Hambleton Steel founded by Jim Grice and Colin Watson

First office opened in Brompton, Northallerton

Won first contract for a local farmer in Great Langton


Opened first fabrication facility in Brompton on Swale


Opened second fabrication faciltiy (known as 'The Potato Stores') also in Brompton on Swale


First export contract - Les Nicolles School in Guernsey


Acquired Allot Brothers and Leigh, a Rotherham-based steel fabricator with a 80,000 square foot fabrication facility on Fullerton Road

First £1m project - Bradford Police Station


First 1000 tonne contract - South Leicestershire College for Bowmer & Kirkland


Invested in an automated Voortman line in our Rotherham facility

Completed Hambleton Steel's first grandstand at Cheltenham Racecourse, in time for that year's Royal Ascot.

First Phase of New Covent Market Development for Vinci begins - anticipated to run for ten years. First buildings are the Interim Flower Market, and Sports & Waste Building


Second Phase of New Covent Garden Market for Vinci begins - Garden Heart Building


Acquired current fabrication facility on Gatherley Road, Brompton on Swale.

Started fabrication of our largest project to-date: Biomass Plant at Teesport


Third Phase of New Covent Garden Market for Vinci begins - Trader Unit A1 - with a further two phases to follow.

Borough Yards in central London secured. A complex project completed for Wates Construction.


Hambleton Steel acquired by Embrace Steel Group

Fifth Phase of New Covent Garden Market begins - Trader Unit B2


Major investment made in the company to facilitate growth strategy


Hambleton Steel considers that the health, safety and welfare of its employees and all others who may be affected by its businesses and activities are of paramount importance.

To strengthen this commitment HSL are working towards the new standard ISO 45001 (previously OHSAS 18001) as part of its Integrated Management System for safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ).

View our accreditations