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December 2018 : Elland Steel Achieves Perfect Delivery
Perfect Delivery Certificate
Elland Steel have been recognised by Morgan Sindall for achieving pefect delivery on the new BAE facilities project in Barrow, for the 2017-2018 sign off period.

To achieve this all members of the Elland Steel team worked closely with both the client and our suppliers to ensure that every aspect of this prestigious project was delivered successfully.
October 2018 : Mark Denham Elected A Fellow Of The Institute Of Structural Engineers
Mark Denham's Fellow Certificate
On the 4th October 2018 Mark Denham Chairman & Managing Director of Elland Steel Structures Ltd had his membership of the Institute Of Structural Engineers transferred to Fellow (FIStructE).
August 2018 : Barrow Project Reaches Safety Milestone
Certificate For Working 250,000 Hours Without An Accident
Elland Steel are proud to be associated with the prestigious new BAE facilities project in Barrow which during the third week of July reached a milestone of having worked 250,000 man hours without a RIDDOR reportable or lost time injury event.

This required all contractors involved to work together with the client to achieve the goal of keeping all of their respective employees safe.
April 2018 : Mark Denham Elected A Member Of The Welding Institute
Mark Denham's Welding Institute Certificate
On the 30th April 2018 Mark Denham Chairman & Managing Director of Elland Steel Structures Ltd was elected as a member of the welding institute (MWeldI).
April 2018 : First BCSA Member to be Certified to BS EN 3834 by the SCCS
Mark Denham Is Presented With The Certificate

Mark Denham receives our certificate for a successful audit to BS EN 3834 from Dr Simon Pike (SCCS Certification Board Chairman) on 26th April 2018.

Elland Steel Structures are the first company to be audited to BS EN 3834 by the SCCS. Mark would like to thank everybody involved in achieving this accreditation.
October 2017 : Central Square Receives A Commendation At The Structural Steel Design Awards
Representatives From The Companies In The Design Team Recieve The Award


Collecting the award, pictured from right to left are: Tim Outridge - President of the BCSA, Jeremy Shorrocks - Commercial Director at Elland Steel, David Hill - Design Director at WSP, David Lingard - Principle Design Manager at Wates Construction, Jason Clarke - Architect at DLA

Following the recent Structural Steel Design Awards ceremony in London we are happy to say that Central Square, Leeds has received a commendation.

The Judges' made the following comments: 'Central Square is a landmark office and leisure complex within two minutes of Leeds City Station. In this BREEAM Outstanding development the floors are supported on long-span beams enabling 25,000ft2 floorplates, the largest in the city. The ground and first floors are accessed through a large atrium 'winter garden' forming a new and exciting part of the public realm in the area.'

For more information about the contract see the commercial contracts section of our website.
June 2017 : Mark Denham Elected Deputy President Of The BCSA
HRH the Duke of York meets Mark Denham and some of our trainees at the opening ceremony.
At the BCSA Ltd AGM on 22nd June 2017, Mark Denham, Chairman & Managing Director of Elland Steel Structures Ltd was elected Deputy President of the BCSA.

It is envisaged that this appointment will be for a period of three years, thereafter Mark should become the President of the BCSA. Mark thanked the members for supporting his nomination for Deputy President and commented that he was looking forward to working with the BCSA and the President in the future.
June 2017 : Central Square Shortlisted For Structural Steel Design Awards
The Central Square Building In Leeds
The shortlist for the 2017 Structural Steel Design Awards has been announced and we are pleased to say that Central Square in Leeds has made the list.


Elland Steel Structures Ltd designed the connections, detailed, fabricated and erected approximately 2000 tonnes of steel for this contract. In addition Elland Steel Structures Ltd supplied metal decking and edge protection systems for the contract. This is the first time that Elland Steel Structures Ltd have entered the competition, being short listed is a great achievement and we will be in attendance for the evening reception in London on 4th October 2017, when the winners will be announced.

June 2017 : New Version of the NSSS Released
New NSSS 6th Edition Released.
A new version of the National Structural Steelwork Specification (NSSS) has been released in pdf format. This 6th Edition of the NSSS is closer aligned to the requirements of BS EN 1090-2 and is available on the BSCA website by clicking here.
Our Mark Denham was on the drafting commitee for this new version of the specification.

The main changes to this version are:

  • Various clauses throughout the NSSS have been modified to make it clear that under the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 all parties have a duty to cooperate with others involved in the construction of the works.

  • Sections 1 and 3 have been updated to include the BIM information required and that to be provided by the steelwork contractor.

  • UK suppliers and distributors of structural fasteners shall comply with National Highways Sector Scheme 3 or an equivalent quality management system.

  • Fracture mechanics has been added as an alternative to selecting the steel qualities as allowed for in BS EN 1993-1-10.

  • The tables for specifying ordinary and preloaded bolt assemblies have been updated and include additional tables for tie-bar assemblies.

  • Clarification has been provided on the traceability of steel products, in particular the meaning of partial traceability.

  • A new clause has been added which describes the method for adding together permitted deviations.

  • Clause 5.3.2 has been changed to allow the Responsible Welding Coordinator to act as the examiner for the approval of welding procedures.

  • Clause 5.6 on the shear stud welding has been revised to include requirements for initial type testing and routine testing.

  • References to British Standards have been updated throughout the specification.

April 2017 : Oastler Building Receives Royal Opening
HRH the Duke of York meets Mark Denham and some of our trainees at the opening ceremony.
The £28 million Oastler building for the University Of Huddersfield was opened by HRH the Duke of York, who is the University’s chancellor. The opening ceremony was attended by the key contractors including Elland Steel Structures who showcased their work on the job and development of apprentices to his Royal Highness.


In his speech the Duke of York noted he was fascinated by the “inter-connectivity” between the various contractors that was necessary for the completion of the project.

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