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About Hervé

Proud of our heritage.

Hervé Engineering was founded in 1850 by Louis Hervé. We're proud of our heritage - we started making bathroom taps over 150 years ago – but we move with the times, now running state of the art CNC machines producing precision components.

Five generations of the Hervé family worked in the business until towards the end of 2016 when ownership & day to day management of the business moved to a partnership of Howard Warrington & Michael Lloyd following retirement of Mr. Hervé.

Renowned for accuracy.

Howard and Michael lead a team of highly skilled people, many of whom have been with the company more than fifteen years. The business is focused on the part we play in the manufacturing supply chain. We are proud to supply components to some of the most respected manufacturing organisations.

We are passionate about delivering a first-class product to our customers on-time and to drawing. The company is renowned for accuracy and outstanding customer service. We are registered BS EN ISO 9001:2008 in addition to being a long-standing member of the British Turned Parts Manufacturers Association (BTMA).

The Team

Michael Lloyd

Managing Director

Howard Warrington

Managing Director

Paul Whines

Production Manager

Hazel Jackson

Financial Controller

Matt Menhennet

Production Supervisor

Latest News

Update from Hervé Engineering

Here’s a brief update on some of the things we are working on at Hervé Engineering to continue to improve the service we offer you.

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Investing in UK manufacturing

Hervé Engineering is investing in the latest technology for our customers and our staff. We have just installed a new Star SR-32JII Type B CNC lathe.

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Poppies: Wave

A short walk from our factory, 0.7 miles to be precise, is the installation of Poppies: Wave by artist Paul Cummins & designer Tom Piper. The display is part of the UK-wide tour of the Poppies from the Tower of London and is presented by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and 14-18 NOW.

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A little about the town where we’re based

Located on the Thames Estuary, where the river meets the North Sea, Southend-on-Sea is a town of almost 180,000 people. It has the longest pleasure pier in the World stretching 1.3 miles from the shore to the deeper water in the middle of the estuary.

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Made in the U.K

An opportunity arose last November to buy a company. To run and manage my own business was a long-held ambition of mine. Working with Howard Warrington, a long-time friend and now business partner, we have taken over Hervé Engineering Limited.

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New owners, new website, new approach

All-change at Hervé Engineering – new owners, new website, new approach. After 170 years under the control of the Hervé family, the last incumbent has decided to retire. The business has been bought by Michael Lloyd and myself, Howard Warrington. Both local to the area and have known the family and the company for many years.

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