Sandwell College Steel Staircase Fabrication


Project Description Sandwell College got in touch asking for us to manufacture and replace there wooden fire escape stairs from one of the colleges buildings. After a site survey, we fabricated a new mild steel staircase, with galvanised steps and walkway to the required size needed. Liaising with the onsite contact, we delivered and [...]

South Staffs Water – Great Barr


Project Description Working in partnership with South Staffs Water as their approved class 1 coded welding and fabricating contractor, we was called out to there Great Barr site for some preventative maintenance work. After the installation of a new 1000mm diameter butterfly valve, our class 1 coded welding engineer carried out all required positional [...]

Drayton Manor – Welding And Fabrication


Project Description Drayton Manor is a 200 acre theme park located in Drayton Basset, Staffordshire. It is the 4th largest theme park in the uk, with around 40 different rides and attractions. Drayton Manor also has its own zoo, housing over 100 animals. We was contacted by Drayton Manor to look at repairing various [...]

Coventry District Heating | Friargate


Project Description Friargate, Coventry's latest major regeneration project, is making use of the current District Heating energy system. This new project is going to deliver Grade A Office spaces, 2 hotels, Retail/Restaurants/Bars and 400 residential units. Varlowe has been drafted in to route new district pipework to the 25 building, 3,200,000 sq ft [...]

Birmingham Energy Centre | New Street Station


Project Description With the expansion and complete renovation of the Birmingham’s New Street station completed, Qsustain and Network Rail identified more power would be needed to efficiently run the station. They agreed on the option of a combined heat & power (CHP) scheme with options of connecting into the district heating system. Using this [...]

Metal Centre Warehouse Extension


Project Description The Metal Centre, Wednesbury, are one of the Uk's most comprehensive stockholder of stainless steel. Working from a 270,000 sq ft warehouse, they have identified that they require more space so a second warehouse has been acquired, as an extended storage solution. They called upon Varlowe's expertise to move a steel racking [...]

May Farm Condensate Catch Pot


Project Description G's Growers Littleport Mushrooms LLP 2.5 megawatt anaerobic digestion plant provides renewable energy from using organic waste from the companies crops. Alkane Energy identified that the biogas that feeds the CHP (Combined Heat and Power Unit) was producing more condensate than the current catch pot could cope with. There existing pipe run of [...]

Engine Cooling Cell Fabrication


Project Description AVL are one of the world's largest independent companies for the development of powertrain systems with internal combustion engines. They turned to Varlowe’s expertise to fabricate and install 2 new cooling modules for their engine testing department. This is not the first time we have dealt with an engine testing unit, so we [...]

Birmingham District Heating


Project Description District energy systems have numerous environmentally friendly benefits, they are a sustainable, cost effective solution to provide heating, cooling and power. Varlowe have been working with Cofely, (who are the UK’s largest providers of Direct Energy schemes) for a number of years, which has lead to projects such as Coventry City's district [...]