On October 31 2019 after more then eighty successful years we ceased trading.
Established over 80 years
ago, we grew to become one of the most respected names in the supply of
Pipeline Equipment to the Oil and Gas Industry. All along, we have maintained a
commitment to high quality and traditional values, the principles originally
introduced by the company's founder, Alexander Cardew himself.
During the Second World War and through to the 1960's Alexander Cardew
was renowned in the UK market as a supplier of high quality structural steel
and large-scale castings. Many British Power Stations and several airport
terminals were built around steel fabrications supplied via Cardews.
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in the early 70's had a profound effect
on the company when local demand for quality pipeline products grew rapidly.
Alexander Cardew's response to these changing demands combined with our
existing expertise and reputation for quality to ensure our success within this
For the past 50 years, we were committed to the Pipeline Industry in all
its forms: Oil, Gas, Water, Chemical and Sewage. In this time, we flourished
and diversified, continuously extending our product range to meet
We supplied everything from pigging systems and clamping equipment to the
pipe itself. We supplied goods from the UK, the rest of Europe, and the United
States. Dedicated to delivering the right solutions, the technical expertise of
our staff allowed us to offer a unique level of support and advice.
Alexander Cardew's client network stretched across the
world, including Europe, Africa, America and the Middle and Far East. Our
Clients range from large multinationals such as BP AMOCO, British Gas, Shell,
Mobil, Chevron, etc. - to medium and small scale organisations. Whether large
or small, we were committed to approaching all our customers with an equal level
of enthusiasm and expertise.