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  • Birkenhead


Serving the engineering and construction industries

The joining of forces within their own specialist markets has seen plate stockholder and processor Robert Smith (Steel) and section distributor South Park Steel Warrington come together under one roof at Birkenhead, developing a general steels stockholding, processing and distribution business from its unique quayside location.

Our business philosophy is simple. We work in partnership with our customers, satisfying today's requirements whilst anticipating tomorrow’s needs and setting standards that our competitors can only follow.

This work ethic enables us to deliver the maximum benefit and level of service to our customers - from raw materials to added value services and technical support, backed by an extensive track record, we aim to continue to offer not only the highest quality, but unrivalled reliability and customer service.

To view the full range of services that ArcelorMittal Birkenhead can offer, please use the tabs to navigate to the relevant pages.

An extensive range of Plasma / Gas cutting machinery, equipped with the latest software and cutting head technology.

The latest Plasma cutting technology from ESAB offering:
* Twin cutting heads
* Large area cutting beds
* 40mm maximum cutting thickness
* Maximum tolerance ±1 mm over nominal sized profiles
* Plasma etching technology for part marking and identification

Esab Ergorex machines offering:
* Six head simultaneous cutting
* Large area cutting beds
* 300 mm max thickness
* Maximum tolerance ±3 mm over nominal sized profiles
* Twin rotating bevelling heads, allowing double preps to be applied to shaped profiles

Additional equipment/facilities:
* Mechanical edge prepping
* Ultrasonic testing to Industry Standards
* Mechanical and Chemical testing to customer requirements
* Shotblasting and priming to customer specifications

This comprehensive combination of cutting equipment enables us to offer the very best in both quality and accuracy over the longest and widest plates that today's market demands. In utilising the latest software technology, we are able to produce profiled parts for the subcontract industry for all manner of applications.

Our unique Steel Terminal in Birkenhead Docks carries in the region of 6000 tonnes of stock, enabling us to offer a comprehensive range in both size and specification, supplied direct from our own mills on the continent.

We are fully ISO approved to ISO 9001: 2000 and all our plates are fully certified from Lloyds or DNV Accredited Mills, therefore full traceability is the 'norm' at ArcelorMittal Birkenhead.

Details of our stock are held in software specifically developed for us that enables us to keep track of all stock and view test certificates for any plate in stock or for stock that has been sold. Below are the different types of steel plates that ArcelorMittal Birkenhead carries:

Material Grades:
Structural - S275JR, S355J2+N, Lloyds Grade A, S690QL
Boiler - 430B, 490B, A516Gr60, A516Gr70, P265GH, P355NL.

Plates available
in thicknesses 5 mm - 200 mm, in widths 1000 mm - 3460 mm and up to 18000 mm long.


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Commercial Contacts


Tel: +44(0)151 666 9048
Fax: +44(0)151 647 4839
E-mail: sarah.tierney@arcelormittal.com


Tel: +44(0)1355 220400
Fax: +44(0)1355 227900
E-mail: ian.gray@arcelormittal.com