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Whisky Distilleries/Breweries

Whisky Distilleries/BreweriesWhisky Distilleries/Breweries

From the latest craft beer brands looking at expanding to the Malt Whisky Distilleries spread across the UK, at HF Group, we provide a complete contractor service for breweries and whisky distilleries alike who are looking to lay the foundations for a new production facility, expanding an existing site or rebuilding and refreshing their existing infrastructure.

With our range of Mechanical, Electrical, Controls and Safety Divisions, we can provide a complete service for all of your needs.

When it is time to grow your drinks brand, selecting a contractor for the job is one that has to be taken early. By choosing HF Group for your brewery or distillery contract work, you are able to tap into a company truly connected in every sense of the word.

We occupy an unprecedented position in industry across the UK. We have diversified and developed abreast of industry advancements and have grown into a group of world-class companies leading the way in next-generation technologies; and all with a family continuity at management level which is rarely seen. With senior-level hands-on management from initial planning to final handover, and with the opportunity to tap into a wide range of varied services and associated consultants with a skills base and command of technologies which are second to none. Working with HF Group is more than just another service contractor.

New Brewery/Distillery Set Ups

From the installation and set up of high end distilling machinery to the fire and security systems required to monitor them. All controlled through customised control systems designed to your needs. Our Mechanical Division can install ventilation, plumbing, heating and refrigeration systems for the manufacturing and storage of ingredients and production line produce.

Maintenance & Monitoring

As with so many areas of the food & drink production sector, breweries and distilleries both require the use of explosive substances. This means that Fire & Security is a must within all production sites. At HF Group, our fire and security division can install gas suppressant systems and sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, conduct annual extinguisher checks and provide on site fire training and install emergency fire systems. All protected by a 24/7 call out service.

Our Fire & Security Services are backed up with NSI NACOSS Gold and NSI Fire Gold accreditation so that HF Fire & Security can operate to the highest possible industry standard and guidelines across the UK. Combining this with the in house knowledge and service level capabilities means that trusting HF Fire & Security can take care of all your fire and security services throughout the year and throughout the country.

Control System Design & Integration

Our Automated Controls Division can assess and gain a full understanding of your brewery or distillery requirements with in depth communication, site surveys and URS (User Requirement Specification) documentation. Any control system work will take into consideration;

  • Hardwired or PLC controlled
  • Control Philosophy
  • Local/In House Specifications
  • Operating Environment
  • Budget
  • Certifications
  • CE
  • EN60204-1:2006
  • EN60439
  • DNV

We have manufactured and supplied control systems for a wide range of Food & Drink industries along with some of the most well known Whisky Distilleries in Scotland.

We understand how important reliability, production uptime and long-term sustainability are to you. If you need to quickly configure and install automation solutions, and maintain them over a significant period of time, we can help.


If you would like to know more about our range of contracting services for the Food & Drink sector and specialist work for Breweries and Whisky Distilleries in the UK, please contact us today.

Related services we offer

HF Electrical provides a catalogue of Installations we can offer ranging from refurbishments to full install on both a commercial and industrial aspect. All works can include just electrical work or we can provide a wider range for ease of the client by providing both Mechanical install and Fire & security.


Failure of any electrical switchgear can cause death, serious injury and major damage. If your premises have HV switchgear that you own or operate it is important that the system is properly maintained and serviced to help reduce the risk of accidents.


HF Electrical can offer our clients using the latest Energy Analyser test equipment the chance to monitor their usage over a set period of time. The duration of monitoring can be set to any length of time required by you the client. We can offer the data either through electronic communications or by memory stick to view.


Water cost reduction surveys and contracts is a key part of HF Groups Mechanical Services. The supply of water in the UK has always been a tightly regulated marketplace which means that there is the misconception that there is very little savings to be made. We are strengthening our Water cost reduction surveys and contracts services to ensure that we exceed the demands placed on us from customers looking to make savings from their existing suppliers.


HF Group Mechanical Services team of engineers specialise in the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a huge range of ventilation systems for use in domestic, commercial and industrial application.


HF Air conditioning and Refrigeration have extensive experience with Air Conditioning Refrigeration installations of all sizes; Ranging from small wall mounted split systems to large scale VRV systems.


HF Fire and Security Services cover all aspects of fire alarm systems from the initial design and installation right up to maintenance of the system. We provide full certification at the end of all works for better piece of mind.


HF Fire and Security cover all aspects of emergency lighting systems. From the initial design and installation right up to the maintenance of the system.


HF Fire and Security provide 24/7 monitoring cover for your business. We offer customisable client specific requirements that fit with what you define as paramount to your business and its security.


At HF Fire and Security we can offer both on-site fire training and at our HF Glasgow Office. Our training covers both staff and warden fire training and our classroom training includes hands on discharging of fire extinguishers. With NSI gold accreditation, HF Fire and Security operate to the highest possible industry standard and guidelines. Combine this with the in house knowledge and service level capabilities means that trusting HF to take care of all your fire and security needs should be a very easy decision.


Gas Suppression Systems are most commonly used for computer rooms, data centres and specialist manufacturing facilities. At HF Fire and Security we offer a comprehensive gas suppression system maintenance program operating to the highest standards.


HF Fire & Security can support you and your workplace through all encompassing maintenance agreements. This ensures that every discipline within the building is receiving regular maintenance as well as providing full certification on all works carried out on site.


HF Automated Controls offers a bespoke software programming design service so that your needs are met in a bespoke and tailored package.


If your business is looking to integrate a new plant extension or significant upgrade to an existing plant/site then HF Automated Controls Integration Works Service may be exactly what you have been looking for. Our team can integrate plant extensions or upgrades to existing facilities while minimising downtime for client operations.


With any facility upgrade or expansion, the installation work required can be a challenge. However with HF Automated Controls, our team can work on a supervisory role or complete the works entirely. Our installation teams have worked on sites across the world and our knowledgeable personnel can offer support to clients on sites during the installation works.


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