Cammell Laird
About Us

About Us

Cammell Laird is one of the most famous names in British industry.

The company was founded in 1828 and is based on the River Mersey in the Liverpool City Region on the west coast of Britain. The company’s Birkenhead site expands across 130 acres and includes four dry docks, a large modular construction hall and extensive covered workshops. It is also at the centre of a marine and engineering cluster with easy access to support services classification societies and port state authorities.

Today the company is rapidly expanding as a cutting edge engineering services specialist. Its highly skilled workforce and extensive world class facilities are used to support a broad range of sectors and projects.

Cammell Laird has continued to develop its capability in the marine sector, and is a world leader specialising in military ship refit, commercial ship repair, upgrade and conversion and shipbuilding.

The business is further active in the industrial services and energy sector. It has become a hub of the off shore wind industry seeing major investment in its port side infrastructure and facilities. The company is also working in the civil nuclear sector where it has built upon it’s core engineering strengths, to demonstrate how its modular construction facility can deliver optimised solutions for the planned new nuclear new power plants across the UK and Europe. The company has further recognised the benefits of modular construction and delivery techniques for the nuclear decommissioning sector. In addition the firm can offer its services to the off shore oil and gas sector, the petrochemical industry and a wide range sectors requiring of engineering and heavy fabrication work.

All of the activities that the company conducts are underpinned by a comprehensive and accredited Health and Safety System OHSAS 18001:2007. Quality Management Systems are operated in accordance with ISO9001:2008, and Environmental Management System 14001:2004, and with site security being Department of Transport ISPS compliant.