Our History

H. Young Structures Ltd is a member of the H. Young & Co Ltd Group who have been fulfilling the building industries structural steelwork needs since 1871, and are also founder members of the British Constructional Steelwork Association.

Since relocating to Norfolk from the capital, this tradition has continued with a large network of valued clients built up through partnership, core supply chain and proactive value engineered solutions.

From conceptual in-house design, value engineering and detailing, through to fabrication and erection H. Young Structures are the complete steelwork solution.

1871 Henry Young opens his foundry in Eccleston Street, Pimlico
1900s Works moved to Nine Elms, London, and commenced structural steelwork fabrication for the construction industry
1920s Office at Thornycroft House, Smith Square opened
1925 Murray Buxton M. C. M. A buys majority of H. Young & Co. Ltd shares
1930s The depression causes many staff to be laid off
1935-7 Exeter office opened, followed by Coventry and Guildford
1935 Jersey Steel Company Ltd founded
1936 Power and Dean Ransomes Ltd acquired. BCSA established with H. Young & Co. Limited one of the founder members
1937 Durham Steelwork Ltd opened in Gateshead
1939 Outbreak of war, H. Young assisted in the war effort fabricating Bailey Bridges, and Mulbury Harbour sections
1943 Nine Elms works bombed. Fabrication moved to Lea Bridge, London
1946 Jersey Steel re-opened after German occupation
1950s Company starts trading in Africa
1977 H. Young Structures Ltd established
1995 H. Young Structures Ltd re-located to Wymondham, Norfolk
2010 H. Young assisted with the London 2012 Olympics infrastructure
2015 H. Young Structures Ltd celebrates 20 years at our Wymondham site
2021 H. Young Structures 150 Year Anniversary