Bespoke raw materials for manufacturing industry


From the outset the philosophy was to keep it simple. Utilising our experience of many years in the steel and metals industry, our mission is to supply our customers with their essential strategic metal products such as stainless steel strip, precision wire and stainless steel tube direct from the producer

About Avocet Precision Metals

Part of the Avocet Materials group of companies, Avocet Precision Metals (Avocet Steel Strip Limited) was established in 1996. 

Our heritage in the steel industry has taught us that forming close partnership relationships with some of the globe’s most prestigious steel and metals producers can bring great benefits to us and our customers. We focus on mild and carbon steels, stainless steels nickel alloys, titanium, aluminium and copper; all of which are supplied in a variety of forms including strips, foils, wires, tubes and profiles. Our diverse product range are all connected via a common thread; our materials are manufactured to a precise customer specification; designed to perform how our customers want it to perform, delivered in the way that is most efficient and cost effective for them.

On time, quality products – right first time.

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Experienced Steel Strip Supplier

We have seen our market share grow by 20% per year over the last 3 years due to our sympathetic response to tough market conditions. In addition, we are investing in new equipment, premises and people in order to ensure we surpass our customers quality and service expectations.

We are now the UK’s preferred and trusted supplier for precision steel strip, painted steel strip, copper and nickel plated steel strip and mild and high carbon spring steel strip.

Latest Avocet News

Precision Metals? Yes – But Steel Strip is Still Important

Avocet Steel Strip Ltd founded in 1996 began life  as a supplier of precision metals focused entirely on cold rolled steel strip. At that time the UK market was large and  thriving with several UK based quality producers providing lively competition for Avocet's...

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From Trader to Manufacturer – Our Story So Far

Avocet Steel strip ltd was established in 1996, it was a product of the industrial turmoil of the late 1980s as the demand for steel and metals contracted in line with the offshoring of manufactured products. As customers closed or contracted steel and metals...

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‘On Shoring’ – The New Buzz Word

The manufacturing sector in the UK economy today accounts for 12% of the national output falling from a peak of 46% in 1948. However it is still worth £400 billion pa (ONS ,2019). The focus shift in this Post-War period has been from a UK manufacturing sector...

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We are proud to have been awarded ISO 9001 certification, an internationally recognised standard that ensures services meet the needs of clients through an effective quality management system. Our decision to work towards ISO 9001 accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing a high-quality and consistent service to our clients and our ongoing investment in technology, development and processes and procedures.

You can download a copy of our ISO 9001 : 2005 certificate here.
You can download a copy of our ISO 14001 : 2005 certificate here.
You can download a copy of our ISO 45001 : 2018 certificate here.