About Lloyds British
The Industry Experts

A leading provider of lifting and equipment inspection services in the UK, Lloyds British has been providing specialist testing, inspection, maintenance, certification and training services for the lifting services industry for over 200 years.

Founded in 1812 by the Admiralty to certify anchors and lifting equipment, we have built a market-leading brand and reputation based on excellence, expertise and customer peace of mind. In December 2016 Lloyds British was acquired by Speedy, bringing additional specialist lifting services and expertise to the Speedy business.

Our Vision

"Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best company to work for."

Our Mission

"Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects."

Expert safety and compliance since 1812

Our highly skilled and qualified Inspection Engineers provide a reliable, responsive and first-class service across the UK, ensuring your lifting equipment is safe to use and your legal obligations are fully met.

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Through our Lloyds Somers and Lloyds Rota brands we also provide bespoke design, repair, manufacture and refurbishment services of lifting equipment for the steel, rail, water, aerospace and construction industries.

View our range of Design and Manufacture services

Our Values

  • Safe - the first priority in everything we do
  • As One - working together to collectively achieve our goals
  • Innovative - to continuously improve
  • Driven - to deliver first class customer service

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