The Owben Promise

The Owben Promise

We ensure that all our projects are completed to a high standard with your budget and timescale in mind. However, we also promise so much more than that. From building a team of qualified experts, to being on the cutting-edge of innovation and helping in our...

A day in the life of a graduate engineer

A day in the life of a graduate engineer

There are many routes into a career in engineering, and we’ve already written about why we love having apprentices at Owben.  Recently, we sat down with the newest member of the Owben team to explore another path into the industry – going through university and...

Why do we love having apprentices at Owben?

Why do we love having apprentices at Owben?

Over the years we’ve had 16 apprentices, and each one has been valuable to our business. Why?  Taking on an apprentice is a fantastic way to invest in the future of your business, as you’re training the next generation of talent in the skills your organisation needs....

We’ve been shortlisted…

We’ve been shortlisted…

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for Medium Business of the Year at the Sunderland Echo Portfolio Business Awards which are taking place this November.  This is the first time we’ve entered the awards, and being shortlisted is a true testament...

Why do we pride ourselves on our EN 1090 quality standard?

Why do we pride ourselves on our EN 1090 quality standard?

Why do we pride ourselves on our EN 1090 quality standard?  It’s essential for any business like ours to hold quality standards.   Why?  They ensure we conform to the correct regulations and act as a guarantee to customers that we’ll do the job well – and safely. ...

Our Services

Mechanical installation and fabrication


Commercial and industrial electrical installation

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Unit 3, Stratford Road, Pattinson Industrial Estate,
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Our mechanical installation and fabrication service covers anything from improvements to existing installations, to the design and fabrication of mechanical installations.

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As we strive for continued excellence in the services we provide our clients, everyone at Owben is extremely proud that we were recognised as part of 3 awards last year, including (Medium) Business of the Year.

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