Brown McFarlane is one of the world’s leading specialist steel plate distributors, processors and traders.

Brown McFarlane are a Made in the Midlands Gold Member

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About us

Our focus is on the supply of highly specified, quality steel plate products. We’re proud to hold one of the most diverse stock ranges available anywhere in the world running from carbon manganese through to super duplex stainless steel. Whatever your ex-stock steel plate requirement, the chances are that we can offer a speedy supply solution. As well as this, at our Stoke On Trent facility we can provide on site processing for steel plates to produce profiles to customers requirements and deliver them anywhere in the world, just in time.

Brown McFarlane has the following product range includes:


  • Stainless Steel Plates - Supplied up to 12m Long and 3m Wide
  • Duplex Stainless Steel
  • Super Duplex Stainless Steel
  • Pressure Vessel Steel
  • Boiler Plates Steel
  • HIC Steel Plate
  • Quenched and Tempered Steel
  • Abrasion Resistant Steel
  • High Yield Cold Forming Steel Plates
  • 460 Yield Steel Plate
  • Chrome Moly Plate
  • Offshore & Structural Plate
  • Armour Plate
  • Procurement
  • Assistance
  • Weather Resistant Steel Plate

Services Brown McFarlane Provide

What we offer


Brown McFarlane holds large stocks of steel plates distributed from strategic locations around the world enabling us to supply a full range of quality assured steels at very short notice.

Steel Direct from Manufacturers

We are able to offer fast track deliveries and access larger than normal allocations of steel plates due to our strong relationships with the leading major European steel mills.

Project Management

Our trained project management team has been involved in projects in the U.K. and worldwide in such areas as the nuclear industry, wind tower production, and tank farm installation.


With more than 100 years experience of moving steel and equipment around the U.K. and across the world we are able to offer our customers assistance and support in getting their steel to the right place at the right time.

Company Details


  • January 2018
  • 90
  • 1889
  • £21,000,000

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Contact Us

Ladywell Works New Century, Street Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5QH
Tel: 01782289909