Timeline

From a small workshop in the industrial backstreets of Sheffield to a worldwide supplier of cast metal products Charles H Coward Ltd group of companies has a rich heritage of growth which still continues today

  • 1948

     

    From Humble Beginnings

    Charles H Coward Ltd incorporated

  • 1979

    Randall Street Works

    Peter Hogan Snr & Jnr open Hogan Brothers & Sons at Randall Street Works, Sheffield.

     

    1979

  • 1980

     

    Harrods Commission

    Table silverware commissioned from Harrods of London.

  • 1982

    Relocation

    Relocation to larger premises on Bowling Green Street, Sheffield

     

    1982

  • 1985

     

    UK Government Commission

    Hogan Brothers & Sons commissioned bronze medal work for the UK Government

  • 1988

    A Busy Year

    Amalgamation with neighbouring foundry Charles H Coward Ltd.

    We also changed our name from Hogan Brothers & Sons to Charles H Coward Ltd.

    In the same year, we relocated for further expansion to Cupola Street, Sheffield (click image to enlarge).

     

    1988

  • 1992

     
  • 1996

    And Continues To Grow

    South Yorkshire Aluminium Die Casting Incorporated

     

    1996

  • 1999

     

    On The Move

    Relocation to the current premises on Ecclesfield Road, Sheffield

  • 2000

    A New Millenium

    Investment & installation of modern air set moulding line

     

    2000

  • 2001

     

    Another Group Member

    Pastal Ltd – Incorporated

  • 2010

    The Growth Continues

    Staveley Cast Products Ltd Incorporated

     

    2010

  • 2012

     

    More Growth & Investment

    Hogan & Sons Ltd Incorporated.

    Investment & Installation of new surface finishing machinery and equipment.

  • 2013

     

    2013

  • 2014

     
  • 2014

    BPM

    Blast Parts Media (BPM) Ltd Incorporated

     

    2014

  • 2016

     

    New Furnaces

    Investment & installation of new energy efficient aluminium melting furnaces

  • 2017

    Major Investors

    Significant Investment of Shareholdings in AC Supplies & Tech Cast Products

     

    2017

  • 2018

     

    Further Investment

    Investment & installation of a second induction furnace to increase capacity.

    Investment & installation of new dust extraction machinery.

  • 2019

    Winners


    Winner of the Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Award for Excellence in Manufacturing Award

     

    2019

  • 2020

     

    Acquisition of Photocast Products Ltd

    The CHC family welcomes its newest member to the group with the acquisition of long term business friends Photocast Products Ltd in Liverpool. Photocast Products are recognized worldwide for the production of high quality zinc. magnesium, cast aluminium and cast bronze decorative, architectural and interpretive signage.

  • 2020

    Winner of the Yorkshire Family Business of the Year

    An absolutely remarkable result as Charles H Coward Ltd is named the 2020 Yorkshire Family Business of the Year. During the same awards CHC Group was also named 2nd in Yorkshire Peoples Vote and finished in the top 12 in the UK Manufacturing category.

     

    2020

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