For over 20 years, Tulway has been a leading supplier of pipework and mechanical services to the process and manufacturing sectors across the UK.

Our extensive range of services provides our clients, across all industrial sectors, with both assurance and quality, demonstrating our commitment to engineering excellence in the products and services we deliver.

Turnkey Projects

Tulway offers a combined approach advising on all aspects of engineering design, fabrication, installation, construction and management of your project.

As a multi-disciplined mechanical engineering service, Tulway offers a combined approach advising on all aspects of engineering design, fabrication, installation, construction and management of your project.

Our experience in turnkey projects enables us to professionally manage complex projects while protecting our client’s requirements, providing preliminary costs and FEED studies where required. Offered either as a single discipline or as part of a fully integrated turnkey solution, Tulway can supply a wide range of services including:

  • Modular process & CIP systems and skids
  • Gas transmission pipelines & AGI stations
  • Exotic alloy welding
  • Heavy lifting services
  • Pre-fabrication & installation of thermoplastics including PP, HDPE, PVDF
  • Vessel manufacture & design
  • Pre-fabrication, construction, installation & site management
  • Factory relocation inclusive of industrial removals & LOLER management
  • Insulation
  • Sheet-metal work
  • Structural components to Execution Class III
  • Project management
  • Design

Whatever the project, you can rely on Tulway for advice, guidance and expertise as we confidently steer and manage your project efficiently in the right direction, providing exceptional service at great value for money.

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Pipework and general equipment fabrication

Tulway’s capabilities involve a full design service for process pipework fabrication projects. From orbital welding of high purity piping for pharmaceutical industries, to heavy wall chrome molybdenum PWHT pipework, Tulway is proud to offer both welding and fabrications services.

With access to a worldwide supplier network, our in-house ability allows us to fabricate various types of pipework, from all grades of stainless steel (including thin wall stainless steel to XXS schedule tubes), carbon steel, exotics, and plastics.

Our extensive portfolio of completed works includes a wide range of stainless steel installations, vessels and prefabricated pipework, from CHP plants through to pre-fabricated skid projects, completing orders using the most common grade of st/st for the process and marine industries, including 304 & 316L, 6Mo stainless steel, duplex and super duplex.

We can design and build bespoke vessels, along with high-pressure piping using fully traceable material supplied with relevant material certifications.

Depending on the nature of the project, fabrications can also be offered with specialist linings, such as PTFE for added corrosion resistance. All pressure testing facilities are available up to 10,000 P.S.I, complete with fully calibrated equipment, and all types of NDT are carried out by UKAS approved suppliers. Testing to these pressures can be carried out using water, inert gases or compressed air. Third-party witnessing can also be arranged if required.

Exotic alloy fabrication

We have access to a worldwide supplier network, built up over many years. Our portfolio of completed projects includes fabrications from Titanium, Hastelloy, Nickel, Cunifer and Super Duplex.

Tulway also offers the supply & installation of PTFE lined pipework, along with all plastics, including polypropylene, HDPE & PVDF.

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Plant and equipment installation

Tulway specialises in all aspects of industrial handling to deliver a quality equipment installation service across a diverse array of industries, using a range of techniques. We work with each client from inception, to ensure all installations are fully planned and documented before a safe and successful completion.

Experienced in the installation of plants and equipment, our dedicated team of in-house engineers and fitters provide a cost-effective approach to deliver a first-class service.
Regardless of the nature of the project or the scale of works undertaken, and while service and quality is significant to our business, our approach to safety is of equal importance. Health and safety plays an integral role in the elevated standard of service we provide and the high installation quality we are renowned for.

At Tulway we utilise the most appropriate installation methods depending on your industry and the operating environment. This can be provided as a single discipline or consolidated as an innovative, all-in-one project solution, directed and made seamless by Tulway’s project management team.

Our installation services are tailored to best suit your requirements, regardless of whether Tulway delivers as part of an integrated turnkey solution or as a single discipline. The ability to offer each individual discipline helps to differentiate our business as we provide a cost-effective solution to adhere to your project objectives.

In conjunction with our long-term partners, Tulway offers contract lifts complete with lift supervisors. In-depth berthing studies and lifting plans, along with supervision of loading and unloading major plant items, can be arranged on request. Installations of all types of process plant and equipment items such as valves, filters, pumps, tanks, piping, separators, heat exchangers and chillers are within Tulway’s service offering.

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Modular construction

Our in house capabilities allow us to deliver a range of specialist, innovative modularisation solutions, including skids and modular units that can be built off-site. Our skid production capability delivers a cost effective solution suitable for all construction projects.

Tulway delivers an end-to-end solution offering design, procurement, manufacture and testing with notified body inspections available at both workshops in Knowsley and Middlesbrough. Modular construction is a sustainable solution made cost-effective as a result of minimal waste, labour and reduced transportation costs.
Pre-assembled units can arrive at your site, fully tested, coated and inspected, ready to hook up with an existing plant or a new build. Working across a plethora of sectors, Tulway has completed skid units for both chemical, oil, pharmaceutical and building industries, with all clients benefitting from the dynamic service our in-house team provides and the cost-effective solutions we expertly deliver at each phase of the project.

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BS EN 1090
Execution Class 3

Full fabrication and assembly of structural steelwork and components is available at both sites in Liverpool and Middlesbrough to Execution Class II and Class III.

BS EN 1090 is a strict set of harmonised European standards regulating both the fabrication and assembly of stainless and steel structures.
Since July 2014, products within the scope of this standard must be CE marked when released to market, therefore the production of constructional steel or aluminium requires a CE / UKCA mark to be sold or supplied within the current market.

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Sheet Metal Works

Sheet metal fabrication and welding services are part of our commercial and industrial steel and metal fabrication process. Tulway offers a specialised engineering service for the design and manufacture of the most complex of fabrications.

Using computer-operated laser cutters, along with punching tools, forming tools and our extensive knowledge of sheet metal works, we can fabricate most parts. Products can be produced for nuclear, aerospace, automotive, offshore & petrochemical applications to the highest precision standards.
Certified to ISO 9001:2015 and with over 25 years handling sheet metal work for insulation of aluminium, stainless steel and stucco, Tulway provides a comprehensive computer design, manufacture and installation service for all sectors and applications of engineering.

To meet the growing demand for our manufacturing services, the introduction of our Middlesbrough depot allows increased capacity, enabling exceptional precision engineering including laser cutting, laser profiling, powder coating, welding, CNC punching, CNC folding, assembly inserting, stud welding and prototype design.

As experts in sheet metal works, we understand that each project has a unique set of specifications and requirements, Tulway can cut, fold, weld and polish, offering a one-stop solution for one-off prototypes or large scale projects

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Welding services

Tulway employs a team of specialist welders to produce fabricated items to the highest standards. Using European welding engineers, Tulway can draft project specific weld procedure specifications to meet unique design requirements.

The production facilities provide the most advanced manufacturing technology that enables fast-flow production and enhanced performance. These capabilities allow for complex bespoke fabrication projects to be made and completed efficiently and accurately, ensuring a gold standard level of service.
From exotic alloys to 100 bar gas transmission pipelines, you can have complete confidence that Tulway has a welding procedure to suit your application. Holding more than 100 RTPO welding procedures on file, our experienced staff can advise on any failures, along with repairs to existing plants and equipment if required.

As part of our commitment to quality, our fabrication workshop operates within the ISO:9001 standard to ensure all products are controlled and monitored throughout the manufacturing process.

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Thermoplastic fabrication and installation

We work with our customers to fabricate a custom plastic system built to exact specifications using first-quality thermoplastic materials. Our service is based on mechanical features and chemical compatibility to provide a safe and effective solution for the containment and transportation of dangerous fumes or liquids.

Tulway supplied and installed one of the first dual-containment bromine delivery systems in the UK and offers pipework installation services for HDPE, polypropylene, PVC & PVDF pipework systems.
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Pressure vessel design and fabrication

Our pressure vessel design and fabrication is an in-house service operating out of our two UK workshops, located in Middlesbrough and Liverpool. Using state-of-the-art machinery, Tulway produces all aspects of pressure vessel fabrication designed specifically to your requirements for both commercial and industrial projects.

Manufactured using a range of materials including stainless steel, carbon steel and exotic metals, each pressure vessel is fabricated by coded welders to the ASME V111 BPV Code and PD5500:2021 standards, assuring you of the highest quality results.

Tulway has a team solely dedicated to overseeing the full project. Project managers and highly-skilled engineers ensure continuity of the whole turnkey pressure vessel solution.

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Thermal insulation

Tulway supplies top quality sheet metal fabrication and installation work. All fabrications are laser cut with precision in our workshop by highly trained and experienced insulations engineers and can be professionally engineered to suit any design.

Tulway can provide:

  • Sheet metal cladding fabrication and installation in light gauge aluminium, stainless steel, aluzinc and stucco embossed metal sheeting
  • Insulation mattress fabrication for valves, flanges, strainers and exhaust protection
  • On-site installation services
  • Surveys
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Maintenance services

From planned maintenance, breakdown cover and supplying site maintenance teams, our diligent team of proven tradesmen provide an attentive service for all your mechanical, electrical and instrumentation needs.

Offering complete peace of mind, Tulway has a wealth of experience, both in planning and preparing the execution of shutdowns safely, efficiently and on time.
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Sub contract labour

If you are looking for labour only contracts, or a full team to help you with your on site projects, we can provide you with a team to suit your requirements at competitive rates delivering to an agreed time and budget.

Our permanent workforce is highly skilled and can be relied upon to effectively deliver a wide range of projects over varying sectors.

Operating with complete transparency, there are no hidden charges for plant and tools as our rates are inclusive of most items. Tulway can supply fully equipped and trained maintenance crews on a long-term contract, or labour only for a one-day repair job.

If you have a pre-planned shutdown period, we will ensure it is expertly managed and if Tulway is required to organise scaffolding, insulation and electrical services, we work alongside our approved list of contractors that operate and deliver in line with our values and ethics.

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Emergency engineering works

Tulway’s commitment to emergency engineering works enables us to respond effectively and reliably when requested. The quick and effective action we provide can be undertaken in the event of an emergency to ease the severity of the situation and limit any consequences.

Whatever the job, Tulway does everything possible to keep disruption to an absolute minimum if and when emergency engineering works are required.
From emergency weld repairs to supplying material on an emergency basis, you can rest assured that Tulway always does our utmost to help you if your plant or equipment has suffered an unexpected failure. Tulway can supply further advice as to how to reduce the frequency of emergency engineering works and limit any recurring impact.
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Principal contractor service

As principal contractor, Tulway plans, monitors and coordinates each phase of any project, as well as manages all traders on site in order to mitigate risk and maintain our enviable record for high health and safety standards.

Tulway has the capability and expertise to undertake the role of principal contractor as a stand-alone service or integrated with any of our in house engineering services.
We operate with full transparency, providing a flexible approach to your next project, taking our clients objectives and strategically planning a suitable outcome. Combining this with our ethos and commitment to health and safety, all clients can be rest assured their project is in safe hands every step of the way.
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