Precision Engineering & CNC Specialists

CNC Derby, Midlands & UK

Based in Ashbourne and now serving clients in Derby, the East Midlands and across the UK. All British Precision was founded in 2012 by Richard Allen and Ian Howard. The aim was to achieve a reputation for precision engineering excellence. We have a wealth of experience in engineering and continually invest in training so that we can be leaders of best practice within the industry. This ensures that our technology is used as effectively and efficiently as possible. We also believe in passing these skills on to the next generation and as such, have invested in training apprentices to meet our growing demand.

Our Aim

To be a Great British manufacturer of high precision CNC components through state-of-the-art equipment, robotic automation and a highly skilled team of precision engineers. We deliver quality and satisfaction for our customers in aerospace, agriculture, autosport, marine, medical and rail.

Our Values

UK engineering has a global reputation for the highest levels of innovation and quality. We deliver on this by ensuring all our work is produced with these values in mind:

  • Great British Engineering and proud about it.
  • Our passion is centred around the desire to continuously improve the performance of our customers business.
  • We invest in the best equipment and the best talent.
  • Quality on Time, this is fundamental to be a great precision engineering business.
  • Going the extra mile, whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Building outstanding relationships with our team, our suppliers and with our customers.
  • Integrity, we call it as it is.

Increasing numbers of British companies are finding benefit in reshoring their manufacturing operations to British precision engineers. We strive to justify this move, providing a reliable and flexible service for low-volume prototype jobs through to high-volume automated production.

ISO 9001:2015

Certificate Number 11804
ISO 9001

Our History

Year-on-year growth and continual investment in machines, control systems and workforce.


All British Precision was founded in 2012 with the merger Howardson Engineering and Medicione Ltd to create a strong, stand alone business to satisfy the increased demand but also a company certified to ISO 9001:2015 with a goal to grow, invest and become a world class sub-contract supplier of precision machined components


Purchase SISIS in 2011 creating a need for twice the capacity afforded by Howardson


Purchased DENNIS Mowers in 1981 to reduce the effects of peaks and troughs in sub-contract manufacture


Supplier to KSR Steel Industries for 20 years


Howardson Ltd - A family sub-contract precision engineering business since