About us

About A R Twigg & Son Ltd

Leading UK Manufacturer of Funeral and Mortuary Equipment

A R Twigg & Son was established in 1956 and is a highly respected UK manufacturer of Biers, Lifting Gear and Storage Systems for Funeral Directors, Hospitals and Crematoria.

With Headquarters based in Thatcham Berkshire, we manufacture and supply our own range of products across the UK and to the Irish Republic and have also exported to many other countries including Hong Kong, South Africa, Australia and Holland.

The company is owned and run by the same management team responsible for J&J Maintenance Services – the industry’s best known name for repair and servicing of all funeral and mortuary equipment.

A R Twigg & Son have served the Mortuary and Funeral sectors for over 60 years. Our product line comprises:

  • Trolleys - Electro and Manual
  • Universal Loaders and Compact Lifters
  • Wide range of Biers
  • Hoists
  • Storage Racking and Stands
  • Accessories

To get the best from your A R Twigg equipment we recommend regular servicing and use of only genuine parts manufactured by ourselves in the UK. We always recommend our customers use our sister company J&J Maintenance for all Twigg product service requirements as well as servicing and repair of other manufacturers' equipment. To see the J&J Maintenance website: Click Here!

We specialise in making quality products in the UK that are value for money - but are also designed to be very robust and safe. We one of the few manufacturers that offer heavy duty trolleys with SWL of 450kgs (70 stone) on all models, together with being currently the only manufacturer who has CE safety certification and Anti-Bacterial coatings – again on all models. We genuinely try harder.

We deliver high quality products sensibly priced, together with excellent customer service. Our maxim is: “Better Built at Affordable Prices”

Important Info

NHS Approved Supplier

We have supplied the NHS for many years.

National Association of Funeral Directors - Supplier Member

NAFD is independent organisation and welcome members from right across the spectrum of the industry.

All our products are proudly made in the UK

All our products are designed and built at our factory in Berkshire. We deliver traditional Great British engineering!

Our Products are CE certified

Our products are built to the highest standards and we offer a 3 year Return To Base (RTB) warranty on all products covering any defect in regard to manufacturing.

We accept all the usual credit cards

We can also organise other forms of finance. Please call for details.

Our  Team

Why Choose Us

Unlike our competitors we offer a three year Return To Base (RTB) warranty.
We design and build all our own products in Thatcham Berkshire. In the last 3 years we have greatly expanded our range and introduced many innovations.
Besides being excellent value – our products will last & last and give you reliable service over many years.
We build better products at affordable prices.
Virtually every product can be manufactured to your required sizes to exactly fit your premises. We have a great track record in solving problems for FDs and mortuaries.
We offer full mobile engineering backup & service as well as comprehensive Manufacturer's spare parts. J&J Maintenance and A R Twigg are the only companies with access to real A R Twigg spare parts.
In Business & Trusted for over 60 Years

A UK Manufacturing Success Story

With an impressive reputation for high quality products A R Twigg & Son has been in business for over sixty years. Fresh ideas, new designs and clever innovations over the the last 3 years have built on the previous foundations for even greater success.

Why we keep our customers

Great Customer Service
We pride ourselves in being approachable and always ready to help our customers - while offering the highest professional standards.
Quality and Safety
Our products are built in the UK with the knowledge that they are constructed to the highest standards are CE safety approved and their quality and will not let us or our customers down.
We provide products and services at sensible prices that reflect the quality of our products and services while ensuring our customers get true value.