General Construction, Engineering and Manufacturer's (UK orientated) first created 16/10/05 - last modified 26/09/09 Page Author: Ty Harness

Here's just a few links that I visit on time and time again and may be useful to you. I've no affiliation with any of the companies other than I've bought a product or found their information very useful.

Steel Work : steelconstruction.org
Blacksmith : blacksmithsjournal.com
Tinsmith : Tin Smith (USA orientated)

Leadwork:
www.caldergroup.eu
http://justlead.co.uk/

Joinery/carpentry :
TRADA
Jeld Wen Joinery
http://www.burbidge.co.uk/
http://www.stairpartsonline.co.uk/
http://www.howdens.com/
GradusStair Parts and nosings

Building :
NHBC
visqueenbuilding, http://www.marleyeternit.co.uk, www.trentconcrete.co.uk
cordek.com
jablite.co.uk
addstone.co.uk

Plumbing and Heating :
IPHE
http://www.bhl.co.uk/
butlerms.com

GAS fitting :
CORGI , Gas Safe

Electrical :
niceic.com Elecsa
DIY
http://www.diyfixit.co.uk/
http://www.diydata.com
1920-30.com
reuk.co.uk
craft-supplies.co.uk
thisoldhouse.com (USA orientated)
Bicycles
http://www.wiggle.co.uk/

Ariels and TV
aerialsandtv.com

Automotive Parts
Car Parts and Accessories - Buy-Parts-By BuyPartsBy.co.uk - Parts searchable by Make and Model of vehicle.
enginestuff.co.uk
https://www.europaspares.com/ - Hard to find parts like Petrol Filler hose etc.
Engineering Parts
component-force.co.uk: Rubber,Plastic and Foam Components , , HPC Gears: Steel,Brass and Nylon Gears , , Bearing Boys: Bearings , , Beltec: Belts , , EBR Bearing Supplies , Beltec: Belts , goodingrubber.com, airlink-compressors.co.uk , spellfame.co.uk , namrick. ,
Electrical and Electronic Components
RS, Farnell, espares.co.uk , rapidonline.com , http://www.verotl.com/
Tools
Screwfix, knighton-tools.co.uk , Vaughans, Axminster, Machine Mart, Silverlinetools, concepttools.co.uk , northerntooluk.com , Chronos , RDG Tools , http://www.toolstop.co.uk , www.toolstation.com , www.mptools.co.uk test4less.co.uk
Welding Supplies
www.thewelderswarehouse.com , www.welding-supplies-online.co.uk/ , www.weldinggear.co.uk
Materials:
Corus - steel
www.johntainton.co.uk - {Cold reduced thin sheet} l
ASD Metal Services
Struthers-Carter
ASC Metals
www.bmsteel.co.uk/
locatesupplies.co.uk: Metals (ferrous and non ferrous), Plastics
johnbrash.co.uk: Timber
bennettstimber.co.uk : Timber
http://www.westyorkssteel.com/
http://www.metals4u.co.uk/
www.parksidesteel.uk.com/
bellingham-steel.co.uk - Tin Plate
Building Supplies
Jewson, Jackson, Plumb Centre, Marley, C & A Building Plastics Sandtoft Roofing, Marley Eternit - Fibre Cement products oldfashionedwindows.com Bemis
jfcuk

uPVC Windows
windowrepairshop.co.uk sealsdirect.co.uk handlesandhinges.co.uk
Metal Work Supplies
FH Brundle Architectural Hardware Distributers Q Railing Crossinox London Pressed Hinge Co. Ltd. architecturalplastics.co.uk acornironmongery.com ironmongerydirect.co.uk ironmongeryonline.com
Chemicals:
bilthamber.com
eurolabsupplies.co.uk/

Glass
CT Glass http://www.specialistglass.co.uk/ tempsfordstainedglass
Fasteners
Resin Anchors

Hinges
http://www.lph-uk.co.uk/

Lighting
greatbritishlighting.co.uk
Bricks, Blocks and Lintels
Thermalite Ibstock Hanson Bison Keystone Lintels

Insulation
Rockwool
Knauf-insulation
Kingspan
Foam
twfoam.co.uk
Paint
Heritage paint colours and schemes
Speciality paints for fire resistance
Mortar
Cement, mortar and concrete FAQ by John Schmitt
Blue Circle, Castle Cement, Rugby
More on Lime Mortar
Here's a few links to follow up if you're interested in mortar.
Singleton Birch, Lincolnshire , www.thelimecentre.co.uk , www.buildingconservation.com , www.stastier.co.uk , www.womersleys.co.uk , www.singletonbirch.co.uk , www.wenlocklime.co.uk , www.graymont.com , www.mikewye.co.uk
Regulations
England & Wales Building Regulations
Sitelines: Building Regs free for download
Mapping
Ordnance Survey
Mapping at Blackwell's
Phil Brady: Conversion of Latitude and Longitude to/from OS references.
Ordnance Survey of Great Britain (OSGB) Coordinate System.
Convert co-ordinates between WGS-84 and OSGB36

Surveying
whistleralley.com/surveying/
www.cphbooks.com/html/28sl.htm
www.geosurvey.co.uk
Printers
RCS

Fabric
www.fabricuk.com

Work Clothes
alexandra-shop.co.uk

Cleaning
rawlins.co.uk/

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