News


New Premises and Manufacturing Platform

Date: 21-8-2017

We are pleased to announce that we have relocated our combined business of Francis W. Birkett and Walter Frank. Following extensive investigation...

Static Casting Centre of Excellence: The Next Phase of Investment

Date: 8-5-2017

Press Release 8th May, 2017 Static Casting Centre of Excellence: The Next Phase of Investment. We are today embarking on a consultation process to...

Acquisition of J Roberts Bronze Components Ltd, Cleckheaton

Date: 11-4-2017

Press Release 11th April, 2017 We are pleased to announce the acquisition of J Roberts Bronze Components Ltd, Cleckheaton. J Roberts is located on...

Walter Frank achieves Lloyds Register approval for PRV range

Date: 30-1-2017

   Walter Frank was recently awarded a contract to supply 260 pieces of our FM Approved PRV9i pressure regulating valve for...

Walter Frank at Intersec trade fair, Dubai

Date: 30-1-2017

Walter Frank representatives have returned from Dubai following a very successful trip to the world-renowned fire and safety trade show, Intersec. This...

Acquisition of Meighs Castings Ltd, Stoke on Trent

Date: 18-1-2017

Press Release 20th January 2017 Westley Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Meighs Castings Ltd, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom. Meighs Castings has a...

Westley Group - Forged Alloys

Date: 10-1-2017

Westley Group is pleased to announce it can now offer forged alloy products to complement its range of high integrity castings,...

Walter Frank at ADIPEC Expo, Abu Dhabi

Date: 11-11-2016

Walter Frank were pleased to exhibit at the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference - ADIPEC 7th – 10th...

Successful Delivery of Safety Critical Castings in Support of the Astute Submarine Build Programme

Date: 18-10-2016

Westley Group, Spunalloys Ltd are pleased to report the successful delivery of a full set of centrifugally cast ‘inlet/Outlet headers’ to...

Westley Group attends SMM Hamburg 2016

Date: 28-9-2016

In September 2016 Westley Group joined over 2000 exhibitors at SMM Hamburg to promote the Group’s position as a leading supplier...

Feature Article in Shipping and Marine Magazine

Date: 1-4-2016

View our article, "Centrifugal Engineering," which featured in edition 131 of Shipping and Marine magazine in April 2016: view article

Westley Group to exhibit at Sea Air Space May 2016

Date: 23-3-2016

Westley Group are very pleased to announce their participation in the prestigious US defence industry exhibition and conference. To capitalise on...

Walter Frank at Intersec 2016 Dubai

Date: 12-2-2016

Walter Frank were extremely proud to exhibit at Intersec 2016 in Dubai, UAE in January. With more than 1,280 exhibitors, Intersec...

Feature Article in Society of Maritime Industries Magazine

Date: 3-12-2015

View our article, "Where being 'in a spin' could provide a more effective engineering solution" which featured in the Society of...

FM Approval for a new product range

Date: 22-10-2015

We are pleased announce that Walter Frank has successfully attained the prestigious FM Approval for a range of DN65 Fire Hydrant...

Group Apprentice Program

Date: 22-9-2015

Following the success of the Apprenticeship Program ran across the Group in 2014 and 2015 we are pleased to confirm that...

New Appointment: Spunalloys Sales Director

Date: 28-8-2015

We are pleased to announce that Nick Cooper has joined the Cradley Heath Management Team in the first week of September...

Continued Success of PRV9i

Date: 14-7-2015

Walter Frank has continued to enjoy success for its flagship FM approved pressure regulating valve – PRV9i. Since its inception the...

Crossrail Contract Success

Date: 8-6-2015

Walter Frank are pleased and proud to announce that we have recently been awarded a prestigious contract for the Crossrail project...

Machine Shop Progression & Evolution

Date: 14-4-2015

Francis W. Birkett and Walter Frank are continuing to embark on the strategic development of their combined machine shop, assembly, warehousing...

New Centrifugal Equipment Means Increased Size & Capacity

Date: 1-3-2015

In recent years, Spunalloys has benefited from regular investment to strengthen its position as the UK’s leading centrifugal castings manufacturer. We...

New semi-automatic moulding carousel installed at J. T. Price

Date: 1-9-2013

As part of a £1M investment project to provide a Sand Casting Centre of Excellence for our customers at Westley Group’s...

New Appointment: European Development Manager

Date: 1-10-2012

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Walker as European Development Manager as of 1/10/12. Neil will be utilising existing...

When Aluminium Bronze is the Solution

Date: 1-3-2012

The following article features in the foundry trade journal, Castings Buyer, in the March 2012 edition. When Aluminium Bronze is the Solution Each...