Datum Group Ltd

Fabrications and Engineering company based in Colchester, Essex


Datum Group Ltd is a family run business established in 2008. We specialise in providing a range of services for the building industry.

These services include steel fabrications, facades/cladding, SFS infills, SFS stand alone, structural steel frames, enclosures, and windows.


Our aim is to work to the highest possible standards to design, supply and install to the highest quality. We pride ourselves on working quickly to meet the strict deadlines of the construction industry. As well as ensuring all of our work is thoroughly quality controlled before it reaches the customer.


Datum Fabrications has a specialist workshop to manufacture structural steel.

Specialising in the mass production of brackets and windposts as well as offering design, engineering, manufacturing and fitting of all aspects of metal work. These includes balconies, cappings, flashings, gates, balustrades, canopies and much more. FIND OUT MORE


Within our team, we have a dedicated division for facades & cladding systems.

Datum Facades offer a full cladding package including the designing, engineering, supplying and fitting of a wide range of cladding products. These include rainscreen, terracotta, trespa, zinc, aluminium etc. FIND OUT MORE


We design, engineer and install steel frames for the building industry to form roof structures or used as a support for existing frames.

We pride ourselves on working quickly to meet the strict deadlines of the construction industry and ensure all of our work is thoroughly quality controlled. FIND OUT MORE


SFS infills / SFS stand alone is one of our main divisions of Datum Group Ltd. We have a dedicated SFS infills management team including a contract manager.

We have well established relationships with a variety of SFS suppliers including Frameclad, Metsec, Hadley, EOS and many more. FIND OUT MORE


We design, engineer, supply and fitting services of a wide range of windows including PVC, aluminium and composite. Offering our customers the best quality at the best prices. We are Certass registered contractor.



We design, engineer and install quality acoustic and air tight enclosures for commercial and industrial refrigeration industry, food processing and building industry.


Case Studies

We take huge pride in our portfolio, and here you’ll find a selection of our key projects within our fabrications, facades, SFS, steel frames and windows divisions.

Central Cross, Croydon

Datum Group were chosen to be the facade contractors on this project by designing, supplying and installing the facade.
Beak Street, Soho
Aluminium cast panels designed and manufactured to bespoke tooling & patterns and installed by Datum Group.
Caradmom Court, Kent
Datum Group were chosen to be the facade contractors on this project by designing, supplying and installing the facade.
Canterbury Road, Croydon
Datum Group were the chosen contractors for the load bearing and light gate systems.
Pomeroy Street, London
Datum fabrications designed, manufactured and supplied the balustrades to connect to SFS stand alone frame.
Hampden Road, Kingston
Datum Group supplied and installed a terracotta system, acm system, aluminium soffit panels, curved flashings, curved glass, curved handrails and windows.
Material Store, Hayes
Datum Group were chosen to design, engineer and install the ‘Material Store’ sign canopy and railings.
Campbell Road, Croydon
Datum Group designed, manufactured and installed the glass balustrade and bracket design to fit to the building.
Fortescue Road, Colliers Wood
Datum Group designed, supplied and installed the structural steel, facade (cladding/flashings). glass balsutrades and canopies.
Hoxton Hotel, Shoreditch
Datum Group were contracted to install galvanised SFS, rainscreen waterproofing and flashing detail, bespoke aluminium feature finn panels.
Cairo New Road, Croydon
Datum Group were contracted to design and install the SFS infills, glass balustrades, structural framework balconies, wind posts, canopy and aluminium cappings.

Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Rob and his team at Datum Group for a fantastic job you have done. Your professionalism, quality and workmanship is outstanding, not lease it has been a pleasure to work with you and the guys at Datum Group Ltd.

Many thanks once again for producing a fantastic job.

Datum Group fitted 101 windows and 4 emergency doors for us. They were excellent quality sash and casement windows. The work was carried out with minimum disruption to our business and showed excellent workmanship.

They accommodated all changes in specifications with no fuss. We would highly recommend Datum Group.

We used Datum Group Ltd to supply and install steel beams for an extension. From day one of the first phone call all the way through to completion, Datum Group were great with everything from helping us with advice to fixing to a very high standard of work.

Thanks for a fantastic job guys and will be seeing you on the next job!

I have worked in with the Datum Group teams for approx. 7 years and have found their services to be of an extremely high standard. They have supplied and installed the full suite of Frameclad Ltd services: Infill, Oversail & Load Bearing Panels – all to the highest standards. Our partnership has continued to grow in an extremely competitive market place where key client demands and expects quality design / manufacturing / supply and install.

Just wanted to say thank you to everyone at Datum Group. Your staff and contractors were all great, nothing was too much trouble. We were really happy with the professionalism of the staff and turning up when they said they would. Robert and Darren were always quick and efficient to respond to any questions we had. The work they carried out was fantastic with great attention to detail. Would use this company again.