Techniques and Resources

BS Steels puts a wide range of capabilities and techniques at your disposal, backed by the experience to advise on the correct solution for your steelwork requirements.

  • Fabrication and installation; all site welding undertaken
  • Bespoke milling, machining and profiling; CNC machining facilities
  • Diamond drilling – steel and concrete
  • Remedial snagging work to erected structures
  • On-site electromagnetic EDM surveys of existing buildings
  • Core samples and testing
  • Data analysis and conversion for machining strengthening plates for accurate cross planar splicing
  • Site non-destructive testing of materials and welds:
    • ultrasonic
    • magnetic particle
    • acid etching
  • Surface defect and wear scanning
  • Fatigue and wear inspection
  • Quality process control

Our goal is always the timely, safe and cost-effective implementation of your project.

We are a CHAS-accredited contractor. We are fully validated on Builders Profile database for PQQ information.

Refurbishment Steelwork

  • EDM surveys and models
  • Preparation of 3D structural steelwork models
  • Preparation of drawings and connections
  • Manufacture and installation of structural steelwork
  • Installation of structural decking
  • Manufacture and installation of structural stair carcasses

Local Builders and Contractors

From our Portsmouth base, support for all steelwork needs, including:

  • Understanding requirements of your architect, engineer, Building Regulations etc
  • Preparation of drawings
  • Practical and advisory assistance on site; mobile workshop available
  • Timely delivery; experience with difficult access

Manufacture, Distribution, Retail, Offices

Design and manufacture of any type of fabrication:

  • New extensions, Mezzanine floors
  • Support structures for machines and conveyors
  • Crane gantries
  • Barriers, mesh guards for machines and storage compounds
  • Staircases, fire escapes, ladders
  • Smoking shelters, sign structures
  • Vehicle washing structures
  • Repair and maintenance of Structures, Conveyors, Walkways, Barriers, Handrails, Staircases

New Construction

  • Preparation of 3D models
  • Holding down bolt plans
  • General arrangement and detailed drawings
  • Procurement and manufacture
  • Installation
  • Installation of structural decking
  • Manufacture and installation of structural stair carcasses

trusses manufactured and installed by BS Steels, Great Windmill Street, London

20m trusses manufactured and installed by BS Steels, Great Windmill Street, London


Steels installed by BS Steels, ready for new floor above

Portsmouth Central Mosque: installation of a new first floor


Steelwork by BS Steels at Greig City Academy, Hornsey

Steelwork and external access, Greig City Academy, Hornsey