The Group


Charles H Coward Ltd

The foundation and parent company of the group, and the central hub for daily operations. Charles H Coward Ltd is our long-standing non-ferrous foundry, a family-run operation which we have continually developed and evolved into an industry-leading manufacturer of high quality Aluminium, Brass, Bronze and Zinc castings with a solid and reliable reputation for supplying cast parts to a global customer network throughout various industries.

CHC Sheffield


Staveley Cast Products Ltd

From its early days as a traditional pattern makers Staveley Cast has always had a heavy involvement with the manufacturing of ferrous castings. Overtime the company further developed the castings side of the business with its involvement in a number of foundries around the UK before taking the jump into self-production in the early 2000’s.

The company specialises in the production of Grey Iron, Ductile Iron & High Chrome Iron castings and as well as a high profile customer base it is also approved suppliers for the medical, rail, gas, oil and water industries.


Conservatory Cast Systems has been producing high quality cast aluminium and brass components for the conservatory industry for over 25 years. We manufacture and supply a comprehensive selection of conservatory components including tie bar kits and individual parts, decorative and structural support brackets, finishing parts such as roof cresting’s and finials for specific systems and a large list of ancillary products for fabricators.

We supply part to both trade and public customers and we are happy to arrange trade accounts for returning customers.


BPM is a Sheffield based approved stock holder and supplier of surface finishing abrasives, water jet cutting abrasives, rotary machine and pressure equipment wear parts, spares and personal protective equipment. BPM offers a complete one-stop-shop for all your shot blasting and surface finishing requirements as well being on call to offer industry served advice.

Over the years BPM has build a solid reputation for supplying quality abrasives throughout many different industrial sectors from external blast cleaning through to casting surface finishing and industrial rotary cleaning.


As the leading manufacturer and supplier of hunting and target sports cast metal catapults we work closely with the best designers and makers in the slingshot community to create unique products that are sought after worldwide. A key strategic sponsor and partner of the English Slingshot Federation and founder of the team Gamekeeper-Proshot.

All our catapults are cast by the hands of our experienced foundrymen using traditional sand casting methods before being finished by our fettling and polishing craftsmen. Our city has a long established worldwide reputation in casting and polishing hand finished products and we’re proud to carry on these traditional methods of casting and finishing by making quality, durable metal catapults for the slingshot community.


Photocast Products Ltd is a sign and plaque manufacturing company, based in Liverpool and are specialists in etched and cast architectural and interpretive signage. By using several  manufacturing processes we can achieve exactly the style ,look and feel that our customers require. These include deep etched zinc plate, that can be used as signs or patterns, CNC  cutting to produce bass relief patterns and specialist painting and finishing techniques. All of the patterns we produce are passed through to our foundry for production using traditional sand cast methods to make cast bronze and aluminium signage.

Photocast was founded in 1988 and our client list includes, The National Trust, English Heritage, Scottish Highlands Trust, Eagle and Tacit Golf, UNESCO and many other heritage groups, civic societies and local authorities.

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