Fire Protection

Shawston has been a market leader within the Fire Protection distribution sector for almost 30-years.  In a marketplace heavily influenced by insurance and legislative changes, Shawston are aligned with the leading brands and worldwide manufacturers of pipeline products.  

Offering manufacturers warranties as well as in-house warranties of processed tube or mild steel fabrications allows our customers to purchase from Shawston with total peace of mind.  Shawston in-house tube processing facility Tipton Jones, located in Manchester, provides a unique cut, thread and roll groove facility to all fire contractors.  Using approved Victaulic roll-grooving machines and being closely aligned with the full range of Victaulic fire products is just one key aspect in how Shawston have grown to become the market leader within this sector. Quality will never be compromised at Shawston.

shawston mechanical products steel tubeSteel Tube

EN10255/10217 Dual Certified 15mm – 150mm available in red, galvanised, self colour, shot blast and other special finishes. Shawston has in-house cutting, threading and Victaulic roll grooving facilities. This enables ex-stock deliveries on all end finishes, including screwed, plain and grooved in both full and half lengths resulting in no delays to site as no lead times are involved. Shawston are also able to cut specified lengths to +/- 1mm tolerances.

All tube is dual certified and batch test certificates are available upon request at short notice. Shawston have full control over the end finished process and a unique leak tightness warranty is available as standard. The Group has a vast stock of over 2000 tons available to draw on next day. Shawston can also help you with pricing and budget management as fixed prices are available for large projects.

API ERW Pressure Tube 200mm to large diameter available in red, self colour, galvanised, black varnish, shot blast and other special finishes.

shawston malleable iron fittingsMalleable Iron Fittings

Shawston stock a full range of Kite-Marked BS21, taper thread fittings which are available in both black and galvanised finishes. Manufactured by the world’s largest malleable producer, each fitting is individually leak tested delivering unrivalled quality.

Victaulic Grooved Products

Working closely in partnership with Victaulic, the world leader in grooved products, we are able to offer an extensive range of fittings, couplings and valves to service the Fire sector. .

Shawston have made the extensive range of Victaulic fire product more available to contractors.  Now stocking a range of sprinkler heads, devices and valves allows contractors to purchase small or large quantities of specialist product for next delivery or same day collection.

fire products pipe supports and bracketsPipe Supports and Brackets

A full range of channel, threaded rod, pipe clips, fasteners and channel brackets are available from stock for next day delivery.  Products governed by LPC, FM or UL requirements are supplied in accordance with these specifications.

Rapidrop Flexible Hoses

A full range of Rapidrop Flexible Hoses available from stock. View information

shawston mechanical products weld fittings and flangesWeld Fittings and Flanges

Comprehensive ranges of BS4504, ASA, BS.10 flanges, BS1965 and BS1640 Butt Weld Fittings

shawston general steel fabricationGeneral Steel Fabrications

An 8,000 square foot fabrication facility to produce general steel fabrications to customer drawings or Shawston in-house design. We employ specialist structural engineers and we can underwrite design.


Shawston London

Units G & H, Hillbottom Road, Sands Industrial Estate, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4HS

  • Tel: 01494 460 910
  • Fax: 01494 522 573

Shawston Birmingham

Bay 1, Block D, The Bescot Estate, Woden Road West, Wednesbury
West Midlands WS10 7SG

  • Tel: 0121 556 3400
  • Fax: 0121  506 4669

Shawston Manchester

Great Norbury Street, Hyde,
Cheshire SK14 1BW

  • Tel: 0161 368 4545
  • Fax: 0161 367 8114

Shawston Glasgow

Block 1 Unit 4, Annick Industrial Estate, 31 Sandilands Street, Shettleston, Glasgow G32 OHT

  • Tel: 0141 778 6975
  • Fax: 0141 778 6264

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