About Us

Holden’s are a world class precision  Engineering Service offering bespoke solutions to UK sectors.

Our company which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year was founded in 1967 by Mr J.L Holden offering quality mechanical engineering services across Lancashire and the Northwest. Mr Holden’s hard work and meticulous attention to detail soon grew a reputation and forged solid relationships with his customers, the business dramatically expanded over the years branching out to other fields of engineering and developing into the national company we are today.

The core values of delivering honesty and quality at the right price runs through the veins of our workforce, our strength is our pedigree.

Holden’s Engineering services are renowned for innovative ideas and a design team committed to staying at the forefront of industry. This expert team, coupled with access to Holden’s Engineering Manufacturing facility allows entire projects to be managed from one site, with the added bonus of an experienced internal fabrication and PTS trained installation team ensure that Holden’s Engineering is a ‘one-stop shop’ for UK sectors.

We have a highly experienced team of fitters, welders and fabricators, including PTS/ICI accredited staff , slingers-banks men and IPAF accredited, MEWP , PASMA , Confined space operatives, Coded welders, CSCS, SSSTS

Due to the critical nature of the products we manufacture, we are accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 , whilst we also have CE-Marking 1090 which allows us to build structures currently up to and including Execution class 3

Holden’s offer a complete turnkey service across all aspects of engineering executed  by time served experts in their field.

Our Company


By striving to reduce our carbon footprint as company and as individuals and recycling all possible waste materials.


Providing new skills and training to our staff promoting personal development and ensuring the highest possible standards.

Health & Safety

Due to the often critical nature of our environment complete awareness of HSE is crucial, we ensure all our teams our accredited and up to date.


We continue to provide employment, training and apprenticeships  in the local community and have an active hand in numerous charities and sponsorship.

As a Company we are committed to putting back into the community and doing our part for the environment.

The service provided has always been first class with minimum supervision. There have been no recorded safety incidents involving Holden’s personnel or installed equipment. Holden’s are held in high regard by K.C Flint site engineering and I would not hesitate to recommend them for any mechanical engineering contract appropriate to their area of expertise.

Andrew Francis - Flint Site Mechanical / Control EngineerKimberly Clark

Holden’s have completed two installations at Garth boiler house and I can say that both Jobs have been completed on time and to the highest professional standards, their work and tradesmen are top quality. I would have no reservations in using Holden’s again.

Kevin Gore - HMP Garth / WymottWorks Department

They have always shown an innovative approach to the problems we have presented to them and excelled in attaining a cost effective solution for our requirements. This has generally enhanced our standing with our customers and improved the goods and services we offer.

B. Conlan - Northern Area Fleet EngineerSecuricor Omega Logistics

Preston Pharmaceuticals Production Unit is part of the Royal Preston Hospital.
Holden’s have always given us a first class service, offering advice from their very knowledgeable and friendly staff. The equipment is machined to a very high standard, turnover and delivery is quick and efficient.

Adam Fleming - Production ManagerPreston Pharmaceuticals

“We have used Holden’s as our main mechanical contractor for over 30 years. Being a chemical manufacturer it is very important that any contracting company working on site has full knowledge of all current HSE and Environmental requirements and we have always found Holden’s to be very diligent in this area I would have no hesitation in recommending Holden’s to any company that require the services they have to offer”

Barrie Simmonds - Works DirectorChemical Innovations Limited

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