Leconfield Industrial Estate,


Leading UK manufacturer & supplier of thermometers and measuring devices.

Who we are

Brannan is a leading British manufacturer and supplier of thermometers and measuring devices. Our founder Sydney Brannan created the company back in 1913, when he identified an opportunity in the manufacturing market for the production of glass thermometers. Since then, Brannan has established itself as worldwide distributor to over 130 countries.

We have a broad product portfolio which comprises glass thermometers, pressure gauges, hydrometers, and other related items. Operating across 5 key sectors which are – industrial, scientific, catering, home & garden and medical (including animal health) – Brannan has an enviable reputation for quality, service and innovation.

We are proud to remain a privately owned company, and are committed to British manufacturing from our base in the north west UK. Brannan has one of the most technically advanced commercial temperature and pressure calibration laboratories in the UK, and is continually investing in this area to ensure our products meet the very highest of quality standards.

In today’s ever-changing world Brannan continually looks to develop and grow, and is committed to pursuing innovative and sustainable solutions for the future.

British quality. Sold worldwide.

Located in Cleator Moor on the western fringe of the English Lake District. We supply our extensive range of high quality products to over 180+ countries worldwide.

Our company values

Established in 1913, Brannan are a leading european manufacturer of thermometers, pressure gauges & associated instrumentation products. Our manufacturing facility in England is highly mechanised offering high quality products at competitive prices.


Quality isn’t just about a system, process, standard or certification. Quality is about understanding your requirements and then delivering on our promises. Our commitment to quality is reflected in all that we do.

  • World class supplier
  • UK manufacturing
  • ISO 9001: Quality Management
  • UKAS calibration laboratory
  • 2 year warranty


At Brannan, we embrace social responsibility and sustainability as part of our company mission and we believe that these are important factors for the long-term success of the industry.

  • Value engineering
  • Whole life cost
  • ISO 14001: Environmental Protection
  • Eliminate, re-use, recycle
  • Premium materials, premium quality


Our commitment to responsible business practice is unwavering. At Brannan, we maintain and demand integrity in our interactions with customers, suppliers, and our employees.

  • Brannan QMS
  • Supplier audit
  • Ethical business
  • Continuous improvement
  • International standards


Ensuring reliability as a market leading UK manufacturer is engraved in our company ethos. We have many customer relationships that go back several decades – testament to our integrity and loyalty.

  • Manufacturing since 1913
  • Blue chip customers
  • Family owned
  • EU market leader
  • Worldwide distribution