• Sand Casting
  • Ferrous Casting
  • Non-Ferrous Casting
  • Gravity Die Casting

Melksham Wiltshire


Tel: +44 (0)1225 707466


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Our Office & Warehouse
Our 13,000 sq foot storage facility.
This is the picture of our 13,000 sq foot storage facility in 3 buildings. Our inspection department is also housed here with coordinate measuring machines in a heat controlled room.
Here is our office in Melksham in Wiltshire.
Our offices at Melksham

Email us by filling out our Contact Us form or by clicking on this email Novacast link. We will respond to you within 24hrs


Nervous about outsourcing?

We can help.

Our experienced engineers can guide you through the process, from CAD definitions to QA and final assembly.


Access our Timeline of a typical casting project to enable you to understand more about the procedures involved in manufacturing a good quality casting.

St Giles Weathervanes

St Giles Weathervanes is a subsidiary of Novacast Ltd. All our weathervanes are hand made at the Novacast foundry in Melksham. Click on the image below to see a full product range.

Click here to see the full range of St Giles Weathervanes


Novacast - ferrous and non-ferrous casting


Whatever your engineering problem is, we have the expertise and machines to solve it; and the ability to deliver projects on-time and at the right price.

Getting started is easy.

Call us on 01225 707466 or send us an email to discuss your requirements.

Novacast is an ISO 9001:2000 registered company       
Novacast is an ISO9000 registered company  

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At Novacast we are continually expanding our technical facilities equipment and manufacturing equipment to maintain delivery, performance, quality and competitive pricing.

2009 was the 30th Anniversary of production starting at Novacast. From those first days it was paramount that a core of skilled men was essential to establish quality and reliability of product. The company has maintained this principle over the years - this has been the source of our strength to produce ever more complex castings.


Pad holder animation

The rotating animation below is an assembly of a UIC pad holder.
This assembly is used on trains as part of the breaking system.

Novacast supply the complete holder which compromises of several parts using materials and processes as detailed below.

  • Sand casting – material SG ductile iron
  • General machining
  • Precision machining
  • Case hardening of bushes
  • Welding wearplate to casting
  • Supplying stamping parts
  • Painting
  • Assembly
  • Packaging

Click here for a full gallery of our products

A significant purchase order is imminent - 15 July 2015

for the production of aluminium pressure type castings.

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New Investment - 01 May 2015

Confirming of new business split between Stainless Steel, Investment Casting, Iron Sand Casting, Aluminium Die and Sand Casting.

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New Investment - Mezzanine floor - 01 March 2015

 Mezzanine floor measuring 3000 sq. ft. in existing building to allow more room for stocking of castings.

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Solid Works 3D software - 01 February 2015

 Discussions to purchase Solid Works 3D software by the end of 2015

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Thank You to all of our customers - 01 December 2014

 As 2015 approaches, we would like to thank all of our customers for their support during 2014; we really look forward to working with you all again in 2015.

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Production is to increase - 15 November 2014

 Production is to increase with new orders placed for Aluminium Sand Cast air separators

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European customer base to increase with supply of Aluminium castings - 15 September 2014

 We welcome the opportunity of increased sales to Europe, with the news that we will now be supplying fully finished Aluminium Die Castings to a new customer in Belgium.

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Skittles Evening - 31 July 2014

 Celebration evening for Barry's 70th Birthday.

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New FARO Prime CMM - 29 July 2014

FARO's most accurate contact measurement system comes with the latest technology to allow us to import 3D files. 

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Recent up turn in the economy - 25 July 2014

has seen a huge increase in our orders from existing customers.

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New Investment Casting Business - 25 July 2014

Our advances into Investment Casting are excelling with the recent confirmation of the supply of pressure tight vessels for a UK Valve manufacturer.

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Go Karting Outing - 06 May 2014

There was a good attendance for the Novacast 2014 Karting Championhship this year.

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Stainless Steel 316 - 30 April 2014

Our supply of investment casting in 316 Stainless Steel continues to grow as we have confirmation to proceed with volume production of machined castings that are Explosive Proof in the marine industry.

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New order to produce Water Valve Castings on a rolling monthly basis - 02 January 2014

Novacast is successful in being chosen to supply a new range of stainless steel 316 water valves for a leading UK manufacturer

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A new market opens up for us - 01 January 2014

A new market opens up for us as our continued success of supplying Stainless Steel 316 pressure tight castings reaches new heights with the agreement to supply Petroleum parts to a international customer.

Investment at Novacast climbs to £80,000 - 27 August 2013

with the purchase of a new Mitutoyo CMM

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Announcement of a Long Term Service Agreement - 27 August 2013

with an international breakaway coupling manufacturer based here in the UK

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Leading worldwide railway brake manufacturer Knorr-Bremse - 03 January 2013

have signed a new 3 year agreement with Novacast

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New Production Manager at Novacast - 02 November 2012

We are delighted to announce the appointment of

Richard Chandler as the new Production Manager at Novacast 
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Further expansion with new 7000 square foot building - 15 October 2012

 With the increasing demand from our current customers and new customers for extra capacity we have purchased an additional 7000 square foot building

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