Our History

Our history and heritage goes back more then 160 years’.  So, it really is true when we say everything we do has been tried and tested!  We’ve a wealth of  experience in engineering compliance.  Our company is built on the strongest foundations that date as far back as the Testing, Inspections and Certification industry itself.

We really have come a long way over the years, when our ancestors took the first steps in engineering inspection. Since those early days, we have been through many transformations. We have changed our name, merged with other businesses and been incorporated into much larger organisations. Moving from RSA, one of the world’s leading insurance groups and a FTSE 100 company, in 2015 saw the birth of our company, the BES Group, as we know it today.  And it was then that we once again became an independent and privately owned company.

Our history and heritage goes way back

The first use of British and Engine in the name of our founding company, British Engineering Services, in our title dates as far back as the early 1900’s.

During our lengthy evolution, one thing has stayed the same.  Keeping people safe has always been our priority and everything we do is with this at the forefront of our minds.

We’re proud to have evolved into the successful company we are today, a contemporary British company with integrity and passion for what we do.

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