Steel Walkways in Glasgow, Scotland

Discover durable and custom-designed steel walkways in Glasgow, Scotland, crafted by Gilchrist Steels. Enhance safety and functionality in industrial, commercial, and public spaces with our expertly fabricated steel walkway solutions.

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High-Quality Steel Walkways for Every Application

At Gilchrist Steels, we specialise in the design, fabrication, and installation of custom steel walkways in Glasgow, Scotland. Our walkways are designed to enhance safety, accessibility, and functionality across a variety of settings, including industrial facilities, commercial properties, and public areas.

Contact us at 0141 644 3664 for a professional consultation and a customised quote tailored to your specific requirements.

Types of Steel Walkways We offer

Explore our range of custom steel walkways designed for diverse settings, including industrial catwalks, pedestrian bridges, and maintenance platforms. Each solution enhances safety, accessibility, and functionality for your specific needs.

Industrial Catwalks

Industrial catwalks provide safe and reliable access for personnel in factories and warehouses, designed to handle heavy traffic and equipment while ensuring worker safety and operational efficiency.

Pedestrian Bridges

Custom steel pedestrian bridges enhance public areas by providing secure and aesthetically pleasing pathways over roads, rivers, and other obstacles, ensuring accessibility and safety for all users.

Maintenance Platforms

Steel maintenance platforms offer stable and secure access to elevated or hard-to-reach areas in industrial facilities, designed to support maintenance personnel and equipment for efficient and safe operations.

Why Choose Gilchrist Steels for Steel Walkways?

At Gilchrist Steels, we specialise in delivering high-quality, custom steel walkways tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Ready to improve your space with a custom steel walkway?

Call us at 0141 644 3664 for professional consultation and a personalised quote tailored to your specific needs. Let’s build something great together!

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

Have questions about our steel walkways in Glasgow, Scotland?

Our FAQ section provides detailed answers about design, fabrication, installation, and more, helping you understand how Gilchrist Steels can meet your project needs effectively.

What are the primary benefits of using steel for walkways?

Steel walkways offer several advantages:

  • Durability: Steel is exceptionally strong and can withstand heavy use and harsh environmental conditions without deteriorating.
  • Low Maintenance: Unlike wood or concrete, steel requires minimal maintenance and is resistant to pests and rot.
  • Versatility: Steel can be fabricated into various designs and configurations to suit different applications and architectural styles.
  • Safety: Steel walkways provide excellent structural integrity and can be designed with non-slip surfaces and safety railings to enhance user safety.

How are custom steel walkways designed?

Designing custom steel walkways involves several steps:

Consultation: Understanding the client’s requirements, site specifications, and intended use.

Site Assessment: Evaluating the site to determine the best design approach, considering factors like space, load requirements, and environmental conditions.

Design Phase: Creating detailed design plans and 3D models to visualise the walkway.

Client Approval: Presenting the design to the client for feedback and approval before fabrication begins.

Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring the design meets all relevant safety and building regulations.

What is the typical process for fabricating and installing steel walkways?

The process includes:

Design Finalisation: Completing the design phase with client approval.

Fabrication: Using advanced techniques and high-quality materials to fabricate the steel components according to the design specifications.

Quality Control: Conducting thorough inspections to ensure each component meets our quality standards.

Installation: Transporting the components to the site and securely installing them, ensuring proper alignment and safety.

Final Inspection: Performing a final inspection to confirm that the walkway is installed correctly and meets all safety regulations.

What types of finishes are available for steel walkways?

We offer several finishing options to enhance the appearance and durability of steel walkways:

  • Galvanising: Applying a protective zinc coating to prevent rust and corrosion.
  • Powder Coating: Providing a durable and aesthetically pleasing finish available in various colours.
  • Paint Coating: Using high-quality paints to add a layer of protection and aesthetic appeal.
  • Non-Slip Coatings: Adding textured coatings to improve traction and prevent slips and falls.


How do you ensure the safety of steel walkways?

Safety is a top priority in designing and installing steel walkways:

  • Non-Slip Surfaces: Incorporating non-slip coatings or textures to prevent accidents.
  • Safety Railings: Installing sturdy handrails and guardrails to provide support and prevent falls.
  • Load Testing: Ensuring the walkway can support the expected load and use.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Designing and constructing walkways to meet all local and national safety standards and building codes.
  • Regular Inspections: Performing routine inspections and maintenance to ensure ongoing safety and functionality.

Can steel walkways be integrated into existing structures?

Yes, steel walkways can be integrated into existing structures:

  • Custom Design: Tailoring the design to fit seamlessly with the existing architecture and layout.
  • Structural Assessments: Evaluate the existing structure to determine the best integration approach and ensure compatibility.
  • Flexible Fabrication: Using precise fabrication techniques to create components that match the dimensions and requirements of the existing structure.
  • Professional Installation: Ensuring careful and secure installation to avoid disrupting the integrity of the existing structure and to ensure safe, reliable integration.

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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