Steel Stairs in Edinburgh

We specialise in Steel Stairs in Edinburgh with Gilchrist Steels.

Our skilled team crafts custom steel staircases that combine durability, safety, and aesthetic appeal, perfectly tailored to your project’s unique requirements.

Bespoke Steel Stairs in Edinburgh

At Gilchrist Steels, we specialise in crafting and installing custom steel stairs for properties in Edinburgh.

Our steel staircases are ideal for both residential and commercial spaces, providing a perfect mix of functionality, longevity, and aesthetic charm. Whether you require a straightforward staircase for your home or an intricate, multi-level design for a commercial facility, our team has the expertise to deliver exceptional results.

Transform Your Space with Custom Steel Stairs

Elevate your property’s safety, durability, and aesthetic appeal with bespoke steel staircases from Gilchrist Steels in Edinburgh. Discover the unmatched benefits and professional craftsmanship we bring to every project.

Durability and Strength

Our steel staircases are engineered for longevity, enduring heavy usage and adverse weather conditions without losing their structural integrity. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor settings.

Design Versatility

Whether you prefer a modern, sleek look or a traditional, ornate style, our steel stairs can be customised to suit any aesthetic and architectural design, ensuring a perfect fit for your property.

Low Maintenance

Compared to other materials, steel staircases require very little upkeep. They are resistant to warping, rotting, and pest damage, making them a cost-effective choice over the long term.

Safety Features

Safety is paramount in our designs, featuring non-slip treads, robust handrails, and accurate rise and run measurements to ensure secure and reliable access for all users.

Professional Installation

Our professional team manages the entire installation process, ensuring your steel staircase is installed securely and in compliance with all safety and building regulations.

Finishing Options

Select from a range of finishes and coatings, including powder coating, galvanising, and custom paint options, to enhance the appearance and durability of your steel stairs.

Steel Stairs in Edinburgh

Bringing Your Vision to Life

At Gilchrist Steels, we excel in transforming your steel staircase ideas into reality with exceptional attention to detail and superior craftsmanship.

Our team customises each project to match your specific needs, ensuring a perfect balance of functionality and aesthetic beauty.

Improve Your Space with Custom Steel Stairs

Transform your property with bespoke steel stairs in Edinburgh.

Contact Gilchrist Steels at 0141 644 3664 for expert consultation and a personalised quote today!

Our Reviews

Michael Dickson
Michael Dickson
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Bruce was fantastic as always. Fast, and accurate service. Stuart on the delivery's was brilliant as well.
Ronnie Fairlie
Ronnie Fairlie
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Great proffesional company, From calculation to delivery. Bruce has helped us on many occasions sizing up the trickier jobs and Stuart the delivery driver is also great helping us get the steel on to awkward sites. Great company fast and affordable Hawkhead Joiners
Tim T
Tim T
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A big 'Thank You' to Gilchrist Steels, who provided me with an excellent service. They were competitive on price, prompt in all their correspondences and delivered on time.
Peter Thomson
Peter Thomson
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Excellent service - responsive, good price, prompt delivery. Would happily recommend.
Luke Kadziolka
Luke Kadziolka
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The best service
Pete Hartigan
Pete Hartigan
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Have used Gilchrist for steel supplies for many years and the service received is always second to none. Excellent customer service.
Dale Atkinson
Dale Atkinson
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Atkinson Building Services have been using Gilchrist Steels for all of our steelwork for our projects for many years now. We have always had great service from Bruce and the team and would highly recommend them to anyone! They always do their best to turn your project around quickly, which is great for keeping progress on site.
Steven Macdonald
Steven Macdonald
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Great service, very reliable, helpful staff and competitive prices, wouldn’t go anywhere else

Questions We Get Asked

How can custom steel stairs enhance the aesthetic appeal of my property?

Custom steel stairs offer unparalleled design flexibility, allowing for a variety of styles that enhance your property’s aesthetic appeal. Whether you prefer sleek, modern lines or ornate, traditional designs, steel stairs can be tailored to match your vision. Additionally, the finish options, including polished, brushed, or painted surfaces, further contribute to a sophisticated look. Integrating materials like glass or wood with steel can create unique and visually striking staircases that serve as a focal point in any space.

What are the key safety features incorporated into steel stairs?

Safety is a critical consideration in the design and fabrication of steel stairs. Key safety features include:

  • Non-Slip Treads: Textured or grooved treads to prevent slips and falls.
  • Sturdy Handrails: Robust handrails are designed to provide support and stability.
  • Proper Rise and Run: Accurate measurements to ensure comfortable and safe step heights and depths.
  • Guardrails and Balustrades: Additional barriers to prevent falls, especially on open-sided stairs.
  • Lighting: Integrated lighting solutions to improve visibility and safety in low-light conditions.

These features ensure that steel stairs not only look good but also provide a safe passage for users.

How does the installation process for steel stairs differ from other materials?

The installation of steel stairs involves a precise and often more technical process compared to wood or concrete stairs:

  • Pre-Fabrication: Steel stair components are often fabricated off-site in a controlled environment to exact specifications, ensuring accuracy and quality.
  • On-Site Assembly: Once delivered, the prefabricated parts are assembled on-site. This process is typically faster than building stairs from raw materials on-site.
  • Anchoring: Steel stairs require secure anchoring to the building’s structure, often involving welding or bolting the components together and to the support structures.
  • Finishing Touches: After assembly, finishing touches such as painting or installing non-slip treads and handrails are applied.

This method ensures a high-quality installation that meets all design and safety standards.

What customisation options are available for steel stairs?

Steel stairs can be extensively customised to fit specific design and functional requirements:

  • Design Styles: Options include straight, spiral, curved, floating, and helical designs.
  • Material Combinations: Integrate materials like glass for railings, wood for treads, or stone accents to complement the steel framework.
  • Finishes: Choose from powder coating, galvanising, painting, or natural brushed steel to achieve the desired look and protection.
  • Tread Designs: Open or closed risers, with various tread materials and designs to enhance both functionality and aesthetics.
  • Handrails and Balustrades: Custom handrails and balustrades can be designed to match the staircase and overall décor of the property.

How do steel stairs compare to other materials in terms of maintenance?

Steel stairs are relatively low-maintenance compared to materials like wood or concrete:

  • Durability: Steel does not warp, crack, or suffer from pest infestations, significantly reducing maintenance needs.
  • Cleaning: Regular cleaning with mild soap and water is usually sufficient. For outdoor steel stairs, occasional power washing can keep them looking new.
  • Corrosion Resistance: With proper finishes such as galvanising or powder coating, steel stairs resist rust and corrosion, even in harsh environments.
  • Inspections: Periodic inspections are recommended to check for any signs of wear or damage, but these are typically minimal compared to other materials.

This makes steel stairs a practical and cost-effective choice for both residential and commercial properties.

What are the environmental benefits of choosing steel stairs?

Steel stairs offer several environmental benefits:

  • Recyclability: Steel is one of the most recyclable materials, which means that old steel stairs can be recycled and reused, reducing the need for new raw materials.
  • Sustainability: The production of steel has become more energy-efficient, with many steel manufacturers implementing sustainable practices and using recycled materials in production.
  • Longevity: The durability of steel means fewer replacements over time, which translates to less material waste and reduced environmental impact.
  • Eco-Friendly Finishes: Many steel finishes, such as powder coating, are environmentally friendly and do not emit harmful VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds).

Choosing steel stairs supports sustainable building practices and contributes to a more environmentally friendly construction industry.

Areas We Serve

At Gilchrist Steels, we proudly provide steel fabrication throughout Glasgow, Scotland, and the surrounding areas, ensuring top-quality solutions for all your construction needs.

Contact us now at 0141 644 3664 for expert solutions tailored to your project’s needs.

Reach out now for a personalised quote and consultation!

What We Offer...

Gilchrist Steels has over 45 years of experience in providing high-quality steel fabrication services. Our reputation as an industry leader is built on the attention to detail and dedication our craftsmen put into every project they undertake. 

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Gilchrist Steels, based in Glasgow, has been delivering exceptional steel fabrication services throughout the UK for over 45 years. We provide unique solutions across various industries, supported by our extensive network of facilities and long-term partnerships with suppliers and distributors nationwide.

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