Headswood Foundry

Specialised Castings Ltd.

Sites & Monuments Record

Unit 11, Headswood Mill, DennyNS 827 825


2001: When Falcon Catering (Glynwed) closed in Foundry Loan, Larbert, Steve Waring, the foundry manager, set up a on a new site in a disused paper mill at Headswood on the River Carron.  16 workers went with him.  By 2006 this number had increased to 27 full-time employees and 2 part-time.  It produced a wide diversity of products from a 3.7 ton iron valve body for an African dam project to 64 cap badges for the Camelon Pipe Band.  It also made gears and pumps for the engineering industry; street furniture such as bandstands, gates, and railings.


  • 2001: 17
  • 2006: 28

G.B. Bailey, 2021