• BATTYE ST, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD4 8AG
    PHONE: 01274 6699335

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Our Expertise

White Cross Ring Co Ltd as our name suggests manufacture angle rings, washers and flanges whilst also offering a comprehensive range of tube manipulation, metal section bending and fabrication services to a huge variety of industries and companies of all sizes throughout the UK.

For over five decades White Cross Ring’s services have evolved to meet and exceed the changing requirements of our customers. Ideally situated close to major motorway links networking the whole of the UK we are dedicated to supplying quality products and services all backed up by our ISO 9001 2015 certification.

Unusual bespoke projects are always welcomed at White Cross Ring Co from components for stage sets to rolling a ring to enable the restoration of the famous Rose Window after the devastating fire of York Minister in 1984. We recognise that our willingness to investigate new and innovative techniques involving bending or other fabrication processes as being one of our major strengths.

Our years of experience has given us the edge on our competitors to satisfy your tube and metal section bending requirements to the best and most economical solution.

Serving so many different sectors of industry we always promote and recommend our customers to others……..as it says on the crane we’re “Backing Britian” (Britain) see the photograph from the early days of White Cross Ring. The graffiti on the crane dates back to the 1968 “I’m Backing Britain” campaign. Thankfully our rings were far better than our spelling!

Historical work at White Cross Ring

OUR STORY

White Cross Ring Co Ltd was originally an offshoot of Vierod & Woods Ltd a sheet metal and fabrication company established in the early 1960s. The company founders Brian Vierod and Brian Wood “the two Brians” would often find that they were waiting for angle rings and flanges to be delivered and were frustrated by the inevitable delay in production they experienced.

White Cross Ring Co Ltd was therefore established to provide these essential components. It soon became clear that this service was in great demand throughout the large UK manufacturing base of that period. Since then White Cross Ring Co has been helping to keep the wheels of industry turning right up to the present day.

The name White Cross Ring Co Ltd originates from an area in Guiseley, Leeds where the original factory was situated. The factory was a stones throw from the White Cross public House and the original “Harry Ramsdens” fish and chip shop. We have been at the present location in Bradford since the 1970s.

1960s

Where it all began

The ‘Two Brians’ decided to manufacture their own angle rings and flanges that they needed to complete other fabrication products. White Cross Ring was formed.
1970s

New headquarters

Moving from the original location in Guiseley (White Cross), the business moved to it’s current location in Bradford.
2000

Continued growth

New family members joined the business to ensure continuity and growth.
2010

Increased Capacity & YorGrip

In 2010 we expanded our factory, increasing capacity and giving us the space to accommodate our YORGRIP acquisition.
2019

Present day

With a commitment to quality of service and competitive pricing, White Cross Ring continues to go from strength to strength.

Our Team Culture

It is the people of White Cross Ring Co that make us special. With a carefully designed training programme we pride ourselves in developing our workforce and value every team member. Many of our employees are former apprentices. This has enabled us to retain and grow a highly skilled and dynamic workforce. Professional development and keeping abreast of industry changes and influences is always a priority. History is important but what we do today matters most and we recognise that.

Our business is founded on a passion for quality, innovation and customer service. To ensure our business is always growing and improving we utilise our links with local colleges and universities, our local chamber of commerce as well as seeking out professional consultants to assist us with health and safety, human resources and international quality standards.

To ensure our business keeps on rolling here are some key contacts that will help direct your enquiry to the most relevant person.

Thomas Horner

Thomas Horner

Managing Director

Lewis Wood

Lewis Wood

Works Manager

Anthony Richmond

Anthony Richmond

Estimator

Karl Spring

Karl Spring

Purchasing & Estimator

John Baggaley

John Baggaley

Senior Engineer

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