Steel Stockist Manchester

Steel stockholder and fabricator


A highly experienced and trained team



Certified by IPAF, CPCS, CSCS & IRATA International


Guaranteeing you a stress free build


Offering a free, no obligation quote service

Are you searching for “steel stockist Manchester”? If so, we’d like to welcome you to our site! We are Elite Portal Frames, a steel stockist business. We offer quality steel, steel design, fabrication, and installation services.

Not everyone is family with the term “steel stockist,” so we’ll explain what we do and how we can help your business.

Steel stockholders play an important role in the steel supply chain. We ensure the local market is supplied with steel to meet its needs when it’s needed.

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What Products Does a Stockist Offer?

A steel stockist offers a wide range of steel products, including structural sections, structures, connections, steel frame buildings, and more. We carry all the elements needed to build a steel structure.

What Other Services Does a Steel Stockist Offer?

As steel stockholders, we also offer other services in addition to the steel we offer. Along with steel sections and connections, we also create bespoke structures, steel frame buildings, and mezzanine floors.

Steel stockholders play a large role in the supply chain rather than only offering stock materials. We look to make investments in plant & machinery to supply our customers with additional services.

What are the Benefits of Using a Steel Stockist Manchester?


1. Stockpiling

Stockpiling means we can offer a continuous supply to ensure an uninterrupted supply and disruption to our clients. In addition, we don’t have to store expensive stocks ourselves.

Our stock is not tied up, with no guarantee of being used. That means we can sell our steel at affordable prices and ensure you’ll have steel supplies throughout your project.


2. Better Quality Control

When you’re dealing with distant suppliers, there’s no way to determine the quality of the steel before you receive it. While the company may list specifications on its site, they may or may not be accurate.

However, when you work with a local steel stockist, you can be sure you’re getting the best materials for your project at an affordable price. With a local steel stockholder, it’s possible to visit their site and inspect their steel products yourself before making a purchase.

So, there’s better quality control when working with a local supplier.


3. Better Customer Service

Here, again, working with a distant steel supplier, what happens if you have a problem? Many businesses have found they experience worse customer service from these providers. It’s much harder to resolve issues, too.

On the other hand, dealing with a local steel stockist, you get to know the supplier directly. It’s possible to visit with them face-to-face and form a long-lasting relationship with the supplier.

In this case, if there’s a problem with the order, a local supplier is on hand to fix the issue right away. You won’t have to wait for weeks or months to have the problem corrected, as can happen with a distant steel supplier.


4. Help the Local Economy

Working with a local steel stockist Manchester also means helping the local economy. The money you spend ends up in the local area rather than in a distant region or country. Buying from a local supplier benefits the entire community and economy when your money stays local.

These are only a few of the benefits you can experience when you buy from a local stockist Manchester, such as Elite Portal Frames.

Why Choose Us?

As a steel stockist, we bring over 25 years of experience, along with a highly trained team of professionals. We also make sure you have a stress-free build every time, so you can count on excellent customer service. 

In addition, we’re certified by IPAF, CPCS, CSCS & IRATA International. That means you can count on the quality of our products and services. And we offer a free, no-obligation quote service. We keep our pricing competitive, so you can get the best price every time.

When it comes to the jobs we work on; no job is too big or small. Our experienced and highly skilled team also guarantees you’ll have a stress-free build. We’re an established steel stockist and fabricator based in Greater Manchester.

At Elite Portal Frames LTD, our team is dedicated to becoming one of the leading structural steel suppliers in the UK. And you can find what you need with us. We stock a wide range of products, including RSJ beams, columns, universal beams, flat plates, hollow sections, and more at affordable prices


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When it comes to our steel stockist capabilities, we offer the following:

  • Design
  • Steel fabrication
  • Delivery

We stock and supply all steel cut to size. In addition, we offer a steel fabrication service, including hole drilling, mitering, and welding to meet your precise requirements.

You can also expect same-day service for some items that we stock. You can also book a delivery slot for delivery across the northwest.

Bespoke Structures

At Elite Portal Frames, we create bespoke structures; each building is unique. Our structure types include:

  • Cross beams
  • Two beams with a tie beam
  • Goal post
  • Goal post with cross beam
  • Cranked shaped steel work
  • Corner beams & post
  • Double goal post with cross beam
  • Fabricated beams

We offer a wide range of steel sections for house extensions, and we can fabricate & deliver within 24-48 hours. And we deliver nationwide.

Steel Types & Sizes

All steel sections are grouped by their section profile. Each profile has different geometrical and strength characteristics; therefore, their use is dependent on the type of load applied.

We offer the following section types:

  • UC
  • UB
  • PFC
  • CHS
  • SHS
  • RHS
  • Flat
  • RSA-E
  • RSA-&

If you’d like more information about these section types, you can find free downloadable PDFs on our sections types & sizes page.


Connections are structural elements used for joining different members of the structural steel framework. We offer the following connections types:

  • Moment connection
  • Angle cleat
  • Twin beam
  • Bottom plate
  • Top plate
  • Base plate
  • Flitch plate
  • End plate spliced connection

Steel Frame Buildings

We also offer steel frame buildings that are designed, fabricated, and installed by our professional team.

    Mezzanine Floors

    We offer mezzanine floors that can be used to add more space to your business. Each mezzanine floor is built to your exact requirements.

    If you’d like more information about our steel stockist products and services, contact us today! We’re always happy to answer your questions. So, let us know how we can help you. We’re looking forward to working with you!

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      No job is too big or small so get in touch today to get a free, no obligation quote for your project.