EXPAMET
ESTABLISHED QUALITY 

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

Windpost Quotes
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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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BUILDERS METALWORK
BUILDING INDUSTRY EXPERTISE SINCE 1889

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

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PLASTERERS ACCESSORIES
BUILDING INDUSTRY EXPERTISE SINCE 1889

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

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Masonry Support
Design Services 

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

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News

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 […]

8th April 2020

In response to an ever-changing market, from Tuesday 14th April 2020 we have decided to re-open our Lintel, Expamet and Expamet Construction (masonry support/windposts) factories on a skeleton staff.       This is to support the demands of customers still trading in these difficult circumstances. Initially, these will be manned by a skeleton staff […]

24th March 2020

In light of the Government announcement on the evening of the 23rd March 2020, Birtley Group has taken the decision to close down our operations across all sites with immediate effect to contribute to the fight against COVID-19. Provisionally this will be for a 3 week period and we will, of course, continue to monitor […]