Supporting growth across UK construction
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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 offers a comprehensive range of UK designed and manufactured
products selected and trusted by generations of construction professionals.

We have the range, you have the choice.

Bowater Doors offer a comprehensive range of composite residential entrance and fire doors.


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


24th August 2017

We recently teamed up with RIBA Journal and key architects to hold a round table event, to discuss how we can make energy efficiency more exciting. See the full discussion here  

23rd August 2017

Derek Muir, Chief Executive of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, has confirmed 2016 as the best trading year to date for the group. Speaking of the results, Derek said: “Hill & Smith has delivered its best ever trading performance in 2016, with infrastructure spending in our key UK & US markets remaining strong. Our performance […]

23rd August 2017

In order to support the growth across several different product areas, Birtley Group has appointed James Matthews as Group Sales Director. James started his career as a Graduate Trainee at Travis Perkins and held various positions within Travis Perkins and Harcros before making a transition into manufacturing. He has held senior roles in both Hepworth […]

3rd April 2017

Birtley Group bike riders team up for children’s charity A team of warm-hearted Group employees has raised over £1,000 for the charity Cash For Kids, which supports local children who are disabled, disadvantaged or suffering abuse or neglect. “Our factory recently lost two guys to cancer and that encouraged us to get on our bikes,” says […]

12th January 2017

Birtley Scoops Top Gibbs & Dandy Award We’re named Heavyside Supplier of the Year 2014   Gibbs & Dandy is one of the UK’s most respected builders and timber merchants with 30 branches. Their annual conference in January included a prestigious awards ceremony that is hotly contested – making it all the more gratifying that […]

12th January 2017

Group Managing Director Graeme Miller discusses the formation of Birtley Group and the opportunities ahead Q: Why did you take the step of forming Birtley Group? GM: It was a natural first step of our strategy to deliver ambitious growth plans. Birtley Group allows us to formalise the on-going relationship between our existing businesses Birtley […]