Case Studies

PAT Testing

Customer satisfaction is always our priority

At HT PAT Testing we work hard to keep people safe. Across the nation, every day brings new challenges, from individuals to businesses and the public sector. Discover a few examples, highlighting the breadth of our experience in serving customers, who are always our top priority.

Small, But Important Jobs

Peter Mallinson called us to explain that he and his wife were moving his mother in law, Audrey, from a care home in Chadderton to a new one near their home down south to reduce the very long visiting commute.

Portable appliance testing is mandatory for all electrical appliances entering Audrey’s care home and they were very keen to get this done the same day. The electrical equipment was inspected and tested in accordance with the IET Code of Practice, before unique identification labels were neatly applied to each item with a certificate and asset register were provided to confirm compliance

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"HT PAT Testing was a real gem of a find. We needed two items tested immediately in order to allow them into a care home. No one else was willing to help at such short notice, especially as it was only two items. They said to come straight away and performed the tests there and then. We would go out of our way to use them again."

We were more than happy to help this lovely couple and organised for them to visit our office, where we would test Audrey’s electrical appliances, including her television and issue them with a certificate for the new care home. Peter and his wife were extremely appreciative and were a pleasure to assist.


Hospitals, medical centres and dental clinics can pose many unique challenges due to the delicate nature of the business. Medical staff, patients and members of the public are often onsite throughout the day and night. Additionally the sheer size and logistics of the facilities and the presence of sensitive IT and medical equipment require careful planning, the most advanced equipment and expertise.

NHS incubator
“Thank you for carrying out our testing again this year which as always has been really smooth."

Our highly trained engineers have years of experience testing within this type of environment and are professional in their approach, successfully completing testing with efficiency and minimal disruption. For a number of years we have been carrying out testing at facilities with numbers of items ranging from only a handful to well over 53,000 and are methodical in our approach.

D-Drill (Master Drillers) Ltd

D-Drill are the leading, nationwide concrete Diamond Drilling and Sawing experts providing a wide range of services to the Civil and Construction Industries. Due to the harsh nature of their work, we have been testing their electrical equipment every 3 months over the last ten years in the South East, North East, South Yorkshire, North West, West Midlands and Wales through our team of specialist engineers.

The work we do ensures the electrical safety for their workers and the ongoing reliability of their tools. We safety test their 3 phase equipment, 110v tools, 240v appliances and advise on any repairs as required. On testing each item is uniquely identified with a high quality tear proof and waterproof label, a fully itemised report is promptly provided allowing construction site access.

drill safety testing
"We always get a professional proactive response from HT PAT Testing. They notify us when our due date for expiration of testing is drawing near. Due to our working hours the times that we require testing carried out are often unsociable. They arrive as agreed and we would not hesitate to recommend them."

It has been a pleasure working with D-Drill over the last ten years and this is typical of the kind partnership we have with industrial partners, making sure they stay legally compliant, while protecting the welfare of their workers.

Bandai Namco

As a leading innovator in global entertainment, Bandai Namco provide entertainment products and services to bowling alleys and arcades across the whole United Kingdom that are filled with quality games and prize machines. Being constantly used by the public this equipment requires regular checks for electrical safety compliance. They rely on HT PAT Testing do this work quietly and professionally without disturbing their business or customers.

We cover the entire country and help to schedule each location when testing is due, much of the equipment contains sensitive electrical components and our testing ensures this is not damaged during our testing procedures.

bowling arcade safety
"I cannot thank HT PAT Testing and their Team of professional workers enough from “Office to Site” the way they manage our compliance across the Country. Nothing is ever too much trouble for them."

Our engineers always take great pride in the work they carry out on behalf of Bandai Namco, helping to ensure their business continues to thrive, while allowing the nation to have a fun day out in a safe environment.

The Big Eats Co

An established music and food festival catering family business providing a strong customer focused service at many sell out festivals and events which this year included Glastonbury! Every year the Glastonbury music festival attracts over 200,000 people to a five day event in Somerset. Catering for the food needs of so many people is a huge task with fierce competition for their business, so The Big Eats Co supplies mouth-watering slow cooked treats like Cornish Pulled Pork, marinated in a secret dry bbq rub, then slow cooked for over 12 hours in Cornish cider.

Glastonbury festival
"Reminded annually, prompt, efficient and cost effective advice with service unparalleled by any other provider we use. Don’t think twice. Wouldn’t use anybody else." 

HT PAT Testing have been annually testing all of the catering and cooking equipment for Jason at The Big Eats Co for years now since the company was first established. It is essential that the equipment is well maintained for public safety and the health and safety requirements of the event organisers.

Sub Marine Services Ltd

Sub Marine Services are commercial divers, marine contractors and underwater engineers on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They have been carrying out critical underwater work, such as in-water surveys & inspections, underwater repairs and more for over 35 years. Mistakes cost lives, so they don’t cut corners when it comes to the testing of their electrical equipment.

sub marine services
"We have used HT PAT Testing for many years and always found them to be very competent and highly professional. Great communication and prompt issuing of all relevant paperwork; we wouldn’t think of going anywhere else. Highly recommended."

As an ISO 9001 certified company quality matters to Sub Marine Services and we have been providing our portable appliance testing service to their facility in Cornwall for a number of years testing their workshops, offices and boats electrical appliances and equipment.

Schools, Colleges and Universities

We test a very large number of educational facilities up and down the country and the testing ranges from a few items or circuits to well over 30,000 covering all areas including, cleaning equipment, science apparatus, catering equipment, student accommodation and sensitive computer and medical equipment.

school safety pat testing
“Very happy with the service, look forward to working with you again in the future."

Most facilities require testing to be carried out during the school holidays which we are more than happy to accommodate, getting the high volume of work completed on schedule and sending out timely reminders when testing is due again each year.

Landlords & Letting Agents

With government legislation focusing more on safety for residential lettings and much tighter enforcements in place it has never been more important for landlords to ensure that electrical & fire safety are regularly maintained. We have been carrying out a number of our services within rental properties over the past 10 years for many large companies such as Reeds Rains Estate Agents Manchester.

Manchester City
“We've been using HT PAT Testing for several years now. They're extremely dependable with an incredibly competitive rate. The team are always helpful and willing to go the extra mile when booking in work, we would gladly recommend them to any new potential clients."

We assist in liaising with tenants to arrange convenient appointment times or collect keys from the agent as required. Quite often the work is carried out over the weekend’s to meet the tenant’s schedules and requirements.

Hotels & Guest Houses

We regularly carry out EICR testing, PAT testing and fire safety work for hotels, guest houses and camp sites across the country to help ensure the safety of guests and staff alike. Few have a richer history than St Benet’s Abbey Historic House in Lanivet, Cornwall which dates back to the 15th century.

St Benet's abbey
“HT PAT Testing were able to verify every appliance in the property at a convenient time without disturbing our busy schedule or guests."

The current owners operate a very attractive bed & breakfast and we were more than happy to carry out their portable appliance testing this year, so everything is fully compliant to the same high safety standards also expected of modern properties.

As a registered NICEIC contractor, we guarantee that you will be provided with the highest quality service available at an affordable price.

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