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The History of GA Valves

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Blakeborough of Brighouse was founded

Blakeborough of Brighouse, renowned worldwide for fluid control valves, was founded. Over the years, it expanded to a vast 15-acre site in Brighouse and employed 1200 individuals, including many from the local community.

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Blakeborough Concluded its Operations

On April 12, 1989, Blakeborough concluded its operations. Former Blakeborough’s staff, boasting 50+ years of valve expertise, acquired a portion of Blakeborough’s intellectual property rights and established Golden Anderson & G.A. Valves Sales Ltd.

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The Birth of GA Valves

In 2002, a new chapter began with the opening of a new office and warehouse in Brighouse, near the original Blakeborough’s site, marking the birth of GA VALVES.

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GA Valves Became a Distributor for Rotas' PRV Range

GA Valves expanded by becoming an agent and distributor for Rotas’ PRV range. They also added another office and warehouse in Maulden, focusing on technical control valves. The company broadened its offerings by acquiring DDS Ltd, a manufacturer of pipeline marker systems, and introducing MF gate valves and check valves in sizes from 50mm to 1000mm.

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GA Valves Expanded

Further expansion occurred in 2006 as GA Valves acquired additional properties, enhancing its portfolio.

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Diversification of GA Valves

GA Valves diversified its product range by introducing multi-valve packages to support major frameworks.

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GA Valves Became 100% Family Run

In a significant development, G.A. Valves Sales Ltd underwent a restructure and transformed into a 100% family-run company. This momentous change set the stage for the company’s future, marking the beginning of an exciting era.

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GA Valves Commitment to Sustainability

GA Valves remained committed to innovation and sustainability. They introduced soft-seat gate and check valve ranges (50mm – 1200mm) and recyclable marker posts for a more environmentally friendly future.

The GA Difference

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Experienced Qualified Staff

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ISO9001 & ISO14001 Certified

Our commitment to quality is certified through ISO9001 and ISO14001 standards.

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Fast Order & Dispatch Time

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Delivering Expert Solutions Since 1989

GA Valves has been at the forefront of designing and engineering valves and components since 1989. Our commitment to quality and excellence is internationally recognized, aligning with industry standards. With a diverse range of automatic control valves tailored for water and wastewater applications, we’ve earned a reputation for precision and reliability.

Conveniently located near the M62, our office and warehouse are fortified with state-of-the-art computerised management and stock control systems. Our management team is distinguished in the industry for their technical expertise and extensive experience. Our ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, Environmental Standard 14001 compliance, and adherence to H&S Standard 18001 underscore our unwavering commitment to delivering expert solutions that consistently meet and exceed customer expectations.

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