FT Refrigeration Ltd. was established by Engr. Fred Thomson in 1987 as a service company to the refrigeration and process cooling industries. Since then the company has developed and provided service and equipment for several thousand clients.

As a leading UK based provider of onsite emergency service, the company has grown to be a specialist in ultra-low temperature refrigeration, critical process cooling, focusing on time-sensitive production environments. The company’s diverse client base includes optical coating companies, manufacturers of bank notes, food manufacturing, pharmaceutical and fine chemical manufacturers. Servicing clients from Ghana to Slovenia, their service operations are based in Stockport, Cheshire, UK.

We deal with all types of commercial and industrial refrigeration, cold stores, water chilling, process cooling, cooling towers, dry air and adiabatic coolers, air conditioning, ductwork, pipework, humidity control and acoustical solutions.

From 1995, the company has been run and managed by Chartered Engr. William Thompson. There are also 2 of his brothers who take part in developing the company: Philip Thomson and Charles Thompson.

As a leading provider of onsite emergency service, our company has grown to be a leading supplier within the process cooling and heating industry, of machinery for any industrial purpose.

We offer design, sales, full turn-key installation, service, and planned preventative maintenance.

We can manufacture to the following recognised design codes and standards PED, CENELEC, EN 378, API, BASEEFA, Tema R, ASME VIII, additional certification is also available eg Lloyds, TUV.

Our installation meet BREEAM standards.

We are the sole UK and Eire distributors for Industrial Frigo equipment.

FT Refrigeration won the National ACR award for the Best Commercial project in 2014 for Hydrocarbon chillers at the Co-Op head office in Manchester.


William Thompson (left) being presented with the award at Birmingham Town Hall – 15th May 2014

Warners. ACR Awards 2014 Town Hall, Birmingham, Thursday 15 May 2014

Warners. ACR Awards 2014
Town Hall, Birmingham, Thursday 15 May 2014

Our goal is to project and deliver the most technically intelligent solutions, to make our clients benefits not only from technical advantages but also to save their money with our energy cost saving  innovations. We also provide long lasting after warranty maintenance as we wish our clients benefit from their investments as long as possible.

Our cooling and heating engineering projects deploy forward the most efficient energy saving projects, that accomplishes safe and healthy environment making the world the better place to live.

We aim to facilitate next generations inherit the best.

Meet our Management Team:

William Thompson – Managing Director

 William Thompson

Philip Thompson – Service Director

 Philip Thompson

Janet Edwards – Financial Manager


El Stadnik – Marketing and Sales Manager

El Stadnik


FT Refrigeration Ltd


FT Refrigeration Ltd.

Certification Number: REF1011068

(+44) 0161 480 4825

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