Barnshaw Section Benders Limited is one of the largest metal bending companies in the world, with great expertise in working with ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The company operates UK facilities in the West Midlands, Manchester and Hamilton, plus a new facility in Poland – which together offer the largest cold bending machine capacity in the world. Barnshaws expertise has seen its curved metal products recently incorporated in the Francis Crick Institute, Wimbledon Centre and No 1 Court and Manchester Victoria Station – which makes the company no stranger to large prestige construction projects.
Wielun Ring Road Bridge, Poland (713.11 KiB)
Barnshaws Polska supplied seven precision curved 813x16 tubes to support the construction of a dual carriageway ring road around the historic city of Wielun.
With the new twelve sided pound coin entering circulation next year, people in the UK will slowly see the disappearance of the round coinage over the next few years. The change in currency will be of particular note to Barnshaws Section Benders, whose work is immortalised on the round pound coin as part of the ‘Bridge Series’ by artist Edwina Ellis.