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Underwoods Electrical Distributors is part of the Underwoods Group and is registered in England No: 544217.
Registered Office: Unit 6, Brunswick Industrial Park, Brunswick Park Road, New Southgate, London, N11 1JL, UK
VAT No: GB 505799810
Underwoods since it was incorporated in 1955 specialise in the supply of automation products which in today’s technology markets includes hardware and software products. Over the years we have been constantly refining and improving the service that we offer to our customers. We can state with a degree of confidence that we understand the needs of our customers as they compete in the control and automation markets of the 21st century.

Throughout our history we have been at the forefront in the implementation of new technologies into the UK marketplace. From relay control and panel products, through the ever-changing world of plc technology to the sensing and safety products of today, Underwoods have been at the forefront of market trends.

Our success for customers and suppliers alike, has been based not only being able to match the customers requirements with the right product, but also ensuring the manufacturer meets the service demands of the customer and his market. In addition to identifying the correct product and solution, we place great store in technically supporting the customer in the pre and post application.

In a world that is constantly changing technically it is important to have a partner who you can rely on to provide cost effective solutions to problems.

We aim to be that partner.


NQA Certification

Underwoods Electrical Distributors has a commitment to Quality and has been operating a Quality Management System since 1994.

The Company endeavours to satisfy or exceed Customer expectation and is committed to a policy of Quality Assurance throughout its activities, ensuring that the service/product quality satisfies the specific contractual obligations of the customers together with the standards of quality specified in BS EN ISO 9001:2015 

In 2009 Underwoods was successful in acquiring registration to BS OHSAS 18001:2007

This is an Occupational Health & Safety Management System that ensures that Underwoods not only complies with all statuary and legal requirements but maintains a highest level of Health & Safety within the company.

The company is individually assessed and registered at each of its distribution branch locations.

If you require a copy of our Certificates, they can be downloaded from the Catalogues Page of this Web site.






Underwoods Group Statement

Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)

EU Directive 2002/95/EC


Underwoods Electrical Distributors Limited are a major distributor of industrial automation and control products and as such does not manufacture or design any product that is sold.

The company does however, wherever possible, source products solely from manufacturers whose production processes do not add or contain the following banned substances as outlined in the RoHS directive:

  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Hexavalent Chromium (CrVI)
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Mercury (Hg)
  • Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB
  • Polybrominated Diphenyls Ethers (PBDE)


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