When choosing an outsourced machining solution for your project you will want to know from the outset the breadth and capacity of facilities available. So to aid in that decision-making process here’s a quick summary of what we provide:

• 1 x Large CNC horizontal boring mill (floor borer)
• 7 x Large CNC vertical turning centres
• 6 x Large CNC horizontal boring mills
• 4 x Large horizontal machining centres

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 x Integrex CNC mill/turn centres
• 6 x Vertical machining centres
• 8 x Medium CNC turning centres
• 9 x Small CNC turning centres
• 7 x Manual lathes
• 3 x Wire erosion machines
• 7 x Grinding machines (shaft, bore, ball and surface)
4 x Lapping and honing machines

You can also download the full plant list of all 63 machine tools here.


We have been manufacturing at the St Peter’s site in Newcastle since 1922 under the original British Engines’ name. Times clearly change, and so has the technology we use to provide our range of machining services. Maintaining the family knowledge and experience developed over this period, we make sure, under the BEL Engineering name, that we invest in the very best tools for the job.

Names you will recognise like Toshulin, Mazak, Skoda, Okuma, Giddings & Lewis, Mori Seiki, Union, Stöckel, Studer, Safop and Taiyo Koki. And we aren’t standing still, because the technology doesn’t. We recognise that continued investment is needed to provide the best machining solutions for ever changing markets.

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We are a leading provider of project managed machining solutions trusted for our resolute commitment to quality and on time delivery.

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