Coded Welding

We have over 40 years experience in Coded Welding in standards 9606 Part 1, ASME-IX and EN2871 Part 1. We have worked with a vast range of materials in all processes and positions.

Structural Steelwork

 We are accredited to    En1090-2 in structural steelwork which is a legal requirement in the UK. We supply support for builders, home owners and the civil engineering sector.

General Fabrication

We supply general fabrication services to domestic and commercial customers. Bridges of all sizes, estate fencing, gates and railings, balustrade, Juliette balconies, Fire escapes, staircases and much more. 


We design, manufacture and install all types of Cor-ten/weathering steel structures and projects ranging from housing and sheds to garden projects such as  edging, plants pots, fencing, bridges and bespoke furniture. Please see our  Cor-Ten page for more information.

Product Development

Over the years we have been involved with many product development projects.Using the latest CAD and computer simulation software we are able to provide a 3D model as well as stress analyse the product before manufacture ensuring an accurate and high specification finish.

Port Support

Port Specialists – We have been involved with some of the largest Ports in the UK and Europe. We manufacture, maintain, repair and modify all types of port equipment and accessories and pride ourselves on being Quay-crane, RTG and RMG Specialists.

Contract Support

We are specialists in steel structure repairs, installation and removal. Whatever the contract, our knowledge and expertise in all areas of welding, fitting and hot works will ensure the job runs smoothly and timely.

About Us

Suffolk welding and fabrication ltd are acredited to EN1090-2 and ISO 9001 in structural steelwork.

We have a wealth of knowledge in all areas of welding and fabrication including port container handling equipment,Structural Steelwork,Civil engineering support and much more.

We have an experienced team of welders, fabricators and CAD designers on hand to ensure an efficient and seamless service.

We offer on site or workshop based services.

Because of our accreditaions we are legally allowed to fabricate Structural steelwork from structural engineers drawings to meet the strict lesgislaiton of En1090 up to class 2 and can UKCA mark our work. 


The company has been trading since the 1990’s started by Ian Melton.

It was Ian’s passion for  welding that drove the company forward to lead in it’s sector, The company today still remains very much a family affair under the leadership of Ian’s son Carl Melton.

Carl began working in the business in 1996 as Ian’s Apprentice and himself has worked through every process and service the company has ever offered. 

Carl is still a coded welder but also a qualified design engineer which has brought a new dynamic to the company.

Today the company has grown into the leading welding fabrication service provider in Suffolk with the largest workforce of coded 9606 welders. working from  a brand new purpose built workshop in Framlingham Suffolk we can easily handle jobs large or small.

The New Workshop is kitted out with all the latest equipment including Laser cutter,200t Press brake,10t Overhead crane,horizontal press, section rollers, paint shop and much more.

Whether you are looking for a coded, commercial or domestic welding service, we will liaise with you to maintain a good relationship, efficient service and competitive pricing without compromising on quality.