Architectural Metalwork fabrication

With over 25 years experience and an enviable reputation nationwide, Essence have successfully developed into one of the leading fabricators of specialist Architectural Metalwork in the North West.

We offer a variety of standard designs, or for those requiring bespoke fabrication we can adapt designs to meet individual requirements. Specialist work undertaken include the full structural design, supply, installation of feature metal staircases, balustrades including mild steel, stainless steel, brass and glass to provide a complete package.

MANUFACTURING Applying a combination of traditional and new fabrication processes, Metallic Fabrications can take raw materials transforming them into almost any required shape/size/finish.

WELDING Modern in-house tig and mig plant for the welding of stainless steel, mild steel and aluminum. With specialist weld testing abilities if so required.

POLISHING full in house mild/stainless steel polishing abilities,Electro/acid wash polishing.

PLATE SHEARING AND PUNCHING Ability to shear 1.0mm to 12mm thick up to 3 metres long,Ability to punch holes up to 28mm in 15mm plate.

PRESSING/BENDING 150 tonne press brake tooling to suit all sheet metal and steel plate forming.

SAWING Fully automatic and manual horizontal sawing/capacity up to 550mm.

COLD SAWING For the precision cutting and mitre cutting of various sections.



SPECIALIST COATING With access to all the latest coating techniques including: Galvanising/special wet paint finishing/ Powder coated products/ Anodising.

MACHINED PRODUCTS Ability to CNC machine any bespoke component from the required material.

Our experienced team will work with architects and engineers to fabricate architectural steel to exact specifications. Our steelwork has gone into houses, offices, hotels, universities and warehouses.

We can provide a complete surveying and quotation service.