Control & Automation


Leading edge capabilities in control and automation across the UK including the design and manufacture of motor control centres, control panels and switchboards.

Motor Control Centres (MCC's)

Motor Control Centres (MCC's) are used to centralise the distribution of power and control to motors.

Control Panels

Control panels can incorporate instrumentation, control switches and indicator lights or graphic terminals.

System Integration

We take away your project problems and deliver you the industrial control and information system you need.


Technology and support services for all manner of systems such as simple level monitoring


The role of a switchboard is to divide the main current provided to the switchboard into smaller currents

Sustainable & quality
automation solutions

TCS is one of the UK’s largest independent manufacturers of low voltage switchgear and controlgear. Our integrated management system for design, development, production, marketing and servicing has received ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 certification from the British Standards Institute along with Achilles B2.

With over 50 years of experience in the design, manufacture, testing and installation of motor control centres, switchboards and control panels, TCS can meet the complex and varying needs of customers.

A Joint venture between
TCS and Actemium Automation

Latest News​

TCS Achieve New Accreditations via Achillies

TCS are happy to confirm that we have passed “SSIP” as an “Approved Contractor & Principal Contractor” and also Building Confidence Gold Desktop via Achilles verification. Congratulations to the team for their hard work in achieving the new accreditations, which are linked below. SSIP Approved Contractor & Principal Contractor –


On the 17th & 18th of March 2022, the RSE Control Systems team, consisting of 27 TCS, Saftronics and Blackburn Starling employees, took on the strenuous challenge of completing a 131-mile bike ride over the course of 2 days. The team started the course in Leeds and cycled along the 131-mile canal route before crossing the


TCS have now passed Cyber Essentials Plus on our first attempt. Our Team has achieved this standard in response to the increasing focus on Cyber security expectations from our clients and relevant government standards. The organization’s Cyber Security controls were independently tested across a number of technical areas, assessing their

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