Great Quality. Excellent Service.

Our goal then and now is to provide quality on time projects

Why Choose HSL Group?

Working Hard to Achieve Excellence

Whether you need electrical services, a brand new bespoke gate and if you do, why not make it an electic one all customisable with remote control? We are here to help.
We specialise in quality, from the products we supply to the services we offer. Also, we strongly believe in offering quality equipment at affordable prices.
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The HSL Difference

We care about the choices you make and strive to make them happen, we aspire to make all dreams come true. Sometimes, we need to advise you in the best way, even if it isn’t entirely what you expected. However, we are here to advise and deliver realistic expectations, not fantasies.

Hephaestus Solutions LTD (HSL)– established in March 2010 for Jonathan Aldred to operate as an agent for V2 in the UK, Hephaestus Solutions Ltd now trades under 2 names dependent on the specific business activity:


From complete installations to electrical inspections, our highly trained team can deliver your electrical needs.

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Whether it be a remote control, a receiver unit or motor assembly, we supply a whole range of automation accessories at amazing prices.


The first gate installer diploma covering health and safety, welding, electrical and gate safety.

Auto Gate and Door

Specialising in gate and barrier automation, door automation, safety equipment, intercom systems and gates / gate kits.

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We build to your specifications. Primarialy gates and other metal goods but always quality British manufacturing.

HSL Electrical

Consisting of 5 permanent electricians / gate automation installation engineers.

HSL Electrical carries out general electrical contracting, domestic and commercial rewires, security alarms, access control, but specialises in the installation of automatic gate and associated products.

HSL Training

Early in 2018, Jonathan Aldred identified that practical training specific to automatic gate installation didn’t exist in the UK.

The first ‘Gate Installer Diploma’ course was held in September 2018 teaching the core skills required, both theoretically and practically. Those completing the course, leave with a number of recognised qualifications in Heath and safety, welding, electrical and gate safety.

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HSL Fabrication Ltd

A newly registered business with a 2500 SQ/ft warehouse / fabrication premises near Burton on Trent, and a further 2500 SQ/ft available for future warehousing and distribution.

HSL Fabrication has a permanent qualified Welder / Gate Fabricator and a fabrication apprentice. As a general steel fabricator, we are able to produce structural steel, fencing, railings, but concentrate mainly on the manufacture of Steel gates for automation.

HSL Consultancy Ltd

A newly registered business based at Group HQ in burton on trent.

HSL Consultancy consists of 3 permanent office staff who carry out the administration tasks for all HSL Group company activities. This includes website administration, marketing/social media, answering incoming telephone calls, stock management etc…

HSL Consultancy will become known as a leading distributor to trade customers in the UK.

Auto Gate and Door

We are leading suppliers of wrought iron gate and handrail components in the UK with the best customer service.

We specialise in gate and barrier automation, door automation, safety equipment, intercom systems and gates / gate kits.

Arron Gaskell

Gaskell Safety Ltd

“We used HSL Electrical to fit out our offices and supply all of the communications for the computers. They worked efficient and tidy and were always courteous. We will definitely use them again”.

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Sophie Miller

“We had a new electric gate designed, built and installed at our home by HSL Group and it is amazing. It operates smoothly and we are so impressed with the final result. We would definitely recommend their services”.