Alex J Cheetham Ltd

We specialise in the production of high-quality kick plates. Using CNC precision processes, our kick plates come complete with screws and sharp edges removed as standard.

We offer a wide range of materials, thickness and finishes for our kick plates, including:

  • Satin Aluminium
  • Polished Aluminium
  • Satin Stainless Steel
  • Polished Stainless Steel
  • Polished Brass
  • Satin Brass
  • Bronze on Brass
  • PVD brass effect on stainless steel
  • Solid colour plastic in to match “Hewi” colours
  • Clear plastic

Door Security

We stock a range of lock security plates (astragal plates) in stainless steel, brass, galvanised steel and colour coated steel. We can also provide, bespoke full-door height astragal plates. Our full-door galvanised steel protection plates are supplied with anti-tamper screws. They have hinge / pivot reinforcing plates, shoes, and back-to-back bolt through door protection plates.

Door Security


With the assistance of our in-house CNC engraving, as well as screen printing and label machines, we can design, create and supply a wide range of standard and bespoke signage products including:

  • Engraved nameplates
  • Screenprinted name plates
  • Control panels
  • Plaques
  • Cut out letters / numerals
  • Sliding signs
  • Card Frames
  • Fire safety signs
  • Tactile signs
  • Key fobs, and discs
  • Labels


AJC offers a wide range of handles including:

  • Guardsmen Handles in stainless steel and brass
  • Flush Pull handles in stainless steel, brass and aluminium
  • Pad handles
  • Bespoke entrance handles
  • Anti-ligature handles

Hand Railing and Balustrades

Our hand railings and balustrades are manufactured to customer drawings. They are available in satin, polished stainless steel, and also polished brass.

Please contact us as we have a wide range of styles and systems available.

Hand Railing and Balustrades

Corner Protection Plates

Our corner protection plates are designed to protect corners in high-traffic areas from damage. They can be specified in any material and any size up to 2.5m long.

They can be manufactured using:

  • Aluminium
  • Stainless Steel
  • Brass
  • Aluminium 5-bar tread
  • High impact plastic
  • Clear plastic
Corner Protection Plates

Rebate Sets and Strike Plates

We offer a variety of rebate sets and strike plates. Their features include:

  • In-stock rebate sets to suit ASSA locks in 12.5mm and 25mm
  • Bespoke fabrication of rebates sets and strike plates with no minimum quantity
  • Available in satin stainless steel, polished stainless steel, brass and bronze finishes
Rebate Sets and Strike Plates

Flooring and Step Products

Please contact us to learn about our varied flooring and step products. The product range includes:

  • Standard step nosings available in a range of sizes and materials
  • Bespoke step nosings made to customer drawings
  • Carpet and cover strips plates made to order
  • Mat well frames in aluminium brass and stainless, made to order
  • Weather bar in galvanised steel, brass and stainless steel
Flooring and Step Products

Ventilation Plates

Please contact us immediately to discuss our selection of ventilation plates. Features include:

  • Standard range of slotted and louvered vents
  • Hit and miss vents
  • Zinc fly screen mesh
  • Bespoke slotted and louvered vents
Ventilation Plates

Bespoke Postal Systems

We supply bespoke letter plates with either sprung or gravity flaps available in stainless steel, colour-coated steel and brass. We also have bespoke postal boxes with chutes, lockable doors with letter plates if required.

Bespoke Postal Systems

Alex J Cheetham Ltd

At Alex J Cheetham Ltd, we are a specialist fabricator of architectural ironmongery products and signage. We have a customer focused approach and blend traditional craftsmanship with cutting edge CNC technology to provide customers with exceptional products and bespoke solutions.

Established in 1925, we has remained a family-owned company and have a built a reputation within the architectural ironmongery industry for innovation, service and quality.  From wing sections for Lancaster bombers to display cases for Cartier, we have manufactured a vast array of products over the years giving us a unique depth of experience in creating beautiful bespoke metal products.

Alex J Cheetham Ltd

Alex J Cheetham Ltd Overview