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Riverside Metal Works

Checked and Vetted membership number: 154919, member for over 4year

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Average Scores: 9.88

 (10 Reports)

Initial Impression: 9.9

Timekeeping: 9.8

Workmanship: 9.9

Cleanliness: 9.9

Value: 9.9

Overall impression: 9.9


Member's Statement


Riverside Metalworks & Engineering is a 'Checked & Vetted' approved business based in Sunderland and employs people with a diverse range of skills,including toolmaking and wrought iron work through to plating and welding.

Because of this, there is very little in the steel fabrication business that we cannot turn our hands to.

With more than 35 years in the industry, our experience enables us to offer customers high quality products at competitive prices.

Working with commercial and domestic customers we manufacture gates,automated gates, railings, trolleys, fire escapes, access platforms and more.

Choose Riverside Metalworks & Engineering for:

* Experience of more than 25 years

* Reliable and professional service

* Quality products from a one-stop shop

* Staff with a diverse range of skills

* Galvanised steel products guaranteed for 10 years

* Control units guaranteed for 5 years

We are experts in special purpose machinery so ask us for details on all our products.

As well as metalworking and steel fabrication services we also offer our skills to main contractors and architects requiring specialist support.
We have built a robust and strong reputation throughout Sunderland and the North East for the high levels of our metalworking, wrought iron and steel fabrication workmanship.
Comprehensive Metalworking Services
Every aspect of metal fabrication can be supplied individually, in part or any way you require it.

Our specialities include:

 •    MIG and TIG welding
 •    Precision drilling and punching
 •    Structural steelwork
 •    Sheet metal forming to 3 metres
 •    Cutting to 3 metres
 •    Stainless steel and aluminium expertise
Fitting and installation
We offer delivery, fitting and installation as an add on service to everything that we do, our highly experienced installation team are all trained and carry CSCS cards with a strict health and safety policy drawn up by an expert consultant; so whatever the fabrication is, we’re ideal to fit it.
Supply only metals
Ferrous and non-ferrous metals can be supplied cut and bent to size (up to 3 metres in length) and have work such as precision punching, welding or forming carried out as well.
CAD design
We operate a state of the art CAD system which makes it simple for us to work alongside architects and designers, or to provide the design service in support of any of our fabrications work.
So no matter what your requirements for metalworking services put it in the hands of the experts.

Contact us today to speak to one of our experienced team and arrange a full quotation.





Main work undertaken

  • Fencing Services
  • Garage Doors - new
  • Railings
  • Staircase - Steel
  • Wrought Ironwork


Checked and Vetted

Membership No. : 154919

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Checking and Vetting

Interviewed on: 18 Apr 2013
Limited Company: No
VAT Registered: No
Identity Proof Driving License
Public Liability Insurance: Current-Verified till 13 Nov 2017
Insured by: Other
Coverage amount (£): 5,000,000
References taken during Vetting: 6

References Received during Checking and Vetting Procedures


Trade reference

They are a regular customer of ours. Never had any issues with them. Fantastic. Trader in Tyne and Wear, 31 May 2013 We can confirm that they have an account with us. Trader in the UK, 31 May 2013

Customer reference

He has recently installed a wrought iron fence at the front of my property. The work was quite extensive and the quality of the material and their professionalism was fantastic and the price was reasonable too. I have since had comments from passers by as to how good it looks. I would definitely recommend them. Customer in Tyne and Wear, 31 May 2013 He was a lovely lad and did a great job. I wouldn't hesitate to get other work done by him in the future. Customer in Durham, 05 June 2013 He has done a lot of work for me over the years and he always does a great job. Recommended. Customer in Tyne and Wear, 31 May 2013 They have done a lot of commercial work for us over the past 3 years and we're always more than happy with the work carried out. Customer in , 31 May 2013

Ongoing Customer Monitoring Reports (10reports in total, 1 in the last 6 months)


Total recommendations: 10, average score 9.88

Last six months: 1 reports, average rating 9.83

Wrought iron gates.
Brilliant service. Very helpful and the gates look amazing. So pleased I used this company.
Customer in Denton Burn, 03 February 2017

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Railings and metal gate.
Workmanship very good. Very clean and very pleasant. Good job well done.
Customer in Sunderland, 13 November 2016

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Darren and his assistant were very helpful and informative on a difficult day.
Job was very well done , on time and on budget, many thanks to them both.
Customer in Cramlington , 02 November 2016

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Gates put on drive.
Work done very well. Lads were great.
Customer in Shiney Row, 26 October 2016

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To erect an iron railing down one side of our house and a gate.
The job was complete within a day and he kept us informed of when he was coming and kept to that. The work was tidy and of an excellent quality.
Customer in Washington, 09 November 2015

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Made and installed new metal fence and gate .
Job was started on time and was finished quickly, clean and by friendly and efficient staff. Very happy with the work carried out.
Customer in NEWCASTLE, 23 September 2015

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I required new drive gates and railings above my front garden wall.
Darren was very efficient, he measured up and gave a prompt quote. The gates and railings were fitted during the given timescale and look absolutely brilliant. (Hired from Checked and Vetted).
Customer in Sunderland, 12 March 2015

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There was a problem with the garden gates at the bottom, which I'd not noticed. Darren came out promptly, secured them within minutes and charged a very reasonable fee.
Excellent Overall.
Customer in Hougton-le-Spring, 10 December 2014

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My connecting garden gate had come away from its fixings at the top. It was a possible security hazard, so it was quite important.
Darren called next morning very promptly. He was courteous and efficient. His charge was very reasonable and he did a great job.
Customer in Houghton, 21 November 2014

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Wrought iron gates and railings.
Daren is obliging , measured up and gave us a price. Made it clear it would take about 8 weeks due to his work load and came on the days and time he said he would.
Customer in Newcastle, 16 August 2013

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