About Us

How can B Conway’s help me?

We can help you to evaluate your requirements and spec the correct equipment needed to do the job.

What about any health and safety paperwork?

B Conway Group supply all the relevant paperwork needed to ensure the end user complies with the current health and safety laws.

Why should I choose to use B Conway’s as my service provider?

B Conway Group is an established company spanning over 40 years in the fork lift and tail lift industries, we understand our customers needs which very quickly enables us to become a trustworthy and reliable part of your team!

Company Background

In 1972 Bernard Conway established a company called B Conway Mechanical Handling Ltd in Rochdale concentrating on manual and electrical fork lift trucks.

In 1980 B Conway Tail Lifts Ltd was established steadily growing into one of the Northwest’s leading suppliers of moving tail lifts and mechanical handling products.

Over the years both companies have expanded their services to but not exclusive to Tail lift and Shutter door repairs, Tail lift servicing and weight testing, LOLER Inspections including moving floors in trailers, sales of new parts and new/used Tail lifts. Repair, servicing and hire of Gas, Diesel or electric fork lift trucks, new and/or reconditioned hand pallet trucks, pedestrian forklift trucks, and counter balance trucks as well as being able to design and build fork lift trucks and tail lifts to the end users specifications.

In 1998 the day to day running of each company was passed to Bernard’s two sons Andrew and Michael who have rose to the challenge of an ever changing market and are expanding both companies further in their fields.

B Conway Tail Lifts are able to offer a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week break down cover on or off site any where in the country. All work undertaken by either company follows the government health and safety legislation set out by LOLER and PUWER, this ensures all vehicles meet strict required regulation guaranteeing quality of workmanship.

2006 has been a very active year for both companies. B Conway Mechanical Handling has been awarded one of only 5 dealerships in the UK with a major international manufacturing company called Pramac Group. Pramac Group is a worldwide organisation who manufactures Material Handling equipment.

Also in 2006 both B Conway Tail Lifts and B Conway Mechanical Handling commenced trading under the collective name of The B Conway Group.

To date The B Conway Group have 12 mobile engineers, 4 service department controllers, 3 mobile part delivery personnel and two spare part controllers waiting to cater for your every need. The B Conway Group believe in being able to cope with the pressure caused by equipment malfunctions delivering speed, service, quality and help to each end user thus working together to reach their goals.


ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organisation:

  • Demonstrates its ability to consistently provide products that meet client requirements and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Aims to enhance client satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to client and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

All requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are intended to be applicable to all organizations, regardless of type, size and product provided.

Learn more about ISO 9001 standards.


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