Made In Staffordshire | Staircase Specialists

First Step Designs is passionate about being British and we are based in the heart of manufacturing in the Midlands, Staffordshire; Gordon Banks Drive, Trentham Lakes, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4TW.

First Step Designs is part of the umbrella company The AVC Group, manufacturing specialists with a combined history of over 40 years. It’s fair to say we have a vast amount of experience and knowledge. Being part of an umbrella allows us to cover all sectors of the market and helps us produce the highest quality products at competitive prices.


Based in Staffordshire we have the perfect location to easily access the whole UK. This allowing us to be a competitive nationwide.

We urge you to come and visit our showroom, have a coffee, talk to a designer and see our production line in action!

We travel and work Nationwide with several designers/surveyors and installation teams. We pride ourselves in being versatile and easy to work with no matter what the size of the proejct. Our no-obligation quotation and consultation service is the perfect way for customers to achieve the greatest understanding of their staircase project. The team at First Step Designs  are trained in a large varied skillset from project management, design, surveying, technical and manufacture drawing and much more. During a consultation with a designer there is never a stone left unturned. With our large skillset and vast knowledge, you are in safe hands.



Our Factory

At our headquarters in Staffordshire, we have several CNC machines which are at the cutting edge of technology. This state of the art machinery alongside our designers, achieves the perfect collaboration to create the highest of quality products. Not only do we have a vast amount of technology and machinery we still pride ourselves in having the highest of skilled craftsmen who love a challenge.  In our factory we have the capacity to run many projects at once and our efficient process means are lead time is often between 4-6weeks.


Every project we make is 100% bespoke.  Our team will design, source and build any weird and wonderful idea you are willing to let us create.

All our materials are hand-selected, dry fitted and checked by our team before it leaves the factory. This again helps us provide the highest quality product and service.



First Steps Designs boast a leading staircase designer service with an exquisite product at a competitive price. Not only do you get this but all our staircases come french polished, shot blasted, powder coated and with a 10-year warranty. Our 5-star review and customer satisfaction speaks loudly. Why not have your own First Step Designs experience.

Take a look at our past customer reviews!



No-Obligation Staircase Designer Service

If you are looking for your own design and quotation, please contact the team today on 01782 959300 or email us at [email protected] with any photos or plans that you have. One of our team will give you a call back to discuss some styles and ideas!