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News from 2014

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The Manufacturer Top 100 UK role models announced

Tinsley Bridge MD, Mark Webber, has been named as one of the most influential individuals in UK manufacturing for an award revealed recently by The Manufacturer (TM) magazine. Shortlisted candidates and the wider manufacturing community joined TV presenter and engineer Kate Bellingham at an exclusive event at KPMG’s Birmingham office earlier this month. Short listed […]


Lorry Jump

World Record Jump…

A Tinsley Bridge stabiliser bar fitted to a Renault Magnum truck recently took part in the world record jump… for a heavy duty truck! The truck leaping stunt included clearing a Lotus F1 car and achieved a distance of more than 25m airborne. We don’t recommend trying this at home… Click to watch the video.


General Manager Appointment

Paul Barkas has joined Tyzack Machine Knives (TMK) as General Manager. Prior joining TMK, Paul was UK Manufacturing Manager/Director of Betafence UK (formerly Tinsley Wire) for the last three years. He has also worked at Carrington Wire for 23 years, in various roles, most recently as Plant Manager. Paul has been involved in manufacturing for […]


Russell Crow

New Role for Russell Crow

Russell Crow has joined Tinsley Bridge Group in the role of Engineering Development Manager. Before joining Tinsley Bridge, Russell was Senior Engineer at Network Rail and led a portfolio of successful development projects including the design, development and introduction of the Tubular Stretcher Bar for Network Rail, now manufactured by Tinsley Bridge Limited. Along with this […]


Rail Stretcher Bars

Rail Engineer Features Tinsley Bridge

The respected rail sector journal, Rail Engineer, has published an article detailing the innovation at the heart of the stretcher bar contract awarded to Tinsley Bridge Services. Follow this link to page 60 to read the full article.


Tinsley Bridge Apprentice In Royal Launch

Tinsley Bridge Apprentice in Royal launch

One of the company’s most recent apprentices, Matthew Lacey, met the Duke of York during the opening ceremony of The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Training Centre (AMRC Training Centre). The Duke of York is an active supporter of expanding access to apprenticeships and officially opened the new facility. The AMRC Training Centre […]


Trailer Innovation 2015

SOMI recognised at the Trailer Innovation Awards

Small British transport innovator SOMI saw off established European firms to clinch ‘runner up’ in the European Trailer Innovation Awards with their space-enhancing trailer. The 4m high SOMI trailer is capable of carrying 8 extra UK pallets, or 10 EU pallets, in the space between the tractor unit and the rear axles. Judged by a […]


Innotrans 2016

High performance fire protection material to debut at InnoTrans 2014

FabBloc60A, a high performance, lightweight fire and insulation barrier system designed to protect railway carriage flooring, will make its world debut at the InnoTrans 2014 Exhibition in Berlin next month. Unrivalled 60 minutes fire protection FabBloc60A stops the transfer of heat from its source to the underside of the aluminium decking or floor. In a […]


Artist Impression Tinsley Bridge

Manufacturing group pledges future to Sheffield with £5 million development

The following article appeared on the Business Link website on 17th June 2014. An engineering group that has been in Sheffield for more than 150 years is pledging its future to the city with a £5 million redevelopment. Tinsley Bridge Group started in the 1850s manufacturing vehicle suspension springs. It now makes anti-roll bars for […]