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Welcome to The Direct Group

Working with some of the best technicians in the UK across steering hydraulics, braking, machining and fabrication we are able to use our professional engineering capabilities to present our unique range of integrated products and services.

Specialist Parts

As the Senior Partner of the Direct Group of Cheddleton in Staffordshire, we feel that Direct Parts Limited has firmly established itself as the number one supplier of Power Steering and Hydraulic fan equipment.

Since our conception in 1993 the product range has further extended itself to include front axles, rear axles, calipers, compressors, steering columns and linkages. Direct Parts Ltd provides nationwide coverage to all of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, from our centrally based operation near Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire.

The company’s customer base includes National, Regional, Independent Bus & Coach operators. Further acknowledgement of this market leading product range is the fact that Original Vehicle Manufacturers onward supply the Direct Parts range further endorsing our portfolio within the UK and beyond. HGV and 4×4 are also included.

The depth of our product range calls on all the companies within the group, machined parts from Direct Development Engineering, new infill of pumps and motors from Direct Limited and finally proving out our product with the technical input and specialist testing equipment from Direct Hydraulic Services.

All companies within the group are registered to the ISO9001 certification.

  • The extensive diversity of the vast range of service exchange Power Steering is a true master class in engineering to OE or above standard.
  • Hydraulic fan equipment needs that special expertise to ensure every unit meets the exacting standards laid down by our discerning blue chip customer base.
  • Extensive research and stringent testing is an everyday company practice to ensure all calipers are produced to the highest standards.
  • Careful selection of third party supplied parts and continued training to the “Best of Practises” standards are laid down to ensure our vehicle air compressors produce the results you are looking for.
  • The All makes front axle program is already a market leader. The careful attention to detail and the methods adopted ensure every axle is to the highest standard. The Direct produced axle saves downtime and with a substantial financial advantage.

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Technology & Skills

Direct Limited provides a one stop solution for all your hydraulic requirements. The company has forged strong relationships with premium world-wide suppliers and can therefore offer an extensive range of technically advanced quality and affordable products.

As a company we endeavour to utilise our full potential offering a service second to none with its comprehensive remanufacturing program combined with a worldwide track a part system. Also growing up in the industry with its formal training keeps Direct Limited at the forefront of hydraulic excellence, which has ensured our full penetration in an ever-increasing market sector.

  • Offshore
  • Rail
  • Industrial
  • Defence
  • Marine
  • Just to name a few …

Direct Limited has the technology and skills not only to supply, but also to provide new solutions for old recurring problems with the use of our technically advanced equipment and team. We aspire to offer and to continue to offer a reliable, prestigious and friendly service reducing downtime with a fast and efficient supply solution for your hydraulic needs.

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Hydraulic Services

Direct Hydraulic Services Limited was born out of the need to give a cutting edge service in Hydraulic Engineering to a multitude of Business Sectors within the M6 corridor. We are already established showing that this was a wise decision in the following:

  • Waste Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Power Plants
  • Transport
  • Theme Parks
  • Materials handling
  • Off Highway
  • Agricultural
  • Local Authorities
  • Quarrying

In many ways Hydraulic Services does not fully describe the full functionality and range of skills at hand – “Total Service Engineering” would be more accurate. This multi-talented company calls also for a full hands on approach from the rest of the Direct Group. Combining the technical excellence in Hydraulic Services with impressive Service levels enables Direct Hydraulic Services to tackle the most discerning challenges. Customers must step forward at a new pace and this is why we offer a different service. NOT just to fix but improve and enhance the features. The team led by experts are left in no doubt of how to build that special relationship with each and every customer. It’s simple GREAT JOB DONE! Offering:

  • new and the remanufacture pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders
  • new and the repair hydraulic power packs
  • provide and install hydraulic pumps, motor, valves, filters, pipes, fluids and control systems
  • full installation of new systems

We offer a free no obligation estimate and quotation for all Hydraulic components stripped down at our factory in Cheddleton. A free on site survey at your premises prior to quotation for any potential work. We offer you the best cost effective solution. This worldwide network of OEM and replacement component suppliers, have been selected to further our goal of Total Customer Satisfaction.

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Development Engineering

Direct Development Engineering Ltd – a supplier of Precision Machining Services and a manufacturer of general engineering components. Operating from a centrally positioned factory within the groups other operating sites.

Customer services

In today’s fast moving market we at Direct Development Engineering know that customer service is vital so we offer:

  • Fast accurate and highly competitive quotes
  • Special volume pricing
  • Engineering support
  • Development support through our comprehensive computer aided design (CAD)
  • Quick and easy order processing
  • Understanding customers break-down situations
  • Delivery and collection via our own transport

As specialists in the manufacture of all kinds of engineering components a wide and varied customer base is catered for, which includes:

  • Hydraulic related components
  • Cylinders
  • Pneumatic products
  • Jigs
  • Fixtures
  • One offs to batch work
  • Highways and Railways
  • Food Industry etc…
  • Direct Development Engineering have the scope to be able to problem solve with prototypes or to batch work.

Precision Machining Services which include:

  • CNC
  • Machine
  • Turn
  • Mill
  • Grind
  • Coded Welders
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design)

All of which is supervised under a Quality Management System.

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