General Fabrication

Since 1984, D. Hughes Welding and Fabrication has expanded extensively, and during that time has produced top quality fabrication over a wide range of projects from Bridges, Gas Circulator Enclosures, Portal Frame Buildings and Structural Steel Work to Bespoke Handrails, Balconies, Stairs and Ornate Gates to name but a few.

During this time we have gained a wide selection of approved Welding Procedures to E.N 287/288 with:

  • Approved Welders                 
  • Personnel Training Qualifications include:
  • C.S.C.S
  • I.O.S.H
  • Fork Lift Truck
  • Cherry Pickers
  • Scissors Lift
  • Overhead Crane / rigger banks man
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Abrasive wheels

The company is also B.S - E.N - I.S.O.9001-2008 Compliant and D.N.V. U.K.A.S accredited.

And is currently working on C.E Approval, I.S.O. 1800 and I.S.O 14000 compliance.

D. Hughes Welding and Fabrication has a good reputation in honouring completion dates.

Case Studies

Balconies, Handrails and Stairs

These are examples of Bespoke Handrails and Stairs produced in Steel with Powder Coated Finish, Galvanised or both or they can be produced from Stainless Steel grade 304 or 316, with or without Glass infill panels. We can also provide 3D drawings for approval and Installation Service.

Wylfa Nuclear Power Station Gas Circulator Turbine Shaft Enclosures

D. Hughes Welding & Fabrication were awarded the contract for 8 Gas Circulator Enclosures.

A project of aprox 180 tonnes of steel fabricated at our workshop and detailed using Strucad.

Our success and incorporating numerous client modifications and design changes as well as achieving completion dates.

Cefni Bridge

The contract was awarded in November 2009 by Dawnus and by utilising our in-house 3D modelling and rendering software to produce all fabrication drawings in house.

Featuring curved trusses and stainless steel railings a relatively complex but elegant structure. Handrail posts were laser-cut to required profiles and feature polished stainless steel grab rails and high-tension intermediate cables. The design of the bridge allows us to transport it in sections, which are not only easier to handle but vastly reduce road- transportation costs, which may have otherwise been incurred.

Site Installation of bridge was carried out by D. Hughes Welding & Fabrication and Bob Francis Crane hire in February 2010. All works were completed in March 2010 on schedule.

Ceg-Y- Ffordd Foot / Cycle Bridge Prestatyn

D.Hughes Welding & Fabrication was awarded the contract by Mulcair Ltd (main contractor) on behalf of Denbighshire   County Council for the construction of Foot / Cycle Bridge over a rail track at Prestatyn and was completed in 2009. Detailing on Solid Works.

Rhosneigr Foot Bridge

D.Hughes Welding & Fabrication was awarded the contract by Enterprise on behalf of Anglesey County Council in January and completed in May 2011.

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