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KW Designed Solutions are an award winning, market leading company who specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of innovative, high-quality, safe, reliable and cost-effective special purpose pressure vessels, pressure testing equipment and associated pressure control systems. Proud to be Subsea UK’s ‘Best Small Business’ winner 2020!

Established in 2004, we continue to support industry and research facilities across many markets, including energy, subsea engineering, materials research, universities, nuclear, pharmaceutical and scientific sectors. We combine a driven, dynamic and expert highly-skilled team, cutting-edge design, superior manufacturing capabilities and excellent service.

KW Designed Solutions is part of the KW Group, which also incorporates KW Pressure Testing. KW Designed Solutions provides a full-turnkey service; creating highly-technical bespoke solutions for our customer’s unique application requirements. KW Pressure Testing is a custom-built facility located within our HQ, that enables customers to test their equipment using our facilities. For more information please visit: www.kwpressuretesting.co.uk.


All our pressure vessels are designed in-house at our UK headquarters, by highly-skilled and qualified engineers, using the most up-to-date design and analysis equipment.

We provide unique solutions to our customers’ individual specifications; ensuring compliance to all relevant pressure vessel design codes, international standards and directives.

EU Directives

PED – Pressure Equipment Directive
(PED) 2014/68/EU (formerly 97/23/EC)

National Standards (Pressure Vessel Design Codes)

PD 5500 – Specification for Unfired, Fusion Welded Pressure Vessels (British)

EN 13445 – Unfired Pressure Vessels (European)

ASME BPVC Section VIII – Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels (American)

Division 1
Division 2 – Alternative Rules
Division 3 – Alternative Rules for Construction of High Pressure Vessels

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Manufacture, Assembly & Testing

Our highly-skilled team of fully-certified electro-mechanical engineers manufacture, assemble and test our pressure vessels, in our purpose-built facility in the UK.

They possess a wide range of specialist skills, use advanced production and project management systems and have access to the most up-to-date tooling available.

Installation & Commissioning

We manage all processes and safety requirements involved with the installation of our equipment; using specialist machine moving sub-contractors for the positioning and siting of heavier equipment.

Once in-situ our highly-skilled and reputable engineers will fully-complete the installation project; conducting a final Site Acceptance Test (SAT), before the project is signed off by the customer.

Quality & Accreditations

KW Designed Solutions Ltd is ISO 9001 Certified.
PDF download of our certificate

Subsea uk
QMS iso 9001:2015