Back in 1980 Cod Steaks starting out as a small model making company based in Bristol. Cod Steaks evolved and grew, building the sets and models for several Aardman Animations feature films and commercials. Cod Steaks has now become the foremost Creation Agency in the UK leading the way in championing extraordinary design within the built world.

We still operate in Bristol from our own fully equipped workshops which is alive with activity. With fifteen manufacturing departments housed, we have the talent to tackle projects of any scale.

We offer Design and Project Management, 3D Scanning, Graphic Design, Engineering, Electronics,  Joinery, Metal work, Textiles, Model Making, CNC, GRP, Vac-Forming and Polyurea Spraying.

Our team have produced over 2000 ventures for Animation, Film, Museums, Exhibitions, Brand Centres, Retail, Immersive Attractions, Science Centres, Aquariums, Zoos and Art installations which is ever expanding into experience and immersion.

We work internationally and are recognised for our distinctive creative approach and exceptional aptitude when working with the World’s leading brands. 

Our installations are visited by over 100 million visitors per year. We’ve created engaging museum interactives and exhibits, created some of the most detailed animation sets and models bringing films to life. With our theming, we have turned retail stores into top visitor experiences.  

We love what we do and this has translated into the creations we produce.  The Cod Steaks family is a talented collective within an extraordinary place where, together, we turn our clients’ concepts into a magnificent reality.


Regenerate your career...

2 months ago

Calling Project Managers, Prop Makers, Production Designers, Model Makers, Scenic Artists and Joiners... We are always on the look out for the very best to join our family.


Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition

2 months ago

It's Open... A Journey through the memories of over 10 years of filmmaking Housing iconic photographs, the Photographic Exhibition will take fans behind-the-scenes of key moments in the film series, from Harry’s first day at Hogwarts through to the Battle of Hogwarts. Located in Covent Garden, the Photographic Exhibition will be home to London’s only bottled Butterbeer bar.

Harry Potter New York

5 months ago

Cod Steaks are proud to have supported Warner Brothers in the delivery of Props, Models and Theming for the new flagship Harry Potter store on 5th and Broadway, New York. Launching on the 3rd June 2021.

Evolution at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

5 months ago

Working with the Yorkshire Wildlife Park team Cod Steaks and Technically Creative have designed and built one of the largest experiential, fully themed restaurants in the UK - Evolution. See our projects page for more information.

Top dogs

Tom Bayliss

Head of Production

Kim Jackson

Head of Finance

Sue Lipscombe

Managing Director

Mark Pyrah

Development Director

Renae Cronin

General Manager

Paul Cowles

Head of Workshop

Rob Lord

Head of Project Managment

Jake Savage

Head of Special Projects


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