Family run silver plating firm founded in 2009

PML Plating Ltd offer a high quality silver plating and refurbishment service to businesses, hotels and the general public.

Our plater has over 30 years’ experience in the trade. We are one of the last independent Silver Platers to operate out of the city of Sheffield and we are currently located in the historic Portland Works building.

We plate using the traditional methods and we can plate onto metals such as nickel silver, copper, brass and stainless steel.

We provide a tailor made service providing a quick turnaround whatever your requirements. Offering Silver or Nickel plating, from large bulk orders to one off pieces.

Portfolio of Work

Cutlery and Holloware
Knives in Laquer
Electrical Engineering
Thickness Testing

Meet The Team

Peter Ledger
Managing Director & The Silver Plater
Peter has been in the industry for over 30 years staring out from school in 1978.
He was made redundant in 2009 after his previous employer went into administration. Peter knew silver-plating was still profitable and therefore set up PML Plating ltd with his wife Sue in the same year.
Sue Ledger
Managing Director
Sue’s main responsibility is the finance and payroll duties and can often been seen lending a hand in the warehouse.
Emma Lawson
Company Secretary
Emma is Pete’s daughter she came on board with PML Plating Ltd in October 2013.
Emma’s main role is to complete administrative tasks including invoicing and customer service. In addition to this she is looking into way in which PML plating can continue to thrive in the industry so far this has involved introducing PML plating to social media and revamping the website.
More recently she has become involved in the industrial side taking over from David at lacquering the knives.
Claire Neal
Warehouse Manager
Claire has worked within the silver plating industry for nearly 30 years.
She has been with PML Plating from the very beginning and is essential to the plating process.
Her role is to ensure all items are present and correct and are quality controlled. She expertly warehouses the items before and after plating and ensures after plating that everything is packed correctly for our customers.
Claire and Peter have been working together for many years and she is part of the family.

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