Expamet designs, manufactures and supplies a comprehensive range of products, trusted by generations of construction professionals.

Windpost Quotes
Available Here 

Windposts are designed to offer an alternative, cost-effective method of providing the additional stiffness that a masonry wall requires as specified by the Structural Engineer.

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A wide range of straps, fixings, angles and brackets, wall starters, ties and reinforcement.


Arch formers and accessories, plus beads in coated or galvanized metal, stainless steel and uPVC.

Masonry Support
Design Services 

Our Masonry Support is a range of bespoke systems designed to carry masonry cladding on steel or concrete structures.



15th April 2024

New Appointments Birtley Group has further strengthened its operations with the appointment of Keith Baxter and Olivia McCourt. Keith has joined the business in a dynamic new position of Senior Design Engineer within the Technical team where he is supporting new product development and the re-engineering of existing products. Keith also provides specialist mechanical and […]

14th March 2024

Birtley Group is delighted to announce three changes within the operations management team at the Gateshead site. Rob Stonebanks has been promoted to Head of Operations – Structural Steel (Lintels and Galvanising). Rob, who joined the business in July 2021, was performing a dual role the previous six months when he oversaw operations for both […]

16th February 2024

The robust health and safety procedures that we have in our workplace is of paramount importance at Birtley Group. When Lisa Ramos and her husband Dave presented a talk to staff about her accident at work in 2006, they reiterated how safety at work can never be treat with complacency. Lisa lost a foot in […]

2nd February 2024

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Neil Mason as Managing Director of Birtley Group. Neil’s appointment follows the progression of former Managing Director, Jason Anderson, into a new role within Hill & Smith PLC. Hill & Smith PLC’s US-based Group President, Denise Beachy, visited the business to express her personal thanks to Jason […]

20th November 2023

It’s a double celebration at Bowater Doors following the completion of two audits conducted by BM TRADA, at the Birtley site in Gateshead. No non-conformances were reported during the businesses’ annual FireShield FD30S composite fire door audit. And, no non-conformances arose during a sampling audit, conducted every three years, where a fire door is manufactured under witness conditions. […]

14th November 2023

Our final despatch dates for 2023, seasonal closure and 2024 re-opening dates are set out below. If your business is closed on these dates and unable to accept deliveries, please contact us directly or email info@birtleygroup.co.uk. We wish you, your colleagues, families & friends best wishes for the Season, from all at Birtley Group.   […]

13th December 2021

Gemma Smith, Emma Taylor and Chris Tubman

Employees at Birtley Group have raised £433 to help fund an event for the homeless on Christmas Eve. Each year, Central Station in Newcastle opens its doors to the homeless to provide a warm meal and an evening of companionship and entertainment. Emma Taylor, Accounts Assistant and Gemma Smith, Marketing Manager at Birtley Group decided […]

6th January 2021

We are open

In line with Government guidelines regarding the current national lockdown, we will remain open and fully operational across the group to ensure a consistent supply of materials to our customers. As always the health and safety of our employees, customers, delivery partners, and the wider community remain our top priority Our stringent health and safety […]

2nd November 2020

In light of the Government announcement on Saturday 31st October, we would like to assure you that Birtley Group will remain open and fully operational throughout the upcoming second national lockdown. Although we already provide a COVID safe work environment, the health and safety of our employees, customers, delivery partners, and the wider community remain […]

23rd June 2020

Expamet Construction is now operating with a full design and technical team across our windposts and masonry support products and services. We are also pleased to let you know that Expamet Construction will return to its standard delivery service from today (22nd June 2020). For those using our collection service, you will be asked to […]