George Brown & Sons Engineers

About Us

George Brown & Sons – Established in 1828

Established in 1828 George Brown & Sons are a reputable, long-running company offering engineering services to a wide range of companies throughout the United Kingdom and overseas from our workshops in Leith, Edinburgh.

Our Services

General Engineering

General Engineering

Sheet metal work, welding, machining, pipe fitting, boiler repairs, drilling, general repairs, renewals.

Ship Repair

Ship Repair

On and off-site work, repairs, engineering services, dry dock, cargo securing, deck clearances, material services.

Auto Engineering

Auto Engineering

Cylinder head machining & pressure testing, welding, boring, brake and clutch machining, thread repairs.


Lifting Services

Site testing & inspections, runway beam installation & test, tackle design & manufacture, repairs, statutory inspections.

Since establishment in 1828 George Brown & Sons has developed a wide range of engineering capabilities, provided from both our workshop in Leith, Edinburgh and on-site throughout the United Kingdom. With over 190 years of experience supporting today’s business we are more than capable of successfully managing your job from enquiry to completion, be it a one-off manufacture or extensive, multi-faceted project.

We have collaborative departments that work cohesively to provide a turnkey solutions service including; General engineering, Machining and fitting, Lifting and testing, Sheet metal, Shipping and Auto.

From demobilisations and pipe load outs across a host of vessels and designing, manufacturing and commissioning large scale structures to machining one off parts and fabricating artisanal creations no job is too big or small.

We are accredited members of Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, Federation of Engine Re-Manufacturers and Scottish Engineering and also ISO9001 certified, confident that we have the knowledge and experience to satisfactorily deliver your enquiry to completion. With a rich history of loyal clients across a host of industries, we look forward to supporting you and your project, assuring you of our best attention at all times.

We look forward to continuing our successful business relationship and readily recommend them as a supplier of outstanding quality

Willie Freeland
East Coast Mainline

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