Canal Engineering Ltd


At Canal Engineering lies a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation of that stretches back to its formation in 1924.

Today, separate divisions at Canal Engineering each have a wealth of experience that presently resides in the management and skilled workforce, which is a rare and much valued resource in today's industry. Canal Engineering offers a high quality service throughout the UK and abroad.

CANAL Architectural: High end residential and commercial projects

ASPEN Stainless: Stainless steel industrial products for various industries

AJAX Safe Access: High level safe access systems and fall prevention

IMPERIAL Contract Services: Outsourced maintenance for large factory operations

CEATA Training Academy: Fully accredited fabrication and welding training centre

CANAL Architectural

CANAL Architectural manufacture and install many staircase and balustrade projects, but their experience extends to all aspects of architectural metalwork including;

  • canopies
  • balconies
  • bespoke railings
  • sculptures

CANAL can incorporate or source various materials and finishes to meet your design requirements or match an existing specification. From start to finish, CANAL is the only division you need for your residential or commercial architectural projects.

View the range of previous project completed by CANAL on their online Architectural Showcase.

CANAL Architectural

ASPEN Stainless

ASPEN Stainless steel products are designed and manufactured in the UK. ASPEN boast an extensive range of high quality, durable, specialist stainless steel industrial drainage, wall cladding, kerbs and protection products. Now a widely recognised expert in the manufacture and installation of hygienic plant and equipment, the wealth of knowledge and experience of the ASPEN team is becoming increasingly influential in the food manufacture and processing, general construction, industrial kitchens, pharmaceutical manufacture, health services, and breweries.

Our production facilities include state of the art design and manufacturing equipment and large undercover development and assembly facilities.  All stainless steel drainage materials used in the manufacture of items of the ASPEN Range conform to Euro norms EN10088: Part 2: 1995.

Visit the ASPEN website for a full product range and technical datasheets.

ASPEN Stainless

AJAX Safe Access

AJAX Safe Access has over 46 years of experience in high level access systems. The range of safety access systems have a well proven track record for being both reliable and easy to operate; the most important factors in any safety equipment. The Righthite Step Units are a world leader with units regularly being supplied to countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

The range of equipment developed for tanker access and high level loading help eliminate the hazard of falls from height; the most common cause of injury in the workplace. The range extends to the safety barrier systems that provide all-round edge protection to prevent injury to pallet truck operatives and other personnel when loading or unloading pallets onto low/high level floor openings.

AJAX Safe Access

IMPERIAL Contract Services

IMPERIAL Contract Services is able to offer the finest range of highly skilled engineers, trades and workers to install, maintain and repair machinery and equipment in large factory environments.

The outsourced trades we are able to provide to your company currently includes:

  • Metalwork Machinists
  • Fitters
  • Joiners
  • Fabricators
  • Electricians
  • Gardeners
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Plumbers

We offer a minimum of five highly skilled employees to ensure there is always cover and continuity in your business: The contract period is for a minimum of 12 months.

As part of Canal Engineering LimitedIMPERIAL Contract Services offers high quality support from its Nottingham based manufacturing factory boasting the latest technical, environmental and health & safety credentials.

Outsourcing to IMPERIAL Contract Services allows you to focus on your business whilst we provide all the services you need to ensure the continuous running of large factory operations.

IMPERIAL Contract Services

CEATA Training Academy

The CEATA Training Academy has been established by Canal Engineering at its manufacturing site in Nottingham. Utilising their state of the art facilities, training is provided in a safe and controlled environment.

Our accredited training academy runs courses for ambitious people in the art of metalwork, fabrication and welding. Courses are designed to help you acquire new transferable skills that you can use to progress in life; be it your career or simply a hobby.

Successful completion of one of our accredited training courses provides you with a nationally recognised qualification that is accepted by respected employers throughout the UK.

Led by Gary Gwynne and supported by his fully qualified team, CEATA offers a number of different fabrication and welding courses that teach all the ins and outs of metalwork.

Do you qualify for a government sponsored course position?
Click to learn more today or give Gary a call on 0115 986 6321.

CEATA Training Academy
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