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About William Lane Foundry

William Lane Foundry, based in Middlesbrough, produces metal castings for a variety of uses, from engineering parts to restoration projects such as the Saltburn cliff lift.

William Lane Foundry Headquarter Location

Forty Foot Road

Middlesbrough, England, TS2 1HG,

United Kingdom

+44-01642-242871

Latest William Lane Foundry News

Middlesbrough's only surviving foundry could help make ventilators

Mar 28, 2020

'We can help': Middlesbrough's only surviving foundry says it could make ventilator parts William Lane Foundry has answered the Government's call for businesses to produce lifesaving equipment in Covid-19 fight Share The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Subscribe We will use your email address to send you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for more information on how we use your data and your data protection rights. Thank you for subscribingSee our privacy notice Invalid Email Middlesbrough's oldest surviving foundry has come through two world wars - now it could be about to serve in another. The William Lane Foundry says it can make parts for ventilators and it has offered its services to help in the UK's Covid-19 fightback. The Government has put a call out for companies that can help in a mass production effort for the life-saving equipment . William Lane is the last man standing in what was once the town's thriving ironworks district, boasting more than 140 separate foundries. The foundry could be called on to make metal casings for the ventilators (Image: Evening Gazette) The Forty Foot Road firm says it can turn its entire foundry over to making the metal casings for ventilators if necessary - and do its bit for one of the biggest peacetime response efforts the UK has seen. Co-owner Dave Stuart said the firm had been approached by Government and has told them they will help if they can. He said: "We could make certain parts for ventilators. "We do casings, small parts and although we are only a small team we will do whatever we can to help. "We could give the whole foundry over to making these if needed, it all depends on what they want. "Whatever they required, we could make." Read More The foundry makes components for pumps, which is classed as essential to the Covid-19 response. "We call ourselves the Little House on the Prairie, we are the only surviving foundry in Middlesbrough now." Manufacturers and companies that may be able to assist in the production of ventilators are being asked to contact the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. They include firms specialising in design and specification, rapid prototyping, contract and product assembly, certification, regulatikon and testing, logistics and medical training. Anyone that can be of assistance is being asked to call the BEIS Business Support helpline on 0300 456 3565 or email  ventilator.support@beis.gov.uk TeessideGazette

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