About Us

Hawksley is a long established business with a tradition of producing well-engineered, dependable products at very competitive prices.

Established in Oxford Street London in 1869 by Charles Hawksley the Company was bought in the 1930s by the renowned US business William Baum and began making precision blood pressure measuring equipment.

In the 1950s it began an advanced programme of ultra centrifuge development with Beckmann of the US. Out of this came the original Hawksley Haematospin 1400, which set the standard for Micro Haematocrit centrifuges for decades after.

Maurice Gale and Rupert Robin, who bought the Company in 2003, are two professional engineers who work full time in the business. It is their aim to maintain Hawksley’s long-standing traditions of always responding to our customers needs and offering high quality, technically advanced products at the best possible value in the marketplace. Please call or email us using the details found on the "Contact Us" page if we can assist you in any way.