0114 244 5544
6 Downgate Drive, Sheffield, S4 8BT

About Us

Over 35 Years Of Profile Cutting

Charles Day (Steels) Ltd was established in 1977 providing a flame cutting service. From that date, Charles Day has evolved into one of the largest and diverse specialist profile cutting companies in the UK.

Experts in Laser, Flame, Waterjet and Plasma

Based in the city of steel, we operate from premises minutes away from the birthplace of stainless steel and we now offer not only flame cutting but plasma, waterjet and laser cutting.

We continue to invest in the latest cutting technology to provide our customers with the best quality profile cut parts.

In addition to our portfolio of cutting and profiling services our sister company, The Laser Cutting Co Ltd also boasts an offering of four dedicated tube, box, angle and channel laser cutting systems.


We are accredited to ISO 9001:2008 and strive to provide our customers with a quality service.

Proud members of:


Made In Sheffield Antimicrobial Copper

Why choose Charles Day?

If you’re still unsure about why Charles Day should be your first port of call for all your profiling needs, you can find numerous reasons why over 5000+ customers use Charles Day for all of their flame, laser, plamsa and waterjet cutting here.

If you want to work with us, you can fill out a credit account application form here, please email it to our Accounts team or fax it to 0114 244 5588.

Our History

Charles Day (Steels) founded, as a flame cutting service, on Effingham Road, Sheffield.
Move to new premises on Willy Street, Sheffield.
Further expansion to Barbot Hall industrial estate Rotherham.
Jon Day takes over as managing director.
Builds current 40,000 sq ft premises on Downgate Drive, Sheffield.
Installed first subcontract CNC laser cutting machine.
Second laser machine installed.
First ISO 9001 accreditation obtained.
Third laser machine installed.
Phil Wooffinden moves from financial director to managing director.
LaserQC installed.
Largest waterjetbed (8Mx4M) in the UK is installed at Charles Day.
Second Waterjet Bed & fourth laser installed.
Charles Day owners purchase The Laser Cutting Co.
The Laser Cutting Co. install new tube laser cutting machine.
Installation of fifth & sixth lasers including automated sheet storage towers.
New 6kW fibre and 6kW CO2 lasers installed.
Charles Day achieves BS EN 1090-1 conformity to provide CE Marked profiles.
New 4 headed waterjet machine installed.


Today our machines are cutting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve over 5000 customers all over the UK from Aberdeen to Falmouth in Cornwall.