Grey plaque № 8944 in Sheffield

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World's First Prototype Cast Steel Node The world's first cast steel node made in 1978 at the nearby foundry of River Don Castings, now part of Sheffield Forgemasters. Used to join the tubulars of offshore oil platforms, the design in cast steel represented a significant milestone for both the development of casting technology and offshore structures.
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  • Location: Sheffield Forgemasters (roundabout outside works), Brightside Lane
  • Metropolitan District: Sheffield City Council
  • Metropolitan District Ward: Darnall
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Sheffield South East
  • Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
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