We are DRA PAT Testing
Experienced Portable Appliance Testing experts
based in Newcastle upon Tyne; we help businesses maintain
safe electrical equipment across the North East 

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PAT Testing Tyne & Wear

You’re in safe hands with us; we are experienced PAT testing engineers; based in Tyne & Wear, we are experts at PAT testing electrical equipment in offices, schools, hotels, etc. We are fully qualified, competent, insured, DBS checked and hold CSCS cards for building sites

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PAT Testing North East

We cover all of the North East including Newcastle, Sunderland and Co. Durham, as well as parts of the UK. We will come to your location to test your equipment; no job is too small. We can test all appliances up to 415v, with or without plugs; and also the fixed wiring

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Wherever you are, whatever you do or need, whether you have one appliance or ten thousand we will come to you to test your electrical appliances. We can quote you by email, discuss options over the phone or come to meet you at your location for a free complimentary consultation. Whatever your needs we are here to help you. We specialise in PAT testing office equipment, found in every workplace, and can also test all other types of electrical appliance including fixed equipment and those with industrial adaptors. 

We’ve have over 80 5 Star Google reviews for PAT Testing

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Chris Ames, General Manager

These guys were recommended to us and they came in recently to do the PAT Testing. The service was first class and report very professionally presented in an easy to understand format. It is rare I give 5 stars in a review however in this case it is thoroughly deserved and would recommend DRA PAT Testing Limited to any organisation ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 

Efa Owens, Acquisition Manager

Excellent, friendly and efficient service. We have a lot of staff that work flexibly and Richard was happy to pop back at a later date to test their equipment which we hadn’t initially mentioned. Would recommend DRA to any organisation that needs appliance testing carried out. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 

Julie Dixon, Company Secretary

We are very impressed with your service, everything very professional and as you promised. As a small business we find it hard to find reliable companies to deal with, it makes a refreshing change to come across a company with similar ideals to us  – a fair job at a fair price with pleasant employees and proper paperwork! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 

PAT testing prices in Tyne and Wear

Check out our PAT testing prices page for more information but our callout charge for PAT testing in Tyne and Wear is £45.00 including up to 20 items to test, then just £1.00 per item. Discounts apply for higher numbers, so we always recommend you contact us for a PAT testing quote, we may even be able to offer a lower callout rate. 

Our Portable Appliance Testing service includes

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Risk-based retests

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Repairs and Plugs

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PAT Test Certificates

Automatic risk assessments to guide you to the most appropriate PAT testing frequency for compliance

Free Repairs to the existing plug and cable, supply and fit of replacement plugs and fuses 

Itemised easy to follow PAT Testing Certificate Report includes all data needed for compliance 

Why Choose DRA PAT Testing?

We are an experienced local electrical testing company that specialises in inspecting, testing and maintaining safe electrical equipment. Our expertise ensures you get the best possible service every time.

There are no hidden charges, all of these come free and our service is recommended because it is simple but well managed.   

✅ Complimentary site survey if needed
✅ Free remedial repairs to the plug and cable
✅ Free replacement plugs and fuses
✅ Cable management (tidying & optimal plugging)
✅ Risk-based retest period guidance
✅ Ongoing improving safety support
✅ PAT Test Certificate Report with results by PDF
✅ Automatic reminders for retests

PAT Testing is a necessary part of Health and Safety

PAT testing (formerly Portable Appliance Testing or Portable Appliance Checking) is the recognised term for the process of inspection and testing of electrical equipment; a necessary measure to confirm that electrical appliances are safe. In order to comply with UK legal regulations  (such as ‘Electricity at Work’) all electrical equipment provided by a business (organisation, company, self employed, etc.) must be maintained to be safe for continued use, and the business must be able to provide evidence that this is the case.

Inspection and Testing covers all electrical systems including the installation and the appliances; to confirm the installation is safe you need an Electrical Installation Certificate Report, and for the appliances you need a PAT Testing Certificate Report. We can provide both of these. 

Carrying out inspections and tests on a regular basis is the best way to make sure your installation or equipment is safe to continue using, as the inspection will flag up any need for further maintenance to be carried out, as required by Health and Safety. 

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We provide the full range of electrical testing including PAT, FAT, EICR and Microwave Oven Testing to help you to stay safe and compliant at all times. 

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PAT Testing Tyne and Wear

We provide PAT testing in Tyne and Wear and across the North East; wherever you are we come to you including Newcastle, Gateshead, Washington, Hebburn, Jarrow, South Shields, Wallsend, Tynemouth, Whitley Bay, Team Valley, Sunderland, etc. Speak to us today about your PAT Testing in Tyne and Wear. 

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Why PAT test?

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Why PAT Test? Electrical equipment that is purchased from a reputable supplier should be of a satisfactory safety standard, but it must be maintained to stay that way, [...]