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About Us

Ernest West & Beynon was founded in London by Ernest West and Herbert Beynon in 1909. As the refrigeration industry has evolved, Ernest West & Beynon Ltd. has continued to stay at the forefront, developing innovative solutions for clients across multiple sectors.

As a specialist commercial refrigeration company it is still a privately owned independent limited company and was purchased by the present owner’s family in 1939.

Based in Paddock Wood, Kent, we are proud to continue over one hundred years of rich heritage in British innovation and manufacturing.

We strive to provide the best cooling solutions for our clients and can offer highly bespoke systems to meet your needs. Do not hesitate to Contact us to find out how our expertise can support you.

Rich History of Innovation

Ernest West and Beynon have been at the forefront of technological developments throughout the history of refrigeration.

High-quality & Experienced

With long partnerships with clients such as the Ministry of Defence, we bring a wealth of knowledge to every project. No matter how large or small, our experience in design, build and maintenance can deliver systems to meet your requirements.


Europe is leading the way in ensuring a greener future for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. By keeping ahead of F-Gas regulations and legislation, we can guide you to long-lasting energy-efficient solutions.


We are a small, friendly team dedicated to providing a personal touch and the best service possible. Contact us today.