HT PAT Testing

Manchester PAT Testing

Portable Appliance Testing Manchester

The Evolution of PAT Testing in Manchester's Growing Tech Hub

As Manchester solidifies its reputation as a booming tech hub in the UK, the importance of electrical safety in this burgeoning sector becomes increasingly paramount.

Often referred to as the 'Silicon Canal', Manchester is home to a diverse range of startups, established tech giants, and dynamic co-working spaces. It should not be forgotten this tech evolution comes with a growing demand for rigorous electrical safety checks.

The city's tech ecosystem, from the innovative startups in the Northern Quarter to the high-profile tech events in Manchester Central, demands a plethora of electronic equipment.

These devices, be it state-of-the-art computer systems or sophisticated event lighting setups, are prone to wear & tear, and therefore pose safety risks, but can also cause significant financial setbacks due to unforeseen downtimes.

Legal Requirements of PAT Testing

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, mandates that all electrical equipment with the potential to cause injury must be maintained in a safe condition. 

The law sets the requirement, however it doesn't specify how it must be carried out. Professional PAT Testing is generally considered the best way to achieve compliance and it's not just about the safety of staff and clients; it's also about ensuring that insurance requirements are met.

This is where the specialised knowledge of HT PAT Testing becomes invaluable. We guide Manchester's businesses in staying compliant, by offering customised testing intervals based on the specific equipment type and its usage frequency.

Neglecting PAT testing isn't just an oversight; it can result in significant fines, and more crucially, it can jeopardise the safety of both employees and visitors. In a city known for its tech-forward approach, businesses cannot afford such lapses.

What to Expect with HT PAT Testing?

  • Initial Consultation

    Our experts assess your premises to understand the array and volume of electrical devices in use.

  • Planning & Scheduling

    A testing plan is drafted to ensure minimal disruptions to your daily operations.

  • Testing

    Each appliance undergoes a systematic safety check, comprising visual inspections and intricate device internal testing.

  • Labeling

    Devices are labeled post-testing, indicating their safety status and any potential repair needs.

  • Detailed Reporting

    We will provide you with a comprehensive report detailing the health status of each equipment piece.

  • Recommendations

    Our team offers guidance on necessary corrective actions for any identified hazards.

Your Partner in Electrical Safety

As a leading expert in Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) in Manchester, HT PAT Testing ensures that the city's tech devices are not just compliant with the UK's stringent safety regulations but are also optimized for peak performance.

Why Choose HT PAT Testing for Manchester?

  • Specialized Service for Tech Devices

    Our seasoned team is specifically trained in testing tech equipment, from server racks to DJ setups.

  • Flexible Scheduling

    We understand the round-the-clock operations of tech businesses and offer testing schedules that fit seamlessly into your operational hours.

  • Comprehensive Reports

    We provide in-depth insights into the health of your electrical equipment, helping you to strategize on replacements or repairs.

As Manchester's tech scene continues its upward trajectory, ensure that the foundational aspect of electrical safety is well taken care of. Choose HT PAT Testing – the nexus where Manchester's innovation meets unwavering safety.

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What do our clients say?

"Having used HT Pat Testing to do our annual PAT Testing, we found them very helpful and friendly. Everything was arranged via email after receiving a reminder that our certificate was due. They are very professional and conduct the testing quickly with minimal disruption to business.

Adele Brindle

“I hire HT PAT Testing Ltd every year to test all my PA & Lighting equipment for my Wedding Hosting business. They are truly wonderful, cheery, polite, efficient, speedy, reliable, price competitive and a joy to deal with. If I could give them more than 5 Stars, I would!!"

Tom Finkill

Contact us for enquiries in Manchester

HT PAT Testing operates throughout the UK, however our professional engineers in Greater Manchester and nearby work primarily in Manchester, Bolton, Sale, Rochdale, Stockport, Salford, Wigan, Oldham, Bury, Blackburn and Altrincham.

Should you require any additional information or advice regarding our services, please contact us and we will be happy to help. You can either email or telephone using the details below. We will respond to all enquiries as soon as possible.

Freephone – 0800 848 8008

Mobile – 07444 359353


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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