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About Us

Alford Engineering (SW) Ltd is a leading sheet metal contractor in the South West. We specialise in a wide range of services and are committed to providing quality products and services.

Founded in 1977 by Brian Alford and now run by his daughter Hannah, Alford Engineering (SW) Ltd is a family run business that has been supplying high quality components at competitive prices to businesses and the general public, nationwide for over 40 years.

During this time we’ve had the pleasure of working with a diverse range of national and international clients to produce precision high quality products and components.

Everything is produced at our Barnstaple premises by our highly skilled local team, most of whom have been with us from the beginning.

Quality Products At Competitive Prices

Quality - Precision - Commitment to Excellence.

We are proud to of held our ISO 9001 quality assurance certification since 2008. The ISO certificate is the world’s most widely recognised quality management standard, it ensures ways to achieve, as well as benchmark, consistent performance and service.

ISO 9001 Certified


North Devon Manufacturers Association

We are proud members of the North Devon Manufacturers Association (NDMA). The NDMA aims to represent the interests of manufacturing and supporting service industries.


Our Suppliers

All our materials are UK sourced and are all CE approved from local suppliers who have quality assurance certification to enable full traceability of our materials from source.


Righton & Blackburns Limited

Righton & Blackburns Limited are two market leaders who specialise in metals and plastics and have recently joined forces to become one.

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Cromadex based in Bristol, are part of the Akzo Nobel group, the largest global paint and coatings company and a major producer of speciality chemicals. Cromadex is one of many well known brands in their portfolio who have been supplying products to the general industrial market for over 30 years.


Kloeckner Metals

Kloeckner Metals UK is the largest mill independent multi-metal stockholder & distributor in the UK. They offer a diverse range of ferrous and non-ferrous products sourced from reputable and accredited mill sources across Western Europe.

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