Here at British Spirals & Castings, we take real pride in the fact that all our pieces, whether they be staircases, balconies, balustrades or railings, are produced by craftspeople right here in the UK. By taking this approach, we can ensure that everything we produce meets our high standards and provides pleasure for customers for years to come. In recognition of this approach, we are delighted to announce that we have now become registered members of the Made in Britain scheme.
Made in Britain is a new collective mark bringing together many of the country’s best known and loved manufacturers. To qualify, all members have to prove that all of the labour that goes into creating their products is carried out right here in the UK.
This commitment to British manufacturing has been a key part of our business since day one and we’ve worked hard to develop that both through business decisions, such as the purchase of the traditional Milton foundry (which provides all of the cast aluminium components for our staircases and balconies), and through training a new generation of craftspeople by taking them on as apprentices straight out of school.
In the last few years, we’ve taken further steps to develop our sites. This included expanding the facilities at our main workshop in Chapel-en-le-Frith, giving us more space to work on and store pieces before they’re sent out to customers. Last year, we also completed the first phase in the redevelopment of our foundry buildings near Stoke, providing light and modern facilities which will support our continued growth.
We’re also lucky enough to work with a number of other skilled manufacturers right here in the UK. These include Handrail Creations, who are based up in Bolton and carve beautiful bespoke handrails which combine perfectly with our cast metal balustrades, and Mulberry and Pier Protective Coatings Ltd who provide protective marine coatings for our external staircases and balconies when they’re installed near the sea.
We look forward to continuing to support manufacturing excellence here in Britain for many years to come.