Varley Hydraulics supports a range of industries including:

Power Generation:Water Control:Sewage & Water Treatment:Marine:Transport:Food:Ceramics


  Power Generation

With particular proven expertise in this field, we provide the best solutions for a full range of safety critical equipment. Qualified to work within Coal, Gas, Nuclear, Hydro and Waste to Energy generating plants we improve safety, efficiency and maintain valuable uptime. Producing complete hydraulic Systems, Power Packs and Actuators for use in the following areas:

  • 10E Mill Loading Ram Equipment
  • Turbine Governor Jacking, Lubrication & Seal Inflation
  • Quick Acting Actuator & Discharge Systems
  • Coal Bunker & Feeder Systems
  • Boiler Dampers
  • Oil Handling & Transfer Equipment
  • Cooling Water CW Discharge Control
  • Electric Feed Pump Speed Control Actuators
  • Condensate, Bled Steam, DA Actuators
  • Specialist hydraulic tooling


10E Ball mill loading systems


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  Water Control

Varley Hydraulics provides a range of control equipment for Rivers, Reservoirs, Hydro Projects, Harbours and other marine situations. We produce complete Systems, Power Units, Actuators and Portable Power Units for the following applications:

  • Flood Defence & Alleviation Schemes
  • Penstock & Gate Valves
  • Safety Chamber & Hazardous Area Systems
  • Emergency Failsafe Systems
  • Portable Power units & Valve Winding  Equipment
  • Lock Gates, Dock Gates, Sluice Gates, Weirs & Flood Alleviation
  • Water Draw-off
  • Special Flap Gates complete
  • Bottom Outlet Wheel Gate



Reservoir Draw off Tower valve actuation and Sluice Gates

Hydro Bottom Oulet Wheel Gate Control Installation of Gate Actuator- Hydro Scheme

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  Sewage and Water Treatment

Modern sewage plants have become more efficient and more environmentally responsible. Varley Hydraulics have worked with a number of water authorities and consultants to further advance the efficiency and improve sewage treatment plants in the UK and Asia. Many of the projects undertaken are totally New Technology, demonstrating the trust our clients have with us. We always ensure all equipment operates first time and on demand.

Examples include; Actuation systems for:-

  • Penstock, Sluice & Plug Valves;
  • Failsafe and Modulating types
  • Bypass Valves
  • Rotary Distributor Drives, for well and media mounting
  • Interceptors & Dirt Removal Equipment
  • Butterfly Valves
  • Rotary Actuators
  • Sand Filter, GAC & RGF Filter Valve Actuation systems
  • Filter Press and Sludge Pump Equipment
  • Emergency Power Failure Systems








The UK is a world leader in the Marine industry, with advanced design, technology and quality. Varley Hydraulics supports the sector, including supplying the MoD, Royal Navy and DML Devonport Naval Base with high integrity specially designed  products  including:

  • Semi Rotary Actuators; Vane, helical & scotch yoke type
  • Oil Rig Ballast Actuation
  • Hatch Cover Lifting
  • Failsafe Actuators; including the Vanguard submarines
  • Roll on Roll off (Ro Ro) Ferry Ramp Hydraulics
  • Dock Gate automation
  • Foot & Road Bridge Actuation, Automation & Control
  • Passenger Access manipulation equipment




One of the main focuses of both Varley Hydraulics and the transport industry is to work towards a safer environment. We offer a range of operationally safety critical and environmentally friendly hydraulic equipment, including:

  • Braking Equipment
  • Lubrication
  • Vehicle Deck Lifting & Locking systems
  • Abnormal Load Equipment




With modern work practices, systems and high standards of hygiene, the quality and productivity of the UK food manufacturing industry now rivals the world’s best. Varley Hydraulics provides a range of safe operating, cost saving equipment for the sector including:

  • Mixers
  • Conveyors
  • Control Panels
  • Bowl Tippers
  • Handling Systems
  • Waste Compaction




Ceramics cover a range of applications from agriculture through to ornamental ware. Varley Hydraulics has the expertise required and provide a range of products and specialist equipment designed specifically for the industry, including:

  • Pressure Casting Equipment
  • Kiln Door, Roof, Transfer and Pushers
  • Slip & Willett Pumps
  • Mixers & Agitators
  • Extrusion Machines
  • Materials Handling Equipment
  • Laboratory Test Equipment

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