Established since 1770, Heaps, Arnold & Heaps has, through its history, striven to provide a high quality service to its customers. Originally producers of lead sheet, water and gas piping the company has continually adapted to changing markets. Heaps, Arnold & Heaps can offer an impressive design, development and production capability, to enable it to meet the demands created by an increasingly technological world.

Formed in Leeds in 1770 with a satellite production rolling mill at Patley Bridge, West Yorkshire, it remained in the same family until 1992, when the company relocated from Leeds to a purposely designed unit in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

During the relocation, significant modernisation took place to facilitate the expansion into new markets. Heaps, Arnold & Heaps now boasts the most modern extrusion facility in Great Britain to rival its European and American competitors.

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Heaps Arnold Heaps Lead product manufacturers

The company has a wide and diverse product portfolio, pursuing a vigorous development programme to extend market influence.

Heaps, Arnold & Heaps has an international reputation for high purity sacrificial tin anodes, used in the production of electronic components for high profile global companies. By continuing to research and develop new techniques, for the production of alternative tin products, the company is striving to meet the needs of constantly changing environmental standards.

Heaps, Arnold & Heaps Limited is an old company with new ideas, serving industry through a combination of innovation and development.

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Extruded cast and machined lead products in factory

Key Personnel



Derek leads the sales office and administration function, and is the first point of call for existing and new clients. With over 40 years in the lead industry, Derek has a wealth of experience, enabling him to offer advice, technical support, order and accounts enquiries.



Stephen heads up our technical and product development team. Working with our designers, engineers and trusted partners, combined with 30 years + in the industry, Stephen is perfectly placed to offer ongoing technical support and development of new or existing products.

Marc Briscoe with lead came



Marc is experienced in all aspects of Lead and Tin manufacture. Having started with Heaps, Arnold & Heaps in 1996. Moving in to management has seen Marc extend his responsibility to cover new business development, product development, quality assurance and environmental compliance.