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About McGeoch Technology
Over and under the waves, the name of McGeoch Technology has long been synonymous with the design and
engineering of high quality electrical control & instrumentation systems and specialist marine and explosion proof
lighting for the world’s naval ships and submarines as well as the merchant ships and fleets of many nations.
McGeoch is a proven supplier to the British Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer, Astute and
Future Submarines and Queen Elizabeth (QE) Class Aircraft Carrier Projects and continues
to build its reputation for quality, reliability and service in a wide field of both naval and
In rail, in explosion proof lighting and in LED universal applications too, McGeoch today is at
the very forefront of design, engineering technology and supply, brightening up the way rail
travellers travel, safely and efficiently illuminating hazardous areas and providing tent
lighting for military personnel accommodation in and around hostile areas. In all these
applications, the company uses state-of-the-art LED technology which is designed to meet
the low energy, high efficiency and environmental lighting demands of the modern world.
McGeoch specialises in the design, engineering, manufacture, project management and
installation of electrical and electronic equipment for marine vessels and submarines
including specialist lights, lighting and switchgear. From its headquarters in Birmingham, the
company offers a total solutions package with prototype and test, supply chain and
manufacture and integrated logistical support forming a vital part of day-to-day operations,
all backed by a team of highly qualified design engineers, widely experienced in all aspects of
both mechanical and electrical applications.
In 1999, McGeoch acquired William White switchgear and was able to take advantage of
the company’s legacy and vast experience in the design and engineering of
instrumentation panels for warships. Nowadays, this knowledge provides an integral part
of McGeoch’s operations for which the company has established its international
reputation as a leading electrical solution provider.
McGeoch has successfully engineered and supplied electrical equipment for many of the
world's frigates, destroyers, off-shore patrol vessels, missile boats and submarines in projects
such as Type 42, 23, and 45, LPD, LPH, Trafalgar and Astute. Equipment such as this forms the
very backbone of the McGeoch business and whilst designed to provide a long, trouble-free
service life, the company's ongoing support is unrivalled in the marine industry.
McGeoch offers leading edge optics and lighting technology and is committed to retaining its
'best in class¹ status for the engineering and supply of lights, lighting and switchgear to the
marine industry. To enable the company to offer a total solutions package, a range of EMC
Enclosures has also been developed. These are now used extensively in defence
The company operates to the very highest quality standards, holds BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and
SIRA approval and is working on the JOSCAR, Rolls Royce Sabre Quality standards and also
the SC21 programs.
Click logo to download a copy of our BSI and SIRA Certificates of Registration
Lower Tower Street, Birmingham B19 3PA, UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 687 5850
Fax: +44 (0) 121 333 3089