Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering

Building the future together

Advanced Engineering has been identified as one of the key sectors to attract to Skylon Park. Herefordshire based companies are prominent in a wide range of areas, including advanced materials, manufacturing technologies and processes. Businesses operating within this high growth sector would be perfectly placed at Skylon Park. Advanced Technology has strong links to the defence and security sector. Bringing these businesses together on Skylon Park will bring many benefits to all.

Niche businesses in this sector already located in the county include Special Metal Wiggins, Denco, ETL Systems, HR Smith Group and Allpay.


Case Study


allpay Ltd is a market leader in payment solutions in the UK.  Based in Herefordshire since 1996 its core business concentrates on providing bill payment services and offers an end-to-end manufacturing, card and pin personalisation for a range of products, they currently handle £4 billion a year across 47 million transactions.

“As a business allpay could operate from anywhere but it’s exciting to work in a corporate environment in a beautiful location.  The balance is really good and I genuinely get up in the morning enthused and excited to get to work” says Stephen Foulger, Head of Human Resources at allpay.  “There is a very strong impression of everyone working really hard to promote and develop Herefordshire as a place to do business”