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Brown McFarlane Ltd

A family owned business that has developed in to one of the world’s largest specialist steel plate distributors and processors.

Brown McFarlane’s Group head quarters are based at Stoke-on-Trent in the UK which is also the site of its largest warehouse and processing facility. The Group functions overseeing operations, finance, and procurement for all Brown McFarlane companies around the world are also based here.

The sales team looking after England and Wales is also based in Stoke while Brown McFarlane’s office in Glasgow house the sales function for Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and the northern counties of England. It is also still the company’s registered address reflecting the fact that we started our business here 125 years ago.

All of the company’s export activities are based at our Birmingham International division and this includes business development, marketing, direct export sales, shipping and logistics, and support for overseas operations in Dubai ,SingaporeBrazil and Belgium. The Stainless division also has its home in Birmingham looking after sales of the widest ranges of ex-stock stainless, duplex and super duplex plate available in the world.

Brown McFarlane Group has        

  • More than 10,000 tonnes of highly specified steel plates in stock
  • Supplies many of the worlds technology leading fabricators with plate and profile parts
  • Well developed and long relationships with all of Europe’s leading plate mills
  • Technical expertise on all aspects of steel plate manufacture and use
  • Logistics, transport, and shipping expertise to move steel anywhere in the world quickly
  • Financial strength built on 125 years of successful trading

For more information contact us.


Brown McFarlane

Ladywell Works

New Century Street





Office Hours (GMT)

 Mon - Thurs: 08:45 - 17:00
 Friday 08:45 - 15:45
 Sat- Sun:


+44 (0) 1782 289 909


+44 (0) 1782 908 007