We’re Off To See The Gobbins

Northern Ireland is enjoying a brand new visitors attraction courtesy of a substantial investment in the regeneration of a Victorian walk built originally in 1902. The word on everyone’s lips is the new regeneration project at The Gobbins cliffs.  This latest tourist attraction, located 40 minutes drive from Belfast in Islandmagee is fully booked 2 weeks ahead!  Visitors can walk the…

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Creating the ‘perf’ect fabricated flooring


Ridgeway were contacted by McGarry-Moon Architects Ltd, on behalf of their client Alasdair Kilpatrick for a design solution required at his home. He had constructed a first floor walkway into his house from the raised road level, which required a solution for the flooring on the bridge walk. The sales team were tasked to find a flooring product that was cost…

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Ridgeway Supplies Cladding for Grand Designs Project

Ridgeway are delighted to be among the suppliers to the recent Grand Designs project featuring an ambitious build in Co Derry. 'Pattern reference - Bilbao' was chosen as the external Expanded Metal Cladding.           More about our Expanded Metal range See more about this project on the Grand Designs website. Visit architect's website. Read More

Handrailing Legislation Changes

handrailing legislation

Handrailing Legislation Update Steel fabricators received important news this week when the announcement was made on 1st July that fabricators and blacksmiths will not have to be CE marked under new EU handrailing legislation. The original EU regulations enforcing that structural aluminium and steelwork contractors were certified raised concerns for balustrade and hand railing firms as they were bound under…

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Dura Decking Showcased in Marine Environment

Dura Decking is the latest innovative flooring solution adding to Ridgeway’s comprehensive range of flooring products suitable for a variety of environments. In this particular case study, the client chose Dura Decking 146 board in Charcoal with Buzon Pedestals for two raised balcony areas at Portrush Yacht Club. The client chose Dura Deck for several reasons, the material is lightweight…

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Graco Create Airless Sprayer for Every Professional

Graco has reinvented its airless sprayer family to have a specialist machine for every type of end user. Graco customers have a number of things in common regardless of the industry they are in.  They all value quality and performance from their Graco units, and the service they need after purchasing. Graco have created over 40 new sprayers, divided into…

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Toeplate is used to form a barrier to prevent objects falling off the edge of the walkway.  5mm flat bar is supplied in various heights (depending on the depth of flooring) to provide a 100mm high edge protection around the open grid flooring. Toe plate can be either welded to the flooring or attached to the handrail stanchions using a U bolt or our… Read More


A full range of handrail stanchions, otherwise known as handrail standards in both a tubular and solid bar construction.  Stanchions are upright posts that can be provided in various diameters designed to support various sizes of horizontal rail. Email Enquiry Available Sizes  Solid Stanchions Sizes Shank Size Ball Size Rail Size 32mm 63mm 33.7mm o/d (25nb) 38mm 70mm 33.7mm o/d (25nb) 38mm 70mm 42.4mm o/d… Read More