By appointment to her majesty the queen - manufacturer of steel framed buildings A.C Bacon Engineering Ltd

Steel Framed Buildings for Education

A. C. Bacon has worked with main contractors on many steel-framed buildings for education projects throughout East Anglia, including brand new school blocks, sports centres, extensions and refurbishments.

Since 1961, we have produced an enviable list of very satisfied customers, together with a reputation that is second to none.

We offer CE marked steelwork and can also provide insulated composite cladding packages, metal floor decking and pre-cast plank placement.

Please contact us with your requirements.

Ely Primary School


Working close with Kier at Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgshire


Supply and erect steelwork & roof decking for new 630 place school.

  • Single storey 'C' shaped building
  • Hot-rolled tonnage: 260
  • 5500 metres of galvanised cold-rolled purlins
  • 370 m² Tata D35 galvanised metal deck
  • 350 thermal breaks were installed at eaves overhangs
  • Provides 21 classrooms, a main hall with multi-colour glazing, a library, plus accommodation for pre-school children and after school clubs

Hills Road Sixth Form


Hills Road, Cambridgeshire


Supply and erect steelwork for three-storey building with R.G Carter

  • Three-storey beam & column structure
  • 2,300m2 floor area over 3 storeys - 800m2 footprint
  • Hot-rolled tonnage: 120 
  • Very confined site
  • Installation of cold-rolled purlins following installation of the precast floors

Partnership Skills Centre


Working with Barnes Construction at Gipping Valley, Suffolk

  • Supply and erect 40 tonnes of steelwork
  • Curved roof trusses
  • Shotblasted and primed
  • Roof cladding is built up system of curved aluminium sheets
  • Aluminium barge flashings
  • Wall cladding is built up system of aluminium sheets
  • Galvanised steel gutters
  • Aluminium downpipes

University Technical College


Norwich, Norfolk


Working close with Kier to supply and erect steelwork, cladding & roof decking for a new Technical College in Norwich.

  • Total Floor Area = 2322m²

  • 3000m of cold-rolled floor joists
  • 1500m of cold-rolled ceiling joists
  • Hot & Cold-rolled steelwork to feature tower with roof platform. Plus 2No. projecting window pods
  • Single Skin roof deck, 0.9mm thick galvanised steel sheet; laid flat to purlins
  • 2.0mm thick x 900 girth steel box gutter & 1No. aluminium rainwater pipe.
  • Composite panel, 45mm thick inuslation core, coated to standard colour

"A. C. Bacon have made a remarkable improvement on our previous supplier with great service and swift solutions"