About Canal Engineering

Canal Engineering Limited has a heritage of design innovation, quality manufacture and efficient installation that stretches back to our formation in 1924.

Located in Nottingham, UK, we pride ourselves on British manufacturing and skilled fabrication of metalwork.

Our work can be seen throughout the UK and abroad in residential, commercial and industrial environments.

Today, Canal Engineering is separated into 4 divisions according to our products and services we provide.

Each division is backed by their own management teams and skilled workforces, who boast a wealth of knowledge and experience – all under one roof.


Innovations in architectural metalwork and fabrication for residential and commercial properties


Hygienic and durable, specialist drainage systems, wall kerbing and building protection for industrial and commercial environments


Safe access equipment for working at height and high level loading, which eliminates workplace hazards


From conceptual design and manufacturing guidance, to prototyping, production, finishing and in assembly


Manufacturer and supplier of Tobacco Reclaiming Machines, which are used globally to recover up to 95% of tobacco from reject cigarettes and packets

At the Nottingham manufacturing site, the production facilities include state of the art manufacturing machinery and equipment.

All employees are fully qualified in factory and site work and have the expertise to design and manufacture a diverse range of metalwork products featuring stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium.

All drawing, manufacture, fabrication and installation is completed by Canal Engineering employees. Having in-house Structural Engineering Consultants also means Canal Engineering can offer design help and advice from the very early stages of any project.

We have developed from a family culture to one that embraces modern management and manufacturing techniques.

Today, there are over 120 employees within our team: