Braithwaite Engineers Limited.

Braithwaite Engineers Limited.

Braithwaite Engineers Limited.

Braithwaite is an international company with a reputation for technical excellence founded on more than 125 years of experience. The name Braithwaite is synonymous with a comprehensive range of liquid storage tanks and ancillary products. Our range of Steel and GRP modular tanks has gained an enviable reputation worldwide. Through using state of the art technology, staff training and a continued commitment to product research and development, Braithwaite continues to exceed customer expectations in every one of it’s chosen markets and has progressed into an international market leader in water management and it’s storage from it’s modern well equipped facility in South Wales.

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Units A & B, Leeway House, Leeway Industrial Estate , Newport , South Wales NP194SL United Kingdom
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Our Vision:
To be the world leader in water storage systems

Our Mission is to realise our vision through:

  • Sound corporate and strategic objectives
  • Total quality performance
  • Development of human resources
  • Commitment to customers and the community
  • The best products and service in the market

Braithwaite has a distinct pedigree which dates back to 1884 under the name of Braithwaite and Kirk at Crown Bridge Works, West Bromwich. The Company was engaged exclusively for a number of years on the manufacture of steel Bridges, the majority of which was for export.

Now the Company is part of the Rowecord Group, and has a diverse portfolio which includes the design and supply of the largest GRP and Steel water storage tanks in the world. These tanks carry WRAS approval for potable water storage and LPCB approval for fixed fire fighting sprinkler systems.

After a century of solid success, the new millennium sees a strong company confidently moving forward into a high tech world of demanding standards for the safe storage of clean and safe drinking water.

Braithwaite has been linked with major projects spanning 100 years – from supplying in 1897 the 100 ft span Tsitsa steel bridge in South Africa to the design, manufacture and commissioning of the suction tanks serving the sprinkler system at the Millennium Dome project, London.

The Company has had a direct influence on the protection and sustainable management of water in qualitative as well as quantative terms internationally in areas such as energy, transport, agriculture, leisure, health, manufacturing and environmental protection. Good water quality contributes towards securing the safe supply of water worldwide.

The shape of Braithwaite is changing as new markets are embraced, but the unique Braithwaite way incorporating and supporting a multinational team of agents and partners remains there for individual and specialist service to our clients.


Braithwaite implement and maintain an effective quality system which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001.

The Company attaches great importance to the quality of it’s products. Staff in the QA Department conduct regular internal quality audits to ensure that these standards are maintained.

The company also operate accredited systems for the management of its health & safety (BS OHSAS18001) and environmental (ISO 14001) obligations which are of the utmost importance.


Braithwaite is certified under the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme in the UK for the supply of both GRP and Steel sectional water storage tanks for potable water and approved by the Loss Prevention Certification Board for the supply of pump suction tanks for sprinkler systems.

Worldwide Braithwaite has demonstrated it’s commitment and high quality standards to numerous controlling bodies. Recent quality and technical accreditations are connected with the enlargement of the European Union in countries such as Romania and Poland.

Braithwaite are registered with Constructionline, the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants, registration No. 65458.

Braithwaite are also accredited within the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS).


Braithwaite was awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) Silver Award in 2010, for its occupational health & Safety performance.