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What is Galvanising?

We have all seen plenty of galvanised products, the textured silver surface appearance is instantly recognisable and seen on everything from joist hangers to motorway barriers, its applications are nearly endless! However, have you ever wondered what is galvanising? No, well maybe it is time you did as not all galvanised products are of the … Continued

We’re a British Manufacturer and we love it

If you know us, then you know we’re a British manufacturer and that we love it! We have always felt that there are greater benefits to choosing and buying from British manufacturers as opposed to looking overseas. Specifically, within the building and construction sector, we’d love builders’ merchants in the UK to look at placing … Continued

Did you know… we’re featured on an amazing treehouse!

It’s like something out of a fairytale is probably the best way to describe the amazing treehouse in Blackberry Wood. Situated north of Brighton near Ditchling, Blackberry Wood is the perfect secluded and mysterious destination for this project that will bring out the inner child in everybody. After 2 and a half years of hard … Continued

Company culture: Why it’s important regardless of industry

You’ve probably all seen the slides at Google’s offices or the garden type set up at Innocent and thought that would be fun or if you’re of a different mindset what a waste of time! Anyway, regardless of your opinion these efforts have been made to create a company culture that improves the working environment, … Continued

Installing Heli bar

Are you looking to reinforce masonry in both new and existing structures? Then look no further than Helical Bars! Although it can be used in a variety of applications, Helical Bar is by far its most effective in reinforcing masonry due to its excellent bonding capabilities as well as for crack stitching. Here’s our quick … Continued

The A-Z of Builders’ Metalwork and TECO

Read our A-Z of who we are and what we do! Explore the rest of our blog and website for more about TECO A – Angle Brackets – we have all angles covered with our brackets in a range of sizes B – Bolts – our galvanised bolts are on the BA i360 C – Connector Plates – Corner, … Continued

We love Timber – Top 3

Some say timber is stronger than concrete Whether or not that is the case, timber is slowly becoming the building material of choice that has the potential to transform the way architects and engineers think during construction. We’re a big fan of timber – its sustainability and of course how it sits perfectly in between our joist … Continued

Top 10 things to do in Brighton & Hove

It’s OFFICIAL… well to us anyway! Brighton & Hove is the best place to live in the UK. You may be thinking stick to your builders’ metalwork but we just love it so wanted to share the best things to do in our fun and lively city. Here goes: 1. Visit the beach We could … Continued

Installing Masonry Joist Hangers

Joist hangers can be found in a variety of sizes and types for both timber to timber and timber to masonry applications. Of course, it can be difficult deciding which joist hanger you need but if it’s a specific size you’re looking for then we might be able to help you. In this short guide, … Continued

Installing Wallstarter kits

Looking to join new walls to existing masonry? Then look no further than our stainless steel Wallstarter Kits. Using our kit, makes the process quick and easy in both internal and external brick or block walls. Below is a quick guide to installation: Internal Walls To begin the installation process for internal walls, plumb the … Continued

We won the Chamber Commitment to People Development Award!

We are thrilled to have received the Southern regional award for Commitment to People Development heats of the Chamber Business Awards 2017! How did we achieve this? Our vision is to be the best company in the world… in the eyes of our customers and staff. To us those two are entirely connected, if we … Continued

We’re in the final of the Builder & Engineer Awards

We’ve been shortlisted for the final of the Builder & Engineer Awards in the category of Manufacturer of the Year. After our nomination in the Sussex Business Awards for Innovation in Business, we’ve secured a place in the final of Manufacturer of the Year at the Builder & Engineer Awards. Hundreds of business across the country entered … Continued

Round up of Award Ceremonies

Last week we took our place in the final of both the Sussex Business Awards and Builder and Engineer Awards but how did we fare? Manufacturer of the Year The first ceremony of the week was the Builder and Engineer Awards held at Liverpool Football Club’s new Main Stand. We faced tough competition in the … Continued

What they said about us

Think of a time when you’ve had a bad experience i.e. in a restaurant or hotel, how many people did you tell? A safe bet is probably a lot more people than if the experience had been good. Therefore, it is important to look after your customers as every business relies on their positive word … Continued

Builders’ Metalwork in a size that suits the job

On a job and you’ve been presented with a problem for which there is not a standard size available? A joist hanger with a longer leg or a longer restraint strap required? Fear not we have the answer! As a British Manufacturer – and a proud one at that – we’re flexible to the needs … Continued

Specifying Builders’ Metalwork

Are you an architect looking to specify joist hangers or restraint straps and don’t know where to look? Alternatively, do you want to source products from a new supplier? Well, look no further than a British Manufacturer down on the south coast in Brighton. An extensive range Since 1979, we’ve been manufacturing high quality builders’ … Continued

NEW PRODUCT – The Ron Sammons Restraint Strap

We’re delighted to announce that we have launched The Ron Sammons (TRS) Restraint Strap. The TRS is patent pending and perfectly highlights our continuous innovation from our beginnings in 1979 right through to the present day. TRS Restraint Strap The TRS has been designed for ease of use and is our latest innovation that sees … Continued

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