Hawkesworth – About Us

Over 24 Years’ Experience

Hawkesworth Appliance Testing was established in 1993 and is the largest independent Portable Appliance Testing, PAT testing company in the UK and Ireland.  We carry out over 7 million PAT tests per year at over 40,000 client locations utilising our strategically placed engineers which in turn gives clients an affordable, reliable and efficient service.

In 2016/2017 we exceeded £5M in turnover for the first time and would like to thank our clients for their continued support in our journey. Indeed, if you would like to be part of it please do not hesitate to get in touch!


Standards Compliant

Our engineers are City and Guilds (2377) qualified in Portable Appliance Testing and undergo Enhanced DBS checks for your peace of mind, always adhering to the IET Code of Practice and ISO 9001:2008 working standards. Ad hoc audits are carried out on a daily basis throughout the country to ensure the very highest standards.

Bespoke Quotations

We provide bespoke quotations for specific environments, so we work to a sensible and sustainable tariff, delivering genuine value for money and ultimately taking the stress of keeping your business running safely away from you.


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Customer Locations Nationwide



Engineers Available



Tests Conducted Each Year


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