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M J Farrington Ltd Main Road Dibden Southampton SO45 5TD

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We have a full Health and Safety policy which is regularly updated and available on request.

Each M J Farrington mobile service vehicle carries a data folder with copies of our insurance policies, health and safety policy statements, Risk Assessments and Method Statements

Health and safety

All jobs are risk assessed and method statements are completed on site by the engineer prior to commencement of works

Our Welding Unit also carries protective screens in order that we can safely cordon off areas on site to carry out customer repairs on site.

M J Farrington have been members of the CMPE for nearly 20 years.  The CMPE  Association was founded in 1957, the members being individuals, not companies, with a common interest in the operation, ownership, maintenance, repair and improvement of contracts plant and machinery.  

The objectives of the Association are to broaden the scope of knowledge of such plant and its application, by placing the corporate knowledge of members at the disposal of any section of the industry.

The Association’s aim is to make a worthwhile contribution to the greater understanding, as well as the more effective and safer use, of mechanical plant.l

Mick Farrington has recently been appointed as Vice National Chairman and takes over leadership of the association in 2015. Emma Farrington is the Regional Secretary for the Wessex Branch.


About us

Mick Farrington left Swanmore Secondary School aged 15 in 1967 and started work as an Apprentice Plant Fitter with Eddison Plant working on the Road Rollers and later transferring to Hyde Abbey where he gained experience with Dozers, 180 and 360 machines, dumpers, tractors, combines and balers etc and Southdown Plant ([part of Hewdens) where compressors and non-operated plant were specialised in.

After finishing the apprenticeship at 21, Mick decided that he wanted to work with operated machinery and applied for a job with Global Plant as a mobile engineer.  He spent many a happy year at Global and met some fantastic people who taught him a lot, not just about fitting but also about life!

Mick wanted to work for himself really and in 1988 he became a sole trader and worked for many Groundwork Companies throughout Hampshire.  In 1997, M J Farrington Ltd was formed. Offices and workshops were later acquired in Marchwood Southampton.

Today M J Farrington Ltd remains a small family run business employing 6 Fitters and 3 office staff.