Spence Engineering


Name: Spence Engineering
Location: Hillsborough
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 80,312.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Lagan Rural Partnership
Duration: 31/05/2012 - 30/09/2013
Telephone: 028 92 682 435


In order to continue to expand their current customer base and range of products / services, the ongoing expansion of Spence Engineering requires investment in new production and manufacturing capital. Therefore they successfully applied to Lagan Rural Partnership for grant assistance.


Spence Engineering is a family run business founded in 1961 and located outside Hillsborough. They manufacture high quality excavator buckets for machines ranging from 1 to 75 tons and excavator related equipment. The business is committed to providing a high standard of product quality and customer service together with delivery and emergency back-up, supplying markets throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.


The applicant received funding for the following

  • Manual Turret Milling Machine
  • Equipment for their Mobile Workshop
  • Profile Plasma Burner