Materials Testing Laboratories
This building was the home of one of the UK's leading metallurgical materials testing laboratories. The company offered a comprehensive range of Materials Testing and Mechanical Engineering services to the Industrial sectors. They vacated on June 7, 2017, moving their 40 staff to larger premises elsewhere: The company now test materials for the Aerospace and Medical Device sectors.’
The company started in 1903 and initially tested fasteners, metal scaffolding couplets, scaffolding tubes, weldments etc. from 1988 to 2012 they rebranded to provide as a mechanical and material tester as well as offering calibration services.