About Us | The Company

The company

Richard Alan is, at heart, an engineering company with the
ambition to exceed customer expectations - by delivering the
best engineering products and services tailored to meet the
unique needs of each client.

From humble beginnings the company has grown from a partnership between two friends to a successful international business with specialised skill sets that complement each other. This collection of talent and resource allows Richard Alan to provide integrated engineering solutions across a variety of applications, making for a more collaborative, cost effective and professional service.

Founded in 1970 and now based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, Richard Alan Engineering is one of the North of England’s most innovative, ambitious and capable engineering firms and a leading force in the design, fabrication, installation, commission and maintenance of Custom Pressure Vessels, bespoke Industrial Water Tanks & Silos, Reactors and Process Pipework for customers in the water, chemical, paper, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, and food & drink industries, in the UK and Europe, ranging from local manufacturing clients to blue chip global companies.

Our strength lies in our ability to deliver world-class engineering solutions. We have built our company on excellence in engineering and fabrication, ingenuity in design and an ongoing investment in the skills of our people.

Richard Alan offer clients: the flexibility and responsiveness of a specialist SME supplier, coupled with the stability and breadth of expertise that comes from being part of a larger, multi-disciplined engineering group.


Richard Alans workforce now numbers in excess of 140 people and each and everyone of them has an important role to play in the success of the business, from the youngest apprentice to the longest serving team members, from its back office teams to its coded welders.

We never lose sight of the fact that our people are our business. It is their skills, expertise and
commitment that make Richard Alan Engineering what it is today. By continually investing in
them, they secure the future success of a business that is built on teamwork

Lets talk

Want to know more about what we offer? Got a specific project you’d like to discuss? Then we’d really like to hear from you! Call us on:

+44 (0)1924 467040

or send us an email request.