Durham Sheet Metal Works Ltd

We are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke sheet metal fabrication services in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium. To complement this we also offer subcontract metal fabrication, sheet metal and site work both on and offshore.

If you choose to work with us you will receive the following:

  • Fast competitive quotations
  • The product you want
  • Quality assurance to ISO 9001
  • Coded welding
  • Full project documentation
  • On time delivery


Our core service is fabricating bespoke metal products to your specification.

We have built up a good reputation by doing this successfully for over 50 years to various industries nationwide, with the majority of work coming from satisfied repeat customers.

We believe we balance the use of modern technology perfectly with the traditional skills of our tradesmen, ensuring if problems are encountered we have the mental agility to quickly overcome them.

Working to your engineering drawings we cut, form, assemble and weld to create exactly what you want. We pay particular attention to our welding quality and have a comprehensive library of welding procedures with the majority of metal workers coded to some degree in either MIG/MAG or TIG to BS EN287, ASME IX and AWS standards.



DSM manufactures products for some of the worlds leading engineering companies within the power generation, oil and gas industries. As a specialist area of expertise fabrications in this sector make up a substantial percentage of our turnover. Our experience in this type of fabrication gives us the ability to reply to enquiries quickly and reduce fabrication lead times considerably.

Typical products include:

  • Gas turbine intake and exhaust ductwork
  • Expansion Joints
  • Weather hoods
  • Plenums


A field in which we are highly experienced is the manufacture of industrial silencing equipment.

Our fabrications in this market are shipped all over the world and installed on high profile facilities both on and offshore. The notoriety of the end clients is a testament to the reliability of our service and quality of workmanship.

Typical products include:

  • Silencers
  • Acoustic Enclosures
  • Attenuators
  • Silenced ductwork


Our newest and most niche market is what we call our 'scientific' one.

After stringent assessment we have supplied metal products for some of the worlds leading scientific facilities. This includes a 37 ton enclosure for containing neutrons at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and a stainless steel 'detector basket' to be used at CERN then on the T2K experiment in Japan.

We also provide stainless steel fabrications for use in nuclear facilities nationwide.



Although we have the ability to provide structural steel fabrication and structural steelwork, we normally refer all enquiries or subcontract relevant work to our sister company, Birtley Construction. They are experts in this field of work and economically produce a wide range of quality goods such as:

  • Lifting beams
  • Platforms
  • Access
  • Complete structures

They can be visited at www.birtleyconstruction.co.uk or alternatively call 0191 4102707 and ask for Ian.



Originally catering for the ship repair industry on the River Tyne, we have, and are continually evolving to suit our customer’s needs. Our adaptability means these customers are now more varied ranging from local authorities to high profile multinationals.

Currently the majority of our work comes from the power generation, air filtration, industrial silencing, security, scientific and nuclear markets. We are however far from limited to these and we operate in numerous smaller but just as important industries.



Our philosophy is simply to provide excellence in metal fabrication. This is achieved by employing professionally trained and highly skilled workers and being committed to producing quality products in a timely fashion.

To achieve this excellence we follow these core values:

1. Quality – To provide the best product

2. Punctuality – To do what we promise - on time

3. Responsiveness – To react to your needs

4. Continuous Improvement – Both in our workforce and process development


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