Our History

Established in 1972, Tom Parker Ltd is a family-run distribution company. With branches in Preston and Basingstoke, we are perfectly equipped to serve the fluid power requirements of the whole of the UK. Tom Parker Ltd provides a comprehensive range of products, combined with superior levels of service – making us the name to trust in Pneumatics and Hydraulics.

Next year 2022 will be a very special year for us as we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary. We are immensely proud to remain a family run business and of earning and maintaining our place as one of the leading fluid power distribution companies in the UK.

 

Our People

Many of our team have been with the company and working in this industry for a long period of time. Our Internal Technical Support Team and External Area Sales Managers have extensive experience and training, which enables them to provide advice
when needed.

 

Our Exclusive & Market Leading Brands

Our focus has always been on supplying innovative, high quality, competitively priced product ranges. We now offer more than 80 brands and application solutions that span the whole fluid power market.

 

Our Northern & Southern Locations

With our HQ situated in the North West of England (Preston, Lancashire) and our second branch located in the South (Basingstoke, Hampshire), we can ensure a quick and reliable supply network to the entire UK.

 

Our Trade Counters, Hose Assembly & Testing Facilities

Both premises have stocked retail units, engineers and on-site workshops where we can design, certify and test pneumatic hose assemblies up to 500 psi, hydraulic hose assemblies up to 30,000 psi.

HYDRAULIC HOSE ASSEMBLY CAPABILITIES

• Trained and certified expert team
• On-site facility
• BFPA Certified and Approved: Hose Assembly Scheme

 

HYDRAULIC HOSE ASSEMBLIES

• Hose assemblies up to 1” 1SN, 2SN and 4SP
• Smooth bore hose assemblies with stainless steel over braided up to 1”
• Convoluted PTFE hose assemblies with stainless steel over braided hose up to 1”

 

PRESSURE TESTING

• In house static pneumatic pressure test capacity of up to 600 psi
• In house hydrostatic pressure testing up to 10,000 psi

 

BESPOKE TWIN BREAKER ASSEMBLIES

• ½” twin breaker assemblies to catalogued lengths
• Bespoke variants to customers’ specifications – can be set to standard part number for re-ordering

 

PNEUMATIC LOW PRESSURE HOSE ASSEMBLIES

• Wide range of low pressure hose assembly options including braided rubbers, PVC and PU
• Single line assembly with 8 jaw pallet crimped ends up to complicated umbilical multi line configurations
• Produced to internal standards*
• Within the facility we have the capability to individually shrink wrap all hose assemblies as well as mark, engrave label as required

 

BESPOKE AIR PREPARATION SETS

We also assemble air prep sets to customers’ specifications.

*All crimp settings have been validated through a series of in-house tests including a static pneumatic pressure test and a tensile pull test to verify the integrity of the crimp. This pull test requirement was developed from the en139 breathing air specification and requirement and has been adopted where possible across all hose configurations as a minimum.

 

Carefully Selected Products

Produced biennially, our new catalogue will launch in January 2022. Core and market leading brands include Aignep, Cejn, CPC (Colder Products Company), CDC Pneumatics, Master Pneumatic, E.MC, John Guest, Festo, Fitok, Sicomat and Camozzi.

 

Our Stock Levels, Same Day Despatch & Flexible Delivery

Our highly stocked warehouses enable us to provide a variety of delivery options (complete with tracking details) which include next day delivery before 9 am on stock items, Saturday morning delivery and no minimum order charge.

 

Our Customers' Come First

We regularly review our systems, product offering and services to ensure we keep evolving and are where we plan to be in the future. Our entire team are committed to providing a first class service to all our valued customers.

 

Our Supporting Credentials

Proud to be members of the BFPDA; we are also independently assessed by the BSI and accredited to BS EN ISO 9001:2015. Close relationships with our suppliers also mean that we can solve the most challenging of problems. Call today to see how we can help.



What can we do for you ?

  • Fast Delivery

    The majority of items are despatched on the day of purchase. We provide a reliable email delivery confirmation service via FedEx. When you place an order with us, FedEx will email you the details of delivery, with the opportunity for tracking your shipment.

  • Shop Online 24/7

    Why not register an online account on our website? This will enable you to purchase what you need, no matter what time of day or night or where you are located. Just click on “register” in the top right hand corner and fill in the simple form. List price discounts will also show up online, as and when they are issued to you. When logged in, you will also be able to see live stock figures and all of our current, exclusive special offers.

  • Best Quality

    We always endeavour to source the highest quality products on the market, throughout the world and provide them to customers at the most competitive prices. We are constantly alert to new product lines that are introduced to the market and have access to futuristic, ground-breaking stock. With the most sought after ranges at our fingertips and close connections with the leading suppliers in the pneumatic and hydraulic industry, we can cater for your every need.