About Us

History

Smith Bros. & Webb is steeped in history, with its roots in the construction company set up in 1886 by William and Charles Smith in Birmingham, who later diversified into engineering.

In 1923 their firm, Smith Bros. & Webb Ltd, was credited with building the first ever train wash in the UK, which was the birth of the specialism that Smith Bros. & Webb now excels in today. The Britannia brand was launched in 1944 and today it is globally renowned and a byword for excellence in its field of train and commercial vehicle washing systems.The company moved to Alcester, Warwickshire, in 1969.

Now

Smith Bros. & Webb is one of the oldest, best known and most highly respected names in the commercial wash market.

As a specialist in the truck, coach, bus and train sector, Smith Bros. & Webb fully understands the needs of its customers. Equipment is all designed and manufactured in the UK in its own factory in the Midlands with its own dedicated workforce.

Smith Bros. & Webb’s wash equipment is renowned not only for its supreme wash quality but also for its reliability and longevity. Exports go to Europe, the Middle East, Far East, Africa and Australia.

The company adopts an ethos of doing things “the right way”, communicating openly and honestly, and keeping its promises. Its skilled engineers can produce designs to suit customers’ individual requirements and can work to short lead times.

After-sales service and maintenance is carried out by teams of dedicated in-house engineers who truly understand the systems.

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