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Below is a list of Design and Technology suppliers in the UK recommended by members of W.A.T.T. If you would like to suggest a supplier please email WATT@teacher.com the company name, location, email or website and your name and country. The supplier will then join a list of suppliers from the same country. The UK list is displayed below, although when this site becomes fully operational users will be able to select the country of choice and then view its list of suppliers.

       
       
COMPANY LOCATION EMAIL ADDRESS/WEBSITE RECOMENDED BY
Porters of Selby

Comprehensive range of woods

UK

www.craftpak.co.uk  
Polyfab and Formings Ltd

Comprehensive range of high impact polystyrene and plastics for schools.

UK

Polyfab and Formings,

Unit 3,

Hindley Green Business Park,

Leigh Road,

Hindley Green,

Wigan.

WN2 4TN

Tel: 01942 523617

E. Durkan

 

 

 

AUSTRALIA

PO Box 417
Palm Beach
QLD 4221
mobile:  0415 664 838
office:    07 55 22 6581
website:      http://www.1300BeOnGuard.com
Bruce Lewis

www.chestermachinetools.com

At Chester Machine Tools we supply a large range of machines, from the very small desktop Lathes and Mills to the large Industrial Lathes and Milling Machines.  We naturally  sell a complete line of accessories to complement our range of lathes and products. www.chestermachinetools.com

Chris O'Hare

Chester UK LTD

Tools for Schools

www.tilgear.info

TILGEAR has been serving tradesmen for over 40 years and the Education and Training sector for over 20 years.
We understand your needs and our policy continues to be one of selling top quality tools at the best possible prices.
We are constantly searching out and assessing new and alternative products from around the world.
www.tilgear.info

Andrew Tilbrook

Tools for Schools


www.quicklinksystems.com
We are an established provider of Design and Technology electronics teaching and learning systems for secondary schools. We specialise in supporting schools deliver electronics in a less prescriptive way to assist creativity and autonomous learning.  Our modular software and patented hardware systems can be found at:

www.quicklinksystems.com

www.quicklinksystems.com Quinn Gardener QuickLink Systems
European Education Consultants Ltd. On-line Health and Safety Management Suite.

European Education Consultants Ltd. On-line Health and Safety Management Suite
The World Association of Technology Teachers does not recommend this website for Health and Safety or Risk Assessments   NOT RECOMMENDED
K&M

Wholesale specialist technology suppliers.

UK

K&M Wholesale Suppliers,

Unit 24, Lion Park,

Holbrook Industrial Estate,

New Street, Halfway,

Sheffield, S20 3GH

Tel: 01142 474733

Fax: 01142 475335

 


FOCUS EDUCATIONAL

www.focuseducational.com
UK Focus Educational Software Ltd, a leading UK publisher of Primary and Secondary eLearning resources for Design Technology and Science.

Focus Educational Software Ltd, 45 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2NS
David Hodge
LJ CREATE

www.ljcreate.com/engineering

Supply an ICT - based programme called ScanTEK

UK

LJ Group,

Francis Way,

Bowthorpe Industrial Estate,

Norwich,

NR5 9JA

Tel: +44 (0)1603 748001

Fax: +44 (0)1603 746340

 

Our ScanTEK programme is an innovative ICT-based series of teaching and learning resources specifically designed to enhance the delivery of post-14 vocational courses in engineering and technology.  It is comprised of a rich mixture of HTML-based learning materials, practical hands-on activities, problem-solving and design-and-make activities.  The programme can be used within our Managed Learning Environment, providing continuous assessment and feedback on your student's performance.

 
You can see a sample of the HTML content on our website, using the following link: http://www.ljgroup.com/Minisites/Lockstep/index.asp
DEKKO

UK polypropylene products for design and technology ranging from files, folios and presentation products

UK

www.d3kko.com  
Matrix Multimedia Ltd

Suppliers of DT equipment to schools

UK

www.matrixmultimedia.co.uk

The Factory,

23 Emscote Street South,

Halifax,

HX1 3AN

 

Tel: 0870 700 1831

Fax: 0870 700 1832

 
Possytronics

Specialising in electronics - mainly smart materials for design and technology.
UK www.possytronics.co.uk
sales@possytronics.co.uk (request a catalogue)
Tel 0191 5191725
Fax 01915196612
Mr. A Sayers
head of D&T
BISHOPSGARTH SCHOOL
www.robot.org.uk

A site listing suppliers of components for making robots and similar mechanisms. Lists of practical robot building books, magazines and CD ROMs.

UK

www.robot.org.uk Professor Martin Smith
Special Crafts Ltd

Vast range of equipment and materials.

UK

www.speccrafts.co.uk  
Teacherfriendlydesigns

Casting patterns for school projects for KS3 and KS4. By a former Design and Technology teacher.

UK

www.teacherfriendlydesigns.co.uk Graham Ryder
Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation

Large range of equipment including design technology.

UK

www.ypo.co.uk  
TEP

Technology educational supplies and guidance.

UK

www.tep.org.uk  
Birchfield

Educational software company that supplies UK schools - titles that cover the curriculum.

Cardiff, UK

http://www.birchfield.co.uk

E-mail: info@birchfield.co.uk

 

Liz Owen

Marketing Manager

Moderns design and Craft

Craft and graphics supplies

UK

www.modernss.com  
Sea White of Brighton

Folders, mounting boards, quality paper etc.

UK

www.seawhite.co.uk  
Hindleys Ltd

Design and Technology supplies

UK

www.hindleys.com  
Kitronik

 

Kitronik specialise in interesting electronic project kits for KS3 / KS4 design & technology lessons.
These educational kits are developed by our team of in house engineers specifically for the secondary school market..

UK

www.kitronik.co.uk  

 KHResources Ltd

Specialising in the design and supply of D&T materials and kits.  We supply low voltage lighting components, which allow pupils/students to safely design a functional lamp and lighting designs, without the worry of working with mains electricity and all the PAT testing requirements needed for health and safety requirements.

Suppliers of systems and control kits, which allow students to use a series of readily available tools to construct a programmable two wheeled buggy. These items are primarily sold through catalogues such as Technology Supplies and TEP, but they are also available direct to schools/colleges etc.

UK

 

P.O.Box 161

Stockport

Cheshire

SK12 1WE

07752 107235

 

http://www.khresources.com

info@khresources.com

Kevin Hicks
British Thornton

Educational Furniture

UK

www.british-thornton.co.uk  
Specialised Woodworking

Workbenches, tool/storage, cupboards and project tables

UK

www.specialisedwoodwork.co.uk

Unit 10, Ashton Industrial Estate,

Ashton Road,

Nuneaton.

CV11 5EL

 
B & Q

Tools, equipment and materials

UK

www.diy.com  
Technology Supplies Ltd

Design and Technology equipment

UK

www.technologysupplies.co.uk  
Metex (Darwen) Ltd

Protective clothing

UK

www.metexdarwen.co.uk  
Denfords

Range of CNC equipment

UK

www.denford.co.uk  
Boxfords

Range of CNC equipment

UK

www.boxford.co.uk  
Commotion Technology

CAD/CAM, Computer Control

UK

www.commotiongroup.co.uk  

Surgrave

 

Design and Technology

Equipment Supplies

UK

www.cadineducation.com

Unit 4 Faraday Close,

Pattinson Industrial Estate,

Washington,

Tyne & Wear.

NE38 8QL

 
Economatics

PICs, smart boxes and control modules

UK

www.economatics.co.uk  
Revolution Education Ltd

Systems and Control Equipment including Picaxe Microcontrollers

UK

Revolution Education Ltd,

4 Ild Diary Business Centre,

Melcombe Road,

Bath,

BA2 3LR

Tel  +44 (0)1225 340563

Fax  +44 (0)1225 340564

www.rev-ed.co.uk

Richard Harris

W.A.T.T.

Advisor

Surgrave

Industrial CNC Machines for Education

UK

www.cadineducation.com  
Unimatics

Range of CNC equipment

UK

www.unimatic.com  
Misco

Computers and supplies

UK

www.misco.co.uk  
Rapid Electronics Limited

Electronic components, design and technology, science and primary products.

UK

Leading supplier of DT electronics products to Schools, Colleges and Universities within the UK.

Rapid

Severalls Lane,

Colchester,

Essex,

C04 5JS

Tel: 01206 751166

Fax: 01206 751188

 

www.rapidonline

 

 
RS Components

Electronic components

UK

www.rs-components.com  
Tools for Schools

Design and Technology supplies

UK

Tools for Schools,

Tilgear,

Freepost,

NW5014,

Potters Bar,

Herts,

EN6 4BR

 
AVP

Educational software

UK

www.avp.co.uk  
BBC

Video resources, revision guides.

UK

www.bbc.co.uk/schools  
Channel 4

Video resources

 

UK

www.channel4.com  
Letts

Revision guides

UK

www.letts-education.com  
Nelson-Thornes

Revision guides/books

UK

www.nelsonthornes.com  
Archpoint Engineering

Workshop Maintenance and Health and Safety Audits

UK

Archpoint Engineering

Unit 4,

Portland Industrial Centre,

Portland Centre,

Bury,

Lancashire.

BL9 6EY

TEL: 0161 761 5827

 
Solid Solutions

A technology, sales and information site on moulding and casting materials ranging from silicone rubbers, resins, plasters, latex rubbers, low melt metals and lots more.

Australia

www.solidsolutions.com.au

 

 
 
 

 
 

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