After almost a lifetime of working out of town, Balderton engineer Mr
Alan Checkley has 'come home' to launch his own steel fabrications
Since September 2003 ABC Fabrications have been operating from Unit 2,
97 Sleaford Road, Newark, better known as the premises of Harrisons
Mr Checkley who lives in Balderton, has been an engineer
for 36 years, having started his career with a structural steel firm at
Until August 2003 Alan was a
production manager with a wrought iron furniture maker in Lincoln which
switched it's operation to other fields. "I have now started
working for myself, I am able to produce a whole range of custom-made
items in mild steel.
Mr Checkley says wrought iron
gates, fences, curtain poles and items of metal furnishings will be
among his 'main lines'.
Alan would like to stress that as long as people can draw or show them a
picture, that he can normally copy it as a replica, if a design is
brought in, it can be made in metal, making it virtually a
'Made-to Measure' item.
Equipped with a CO2 welder and metal bending equipment, he is able to out
his own 'scrolling' and twisting of metal.