deck this Christmas, your front door could also use […]

11th November 2019

Birtley Group will close for Christmas and New Year on Friday 20th December 2019 and will open again on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Normal deliveries will commence on Monday 6th January 2020. Please see the 2019 delivery cut-off points for Birtley Lintels, Bowater Doors, Expamet and Birtley Galvanizing.     Bowater Door Orders  Painted doors: […]