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About Ancon

Registered Name: Ancon Ltd

(trading as Ancon Building Products)
Registered Number: 210138
Registered In: England
Registered Office: President Way, Sheffield, S4 7UR, UK

Office Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday, 08:30-17:30 (GMT)


Providing unseen strength and stability for global construction

Ancon designs and manufactures essential steel components providing strength and stability to buildings and structures around the world. Trusted for their integrity, reliability and compliance, Ancon steel fixings are precision-manufactured to perform in the most demanding concrete and masonry applications.

Ancon applies its technical expertise to create the most efficient, cost-effective and high-performance components for construction projects, including architecturally ambitious high-rise developments, landmark sporting stadia and major infrastructure schemes, such as bridges and tunnels.

Ceaseless innovation to meet challenging requirements

Product development never ceases at Ancon. Our experienced technical specialists work closely with developers, architects and structural engineers to ensure that our products meet the demands of today’s most challenging construction programmes – while complying with new and emerging regulations. That involves devising advanced new components as well as engineering existing products to deliver better performance and lifetime value – keeping Ancon and our clients ahead of the competition.

Responsive deliveries around the world

Our agile manufacturing processes enable us to respond quickly to fulfil urgent high-volume orders and meet challenging deadlines. Our business is structured around meeting customer requirements efficiently and cost effectively. Our customer service professionals and extensive distribution network enable us to deliver the products that customers need, just when they’re needed – anywhere in the world.

Technical support from the specialists

Recognised worldwide for our technical expertise and customer support, we have created detailed technical literature, design software, NBS clauses and a Building Information Modelling (BIM) library to ensure that those who specify, distribute and install our products are well informed and advised. By making these resources free to download 24-7, we support customers in securing major UK and international construction contracts.

Our technical and advisory support services ensure that clients deploy Ancon products accurately and efficiently to deliver optimum performance – whatever the application.

Award-winning ingenuity 

The quality and ingenuity of Ancon products, and the company’s global growth have been recognised by the award of two prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. The company received the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2012 for its development of the unique lockable dowel system for post-tensioned concrete construction. In 2015, we received a second Queen’s Award, this time for international trade, in recognition of the company’s export growth in existing and new markets.

Queen's Award for Innovation 2012

Queen's Award for Innovation 2012

Queen's Award for International Trade 2015

Queen's Award for International Trade 2015

Entrust your project to Ancon. Contact us today with your project requirements.

Ancon's impressive project portfolio includes The Palm, Dubai, UAE and London St. Pancras Station, UK.

Brief History of Ancon Building Products

George Clark of Sheffield is founded

Ancon Stainless Steel Fixings is founded

George Clark of Sheffield and Ancon Stainless Steel Fixings (including its subsidiary Harris and Edgar) merge to form Ancon Clark

Additional 36,000sqft UK manufacturing site opened, Greenfield, North Wales, UK

Ancon Clark’s head office relocates to the 70,000sq.ft purpose-built President Park facility in Sheffield. Harris and Edgar in Epsom is closed to centralise sales operations in Sheffield. CCL Systems of Leeds, UK is acquired including sales offices in U.A.E and Australia

Ancon Clark is merged with CCL Systems to form Ancon CCL

Acquisition of Pflüger & Partner AG in Switzerland

Formation of Ancon CCL International and Ancon Building Products

UK business rebrands to Ancon Building Products

Ancon Building Products GesmbH founded, Austria

Third UK manufacturing site opened

Ancon GmbH founded, Germany

North Wales manufacturing operation relocates to 53,000sq.ft unit in Deeside

Brisbane and Melbourne manufacturing operations relocate to larger facilities.

New production units opened in Sheffield, UK and Perth, Australia.

Ancon wins Queens Award for Innovation for its ground-breaking lockable dowel system used in post-tensioned concrete buildings.

Ancon celebrates 130 years download our brochure for more information.

Ancon's Austrian office relocates to larger premises.

Ancon completes all CE Marking requirements confirming legal compliance with the new EU Construction Products Regulation.

Ancon New Zealand is established.

Ancon’s Sydney office relocates to larger premises.

Ancon is honoured with a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time in the International Trade category.

Ancon New Zealand opens a new site in Auckland.

Ancon sponsors an Elephant sculpture in the 'Herd of Sheffield', a public arts trail that raised £410,600 for the Children's Hospital Charity.

Lockable Dowel wins 2017 MIP Innovation Award.

Site extension to the Sheffield head office and largest UK manufacturing facility.

Sheffield Site Extension

Sheffield site extension in progress

Latest News

Christmas Shutdown 2017

The Ancon office will close at 12:30pm (GMT) on Friday 22nd December 2017 and re-open at 8:30am (GMT) on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Ancon exhibiting at Evolving Concrete 2017

Ancon will be exhibiting at Evolving Concrete 2017 on Thursday 28th September 2017 at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Reading. Ancon will be on Stand 19 for the duration of the event.