salamander watermark

Providing Site Safety Solutions For Construction Client


With over 20 years of experience, Ockwells is a leading supplier of specialist, temporary protection materials and high-quality, reusable site safety products to the construction, housebuilding, interior fit-out and maritime industries.

Boasting a dedicated team with a wealth of knowledge and experience to advise and assist customers in meeting rigorous sector demands, Ockwells provides workforces with barriers to unguarded edges and openings, preventing falls from height – the largest cause of accidents in the construction industry.

About Ockwells

  • Part of a UK FTSE 250 company, SIG plc
  • Ability to supply over 15,000 live accounts across the UK and Ireland
  • External team of sales managers with branches located in Rainham, Newbury, Warrington and Glasgow

The Challenge

Ockwells contacted Salamander a few years ago with an initial contract borne out of the requirement of a metal work fabricator that could manufacture a wide range of products to a high specification.

It was important to understand a complex and competitive marketplace so that the conceptualisation, design, prototyping and full production of several site safety products could be produced on a consistent basis, primarily for the construction industry.

Additionally, there was a critical requirement from a partner to bring innovative solutions to the table regularly – namely through high-quality modern manufacturing methods. With this in place, the Ockwells team could focus on identifying customer issues and recognising opportunities to support and service its database.


A strong working relationship continues to grow between the two businesses, with a consistently high promise to interpret solutions that are derived from understanding of the construction industry – and its challenges.

Following Salamander’s sound manufacturing knowledge, engineering skills, high-quality production output and the ability to maintain agreed production specifications, Ockwells has increased confidence in its ability to supply site safety products with a consistent quality to its customers.


Our desire to partner with Salamander came about as a result of its ability to clearly interpret our briefs, provide design input and engineering expertise, and produce a broad range of products using modern laser-cutting and robot welding machinery. This gave us the confidence that our products would not only meet, but surpass the expectations of our highly demanding customer base – positioning us as the market leader in this area of the construction sector.
Nigel Massey, Managing Director of Ockwells

Get in Touch

Do you need to talk to us about an upcoming project? Or would you just like to find out more about us and what we do? Fill in the form below and one of team members will get back to you.

    Latest News

    Welcoming An Accomplished Rail Specialist

    With over 50 years’ experience in sheet metal fabrication, Salamander ...

    Read More arrow
    Salamander’s Offering Just Got More Extensive

    Salamander has always prided itself on being adaptable and flexible, f ...

    Read More arrow
    Getting to Know… Anthony Hunter, Salamander’s Design Engineer

    We know our manufacturing is just as important as our people. That’s why w…

    Read More arrow
    arrow right
    arrow left

    Download Our Brochure