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Think of steelwork used in construction, and no doubt your first thought would turn to structural steelwork such as RSJs, steel framework etc. However, as buildings compete to be more and more aesthetically pleasing, steelwork is more frequently being used as an architectural feature. Architects are increasingly using steelwork to create the illusion of space and light by creating large open internal spaces that provide the “wow-factor”.

Architectural steelwork, or feature steelwork, covers a variety of pieces, from intricate handrails and banisters to practical walkways and ramps.

Make a statement with architectural steelwork

Where previously steelwork was something that was necessary but more likely to be covered by plasterboard or brickwork, architects are increasingly choosing structural steelwork that is on show and more pleasing to the eye.

Look around any city or out of town development. Construction companies are building transportation hubs, retail outlets, hotels and even apartment blocks using structural steelwork as an architectural statement. Take a look at our projects section to see the images from our recent work providing the steelwork for King’s Cross Station’s new taxi rank.

High quality, bespoke architectural steelwork

Midland Structures is expert in producing high volume or one-off architectural pieces for both domestic and commercial projects. Our custom-made architectural steelwork is fabricated to meet the highest industry standards and is accredited to CE marking approval to EN 1090-1: 2009 + A1 Execution Class 2.

We can supply a range of architectural steelwork which includes balustrades, banisters, stairways, bridges, walkways, railings, canopies – all of which feature structural steelwork that becomes the focal point of the building.

If you would like further information on our architectural steelwork capabilities, or would like to discuss your current project with one of our team, please give us a call on 01384 411201, or email us at

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