Bodies appointed to inspect transportable pressure equipment in the UK

This page was last updated on 17th November 2021

The inspection bodies listed below are appointedby the competent authority of the UK to undertake certain functions in accordance with the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (as amended)

The type of pressure equipment each body may inspect is defined by their most recent Schedule of Accreditation to be recognised by the VCA. In most (but not all) cases this will be the latest revision published on the UKAS website, www.ukas.com. The status of recognition may be checked with the VCA (tanks@vca.gov.uk)

Inspection Body Website APPOINTED FOR
Functions under CDG Part 4  Periodic Inspection of OLD pressure receptacles
(CDG, Regulation 14)
Conformity Assessment Reassessment
of Conformity
Reassessment of Conformity (Reg 20A(4) 2020) Periodic Inspection
Air Products Plc Stoke on Trent www.airproducts.co.uk No No No No Yes
Arrowhead Industrial Services Ltd Bourne www.arrowheadis.com Yes Yes No Yes Yes
AUK (rpe) Ltd T/a Airservices (UK) Cramlington www.airservicesuk.co.uk No No No No Yes
BIE International Ltd. Chesterfield www.biegroup.com Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Blue Anchor Fire & Safety Banff www.blueanchor-fs.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
BOC Ltd Rotherham www.boconline.co.uk No No Yes Yes Yes
BRE Global Ltd Watford www.bre.co.uk Yes No No No No
British Engineering Services Limited Warrington www.britishengineeringservices.co.uk Yes Yes No Yes Yes
BSI Assurance UK Ltd Hemel Hempsted www.bsigroup.com Yes No No Yes Yes
Calor Gas Ltd Warwick www.calorgas.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
Calor Gas Northern Ireland Ltd Belfast www.calorgas.ie No No No Yes Yes
Central Cylinder Testing Selby www.centralcylindertesting.com No No No Yes Yes
Compressed Gas Solutions Sandycroft www.compgas.co.uk No No No No Yes
Energas Ltd, Cylinder Refurbishment Dept. Hull www.energas.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
Cylinder Testing and Sales (UK) Ltd Liverpool www.ctsukltd.com No No No No Yes
Defence Electronics & Components Agency Beaconside www.deca.mod.uk No No No Yes Yes
Flameskill Ltd Great Yarmouth www.flameskill.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
Flogas Britain Ltd Leicester www.flogas.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
Gaspack Services Ltd Rhondda www.gaspack.co.uk No No No No Yes
J & R Gases Ltd Nelson www.jrgases.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
Jackson & Keay Ltd Nottingham www.jacksonkeay.com No No No No Yes
Lloyd’s Register Verification Ltd London www.lr.org Yes Yes No Yes Yes
MEL Aviation Ltd Sudbury www.melaviation.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
Meridian Technical Services Ltd Erith www.meridiantechnicalservices.com No No No Yes Yes
Nippon Gases Offshore Ltd Dyce www.nippongases.com No No No Yes Yes
Nucore Group Ltd Aberdeen www.nucore-group.com No No No Yes Yes
Paterson (Safety Air Systems) Ltd Glasgow www.patersonsafety No No No Yes Yes
Safe Gas Cylinders Ltd Swansea www.safegascylinders.co.uk No Yes No Yes Yes
Safety Service Agency Larne www.ssani.co.uk No No No Yes Yes
SGS UK Ltd Oldbury www.uk.sgs.com Yes Yes No Yes Yes
South Staffs Industries Ltd Tipton www.southstaffsindustries.com No No No Yes Yes

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