Canal Engineering Ltd

Realising the Possibilities of Modern Metals

At Canal Engineering lies a heritage of British design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation of stainless steel (304/316) that stretches back to its formation in 1924.
Today, separate divisions at Canal Engineering each have a wealth of experience that presently resides in the management and skilled workforce, which is a rare and much valued resource in today's industry. Canal Engineering offers a high quality service throughout the UK and abroad.

CANAL Architectural: Residential & Commercial
CANAL manufacture and install all aspects of architectural metalwork including; staircases, balustrade, handrail, canopies, balconies, bespoke railings, and sculptures. CANAL can incorporate or source various materials and finishes for any project to meet the design requirements or match an existing specification.
View the Architectural Showcase for previously completed projects.

ASPEN Stainless: Industrial & Commercial
ASPEN design, manufacture, and install an extensive range of specialist stainless steel drainage, kerbs, wall cladding and other protection products. ASPEN work closely with companies in the following industries; food & drink processing, general construction, kitchens, pharmaceutical, and breweries.
View the full product range and their technical data sheets online.

AJAX Safe Access: Industrial
AJAX manufacture a range a safety access systems that have a proven track record for being both reliable and easy to operate. The product range is specifically developed to eliminate the hazard of falls from height, providing all-round protection to working operatives.
View the full product range and their technical data sheets online.


Realising the Possibilities of Human Potential

CEATA Training Academy: EAL Accredited Centre
Set up by Canal Engineering at their manufacturing site in Nottingham, CEATA trains ambitious people in the art of metalwork, fabrication, and welding to achieve the acquisition of sustainable and transferrable skills for a career. The training received and qualification achieved meets the national requirements and recognised by respected employers throughout the UK.
CEATA offers pre-employment courses, intermediate apprenticeships, and specific CE Marking up-skill training, along with a number of other courses.
View the full list of opportunities and courses online.

Main Contact Details

Phone: 0115 986 6321
Fax: 0115 986 0211

Lenton Lane
United Kingdom

Web Links

Additional Contacts

Lee HuntCANAL Manager0115 986
Mick ChildsASPEN Manager0115 986
David TomlinsonAJAX Manager0115 986
Gary GwynneCEATA Manager0115 986


Architecture Building and Construction:  Access control equipment, Architectural fabrications, Balustrading, Barriers, Canopies, Chequered plate, Corner guards, Doors, Drainage channels, Drainage systems, Entrance screens, Fascia cladding, Floorplate, Gates, Grab rails, Gratings, Gullies, Handrails, Ladders, Staircase structures, Stairs, Swimming pool fittings, Walkways, Wall cladding, Architectural metalwork, Bars - reinforcing

Catering:  Bain maries, Catering equipment, Chopping boards, Cooker hoods, Cooking ranges, Counters, Cutlery, Deep fryers, Display cabinets, Forks, Hot cabinets, Kitchen equipment, Knives, Ovens, Preparation tables, Pressure cookers, Refrigerated units, Serving units, Spoons, Steamers, Work surfaces

Fabrications:  Fabricated components, Fabrications - general, Platforms

Flat Products (Coil, Sheet, Strip, Plate):  Notched flat products, Plasma cut pieces, Plates, Polished plate, Polished sheet, Sheet - coated, Sheet - coloured, Sheet - general, Sheet - mirror finish, Sheet - patterned, Sheet - rigidised, Sheet - bead blasted, Laser cut pieces

Food and Drink Processing:  Abbatoir equipment, Beer barrels, Beer kegs, Boiling pans, Brewery plant, Butchers fittings, Food processing equipment, Bakery equipment, Canning equipment

Materials Handling:  Belt conveyors, Conveyors


Sections:  Angles, Channels, Profiles - cold drawn, Profiles - cold rolled, Profiles - general, Profiles - hot extruded, Profiles - hot rolled, Profiles - special, Sections - cold formed, Sections - general, Sections - rectangular hollow, Sections - special, cold drawn, Sections - special, cold rolled, Sections - I & T shaped, Sections - circular hollow

Street Furniture:  Bollards, Sculptures

Products provided IN-HOUSE


Cleaning and Restoration:  Refurbishment of fabrications

Cutting, Blanking and Piercing:  Flame profile cutting, Laser cutting, Notching, Plasma cutting, Punching, Sawing, Shearing

Design Services:  Plant construction projects, Plant design, Process design, Product design

Fabrication:  Installation service for fabrications

Forming:  Bending, Plate rolling, Pressbraking, Presswork, Section bending, Tube bending, Cold section rolling

Joining:  Welding, Welding gases selection, Weld preparation

Machining:  General machining, CNC machining

Surface Treatment:  Tube polishing (external)

Services provided IN-HOUSE


Office and Postal Address: BSSA, HQ, Blades Enterprise Centre, John Street, Sheffield S2 4SW

Registered Office: Pegasus House, 463A Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QD

Tel: +44 (0)114 292 2636    |     Email:

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