Cowens Ltd

Cowens Ltd

Cowens Ltd

Manufacturers of oil containment booms, Oilsorb-Ultra absorbents, skimmers, pumps, storage tanks, oil water separators, oil detectors, spill kits, biological products, chemical spill kits, oil in water filters, silt screens, hydraulic bellows.

Company details

Ellers Mill Dalston , Carlisle , Cumbria CA5 7QJ United Kingdom
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)

This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Cowens Ltd provide expert solutions for all your health, safety and environmental issues


Pollution control hardware (booms, skimmers, pumps, separators, tanks, detection) and spill clean-up consumables. Cowens are also ISAA level 3 accredited oil spill response contractors. We have a contaminated land division for desk studies, intrusive site investigations and ground & groundwater remediation services. Members of UKSpill, EIC, Energy Institute and FGS.


Fire barriers and fireproof fillings and linings; air/gas filter media; liquid filters and separators; protective waddings and felts; chemical storage and transfer equipment; personal protective equipment; intrinsically safe pumps; chemical absorbents; biological cleaning agents and solvent-free degreasers.


Medical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and veterinary cotton wools, bandages and absorbents. NHS, wholesale and retail. Factory shop, mail order and export. With over 185 years of experience in non-woven textiles, we specialise in developing individual solutions for customers and supplying volume products competitively.

Why Choose Cowens

Cowens are passionate about giving the best possible customer service. Your confidence is assured by our ISO9000 registered quality systems, rigorous training and thorough materials testing. Based outside Carlisle near J42 M6, we pride ourselves in responding immediately to your exact needs.