Case Studies 2


Food Distribution Manufacturer


The National Railway Museum Shildon is part of the Science Museum Group. It was opened in 2004 by Prime Minister Tony Blair.

In 2017 a revamp of its restaurant area was due and Stellex were successful in winning the contract. Attention to detail was everything as the entire room design had to blend seamlessly together.

Farm Shop Counters

Farm Shop

When a leading Scottish farm shop wanted to create an innovative and unique servery counter Stellex were delighted to help. The new servery needed to reflect both the old farm and the new era.

Deli Counters

Power of Health

A very unusual deli counter was to be created for this new restaurant in London. Using a thin concrete effect frontage and a monolithic block effect, which contrasted well with a marble top.

Industrial Look Fabrication


Built Burger

Built Custom Burgers of Los Angeles recently opened the doors to its first UK site in Essex.

Stellex’ unique experience and track record of creating urban-industrial interiors made for a natural choice.

Stainless Steel Fabrication

Skibo Castle

This famous jewel of the Highlands, scene of BBC’s MasterChef programme and Madonna and Guy Ritchie’s Wedding had its own kitchen makeover by Stellex.

Stainless Steel Fabrication

Raby Hunt

When a pub and restaurant is awarded not one but two Michelin Stars it has to be special. Such accolades are not handed out lightly and proprietor James Close clearly shares Stellex’ view of pride, passion and perfection.

Bespoke Metalwork

Oxford Blue

When the famous Oxford Blue pub and restaurant in Old Windsor needed specialist bespoke work stations to match their new Athanor cooking suite, Stellex created something very special that complimented the originals perfectly.

Rola Wola London

Rola Wala

Located in London’s famous Spitalfields, Rola Wala required a new rear counter area, heated catering counter with glass screen, shelf and kitchen fabrications.

Servery Counters

Planet Organic

Stellex designed, manufactured, delivered and installed not only a hot display counter and a refrigerated display counter, both with a very stylish tiled front wall and unique glass screen design, but also created a whole new pioneering style.

Bar Counters

University of Glasgow

In today’s world of academia, expectations and standards are higher than ever. When it came to creating the ultimate Student bar, the University of Glasgow wanted something worthy of the finest commercial establishment but keeping to a sensible budget. Yet again working with a partner distributor, Stellex were delighted to provide their expertise.

Bar Units

Fenwick Bar

When the world-renowned department store needed to create a new curved bar area in their Bienvenido a Fuego restaurant, few manufacturers made such a product. Stellex delivered.

Bespoke Fabrication

The Gilpin

When the Michelin starred HRiSHi restaurant of the prestigious Giplin Hotel of Windermere needed to create a ‘Theatre Style Cooking’ centre, the Stellex team were only too pleased to provide their expertise.

Back Bar Units


Stellex worked very closely with a specialist shop fitting company to create this new outlet and make it truly special.

Bespoke Metalwork

Hinkley Point Power Station

With many staff to feed, the catering facilities at the Hinkley Point Power Station in Somerset have vast quantities of dishes, cutlery and utensils to clean each day.

Bespoke Fabrication

Offshore Investment

At Stellex we thrive on an unusual challenge. We were asked to help a specialist offshore contractor with a problem on an oil platform. Existing personnel lockers had rotted away through exposure to the corrosive North Sea Air.

Servery Counters

Chatsworth House

A new counter section was designed and created inspired by the great curved arch window lintels of Chatsworth itself.

Bespoke Fabrication

High Mood Food

This installation for a high-class food store in London really captures the imagination and illustrates the vast range of materials that Stellex are able to work with.

Catering Equipment Fabrication

Lola Jeans

When Lola Jeans, one of the North Easts great secret diners, wanted to create a mobile catering unit with a twist, a design meeting and tour around the factory, reassured them that Stellex were the ones for the job.

Farm Shop Counters

Penshaws Farm Shop

Lying in the shadow of the hugely popular Penshaw Monument is a true hidden gem, Penshaw Farm Shop. The farm shop is incredibly busy with café and butchery but with ever increasing sales a new bakery had to be set up.

Bespoke Bar Fabrication

The Cut & Craft

The Cut & Craft is an independent steak and beer house in York, with exceptional quality food and drink. Such attention to detail and desire for perfection mirrors Stellex’ philosophy so when we were asked by our distributor to work with the client and their designer, we were delighted.

Stainless Steel Fabrication


Lily’s Indian Vegetarian Cuisine in Greater Manchester is hugely popular with rave reviews aplenty. Such has been the success of Lily’s, they required a larger premises. Working closely with our distributor and a design team, a state-of-the-art customer service area has been created.

Deli Displays

Alnmouth Country Store

Alnmouth is a lovely seaside resort in Northumberland and close to Stellex’ base. The owner had a very clear vision of what was required and Stellex’ task was to turn this into reality.

Bespoke Fabrication

Street Food Carts

With products like the street food carts, quality is key. Nearly all operations are undertaken in house. Design, fabrication, assembly, plumbing and electrics are all carried out within the Stellex factory.

Development Kitchen

Development Kitchen

Over recent years Stellex has established itself as a market leader in commercial kitchens with a softer domestic appearance, so when a high-end food company wanted a commercial grade, heavy duty development kitchen that had a completely domestic feel to it, Stellex were the ideal candidate to rise to the challenge.

Development Kitchen

Domestic Bliss

A local businessman wanted to create a showpiece kitchen in his own home. A builder by trade, he was aware of the quality and reputation of Stellex and decided that instead of a standard fare product from one of the many domestic kitchen companies, he would create an industrial specification unit from scratch.

Grantley Hall

Grantley Hall

Stellex’ design team like a challenge and Grantley Hall provided just that. In total five kitchens and five separate bars were supplied. Each produced a set of different challenges with a lot of unique features.

Hipping Hall

Hipping Hall

A front counter was required that gave a unique appearance, used modern materials and fitted in with the historic surroundings of Hipping Hall.

Milligans Kenton Deli

Milligans Kenton Deli

Working with Milligans, another North East success story, seemed the most natural of fits. This project saw the design and fabrication of a Silestone frontage counter, hot and cold servery counters and display cabinets.

Milligans Tasty Deli

Milligans Tasty Deli

This new shop proved particularly challenging as it was very narrow and every last bit of space had to be carefully utilised allowing for maximum usage. Stellex were happy to rise to this challenge and by working closely with the Milligans team have created a state-of-the-art installation where chicken, ribs and superfood salads are beautifully showcased in respective heated and refrigerated bespoke counter units.

NCC Coffee Cart

NCC Coffee Cart

Northumberland County Council needed a coffee cart that would take pride of place in County Hall. Having seen the Stellex street cart design the client knew they wanted to elevate things but could only provide a limited brief.

Scottish Parliament Cafe

Scottish Parliament

Having been opened in 2004, the eatery at Holyrood needed completely updating. A revamp was required and in particular a ventilated induction counter similar to the type previously supplied to Chatsworth House.

Todenham Farm Shop

Todenham Manor Farm

A bespoke contemporary fit out with modern touches. Wooden tongue and groove compliments stainless steel and glass throughout this beautiful farm shop set in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Catering Equipment Fabrication

Woodhorn Colliery

Back in 2006, Stellex were excited to be involved in a major new development right on their own doorstep. Working with Northumberland County Council, Stellex refurbished and modernised the existing kitchen area and designed and manufactured a brand-new contemporary servery counter at Woodhorn Museum; a flagship visitor attraction in the north-east of England.

Beatrix Potter Cafe

Beatrix Potter

Once upon a time, Stellex contributed to creating a warm welcome for visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter at The World of Beatrix Potter.

The unique counter design echoes the recognisable blue of Peter Rabbit’s coat and includes a bespoke 25mm coloured glass countertop with LED downlighting.

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