With a reputation for our ability to deliver to program, within budget and to a high quality Walter Watson have developed into one of the leading steelwork fabricators in the UK. Our dedicated and experienced workforce have developed a reputation for their ability to work with clients and design teams to achieve innovative and successful design solutions to the evermore demanding performance and technical requirements of the construction industry. Established in 1975, based in Co Down on a 21 acre site including 18000m2 of covered manufacturing and storage area, with satellite offices in Kilmarnock and County Kildare, Walter Watson provide a high quality service to a wide portfolio of Clients throughout the UK and Ireland. BCSA members approved to ISO 9001, ISO 18001 & CE EX. Class 4 we provide a product to the highest levels of quality, health & Safety and performance.
Walter Watson have developed an enviable client list of public and private sector clients including most of the UKs leading contractors. Contracts cover many different sectors including, health, education, retail, leisure, residential, commercial, industrial, airports, and power stations, successfully completing contracts up to 7500t
All detailing and connection design is carried out in house by our dedicated and highly experienced detailing and design team using a BIM compatible Tekla 3D modelling system linked to our production facility. A policy of continuous investment has allowed the development of a modern purpose built state of the art fabrication facility. Equipped with CNC controlled saw lines, drill lines, coping line, flat, angle and plate lines, coupled with a highly trained workforce quality and accuracy of fabrication is ensured. Shot-blasting and application of single, multi-coat and intumescent coatings are undertaken in our modern paint shop. With a single shift annual capacity of 15,000 tons the company has the capacity and ability to undertake and complete the most challenging of contracts.
Steelwork is delivered to site by our own transport and erection carried out by our experienced erection squads and plant. This provides total control of all site based operations, allowing us to react quickly to changing site conditions and client requirements. Transport and erection is carried out using our fleet of 17 tractor units, 55 trailers, 5 mobile cranes, 5 telescopic forklifts, 5 rigid lorries and 16 MEWPs. All operatives are fully trained including SMSTS, SSSTS, APs CPCS, CSCS and CSR trained in all necessary disciplines.