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Introducing Glide Lock

Published on November 28th, 2019
Steelway Brickhouse have recently developed a new locking mechanism concept for the high-security market. The patent applied for mechanism allows for easier operation of the padlock. It’s been designed to accept all of the main padlocks used within the utilities market and has been tested LPS 1175: Issue 7 SR4 rating.A lot of the issues with padlockable high-security access covers, is the 10-minute test imposed by the BRE. If a certain part of the padlock is exposed and is accessible then the padlock will be vulnerable and can be …
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Glide lock

The Benefits of Offsite Construction

Published on November 25th, 2019
There is a growing demand for off-site modular construction across all sectors. Relating, both to the modular construction of entire buildings, and to off-site manufacturing of large components. The reason for its popularity is the many benefits that come from planning and designing elements that are fully fitted before leaving the factory. There has been a lot of research regarding the benefits of off-site construction. Documented benefits of off-site construction versus traditional on-site construction include: an improvement …
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offsite construction

Steelway Heritage gates installed at Walpole Park in Ealing

Published on October 2nd, 2019
Walpole Park is a 28 acres urban public space run by London Borough of Ealing Council. In 1987 it was registered by English Heritage on the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.Steelway worked with London Borough of Ealing who were looking to specify gates and grilles which were not too heavy or municipal in design. To accommodate this they specifically wanted a heritage specialist to manufacture the products. This is where we came in. We have produced a range of heritage gates, which accurately reproduce …
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Walpole Park Heritage Gate

Providing a solution to your architectural problems

Published on August 19th, 2019
The design of a stairway is primarily governed by the intended purpose, the anticipated frequency and the volume of usage.Anyone who has designed this architectural feature, knows that there are numerous elements that must work together cohesively: materials, handrail, structural design integration, building regs, aesthetic considerations etc. A mountain of decisions and potential problems to overcome in just a single building element. Whether it’s for general access, fire escape stairs, spiral stairs or helical, Steelway has the …
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Bespoke Steel Staircase

Safe access when working at height

Published on July 29th, 2019
A few months ago we produced a blog relating to ‘The importance of site safety’ this touched the surface of the risks associated with site work and some solutions. But what this blog didn’t talk about was the work involved with producing more permanent access structures to create safe working spaces at height.There are many examples where access is required to very large structures such as cooling towers, pumping stations, tanks, etc. In order to allow workers to reach these areas safely, various installations need to be …
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Access platform and stairs


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