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Column Formwork

Circular column formwork

Circular Column Formwork

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Square column formwork

Square and Rectangular Columns

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square and rectangular column formwork

Elliptical column formwork

Elliptical Columns

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shaped column formwork


column formwork options
Modular column formwork

Adjustable Columns

adjustable columns of steel for construction support
Sloping column formwork



Special Formwork is the UK’s leading manufacturer of purpose-made steel column formwork. Our custom-designed columns support several high-profile projects across the UK, Ireland, Europe and even the Caribbean.

Major Projects Featuring Our Steel Column Formwork

  • BBC Television Centre
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Docklands Light Railway and Canary Wharf Station
  • Paddington Station, Charing Cross Station, and Stratford Station
  • Francis Crick Institute – London, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
  • Midsummer Place, Milton Keynes
  • John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
  • Manchester Transport Interchange, Manchester Metrolink
  • M25 Widening, A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon
  • M1 / M6 / A14 Interchange, Midland Metropolitan Hospital, Liverpool Royal Infirmary
  • Second Forth Crossing Approach Structures – Scotland
  • M74/M73/M8 Upgrade – Scotland and LUAS Light Rail Project, Dublin

Benefits of Steel Formwork


Why Choose Our Steel Column Formwork?

High Reusability: Exceptionally economical for projects requiring multiple uses.

Custom Shapes: Manufactured to any shape for high-quality concrete finishes.

High Pressure Resistance: Suitable for tall columns and fast pour rates.

Ease of Integration: Fits easily with pump ports and shut-off valves for base concrete pumping.

Fire Protection: Custom forms fit around structural steelwork for fire protection.



Q: What are the advantages of steel formwork over other materials? A: Steel formwork offers superior strength, durability, and reusability, making it ideal for large projects requiring multiple uses.

Q: Can you customize the steel formwork for unique project requirements? A: Yes, we offer custom solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of your construction project.

Q: How do you ensure the quality of your steel formwork? A: We use advanced manufacturing techniques like CNC-controlled laser cutting and profiling to ensure high precision and quality.