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26th November 2018

Goods In and Dispatch Address Update.

An update to our valued customers.

As part of our on-going relocation to the new Rotable Repairs Wheel and Brake facility based on Progress Road, Southend-on-Sea we would like to notify you of upcoming changes that may affect you.

From Monday 03 December 2018, our Goods in and Dispatch departments will be permanently moved to our new location.

Please ensure you update your records to the below address to avoid any disruption for your collections and deliveries.

New Address :

Rotable Repairs Ltd
20 Progress Road
T: +44 (0) 1702 529888

For more information contact us at or call us on +44 (0) 1702 529888

20th September 2018

Aircraft Wheel and Brake specialist expands due to rapid growth and requirement.

Rotable Repairs Ltd, one of UK’s leading providers of Wheel and Brake MRO services looks to expand its capacity and offering within the UK due to continued growth and customer requirement.

The Aircraft Wheel & Brake Specialist will soon be relocating both the office and workshop environment under one roof within a new and improved 49,000 sq. ft. wheel and brake facility which is scheduled for completion by Winter 2018.

The facility, based on Progress Road, Southend-on-Sea has been meticulously planned by utilising the accumulation of experience provided by new and existing staff to ensure a complete and efficient workshop experience which compliments growth, provides increasing customer benefits and additional support for the OEM’s it represents as a service centre.

With the additional 45,000 sq. ft of aircraft tyres held by our sister company Watts Aviation, Rotable Repairs can offer immediate off the shelf solutions for all of its customers.

Bryan Croft, Sales and Marketing Director of Rotable Repairs Ltd stated: “This is a very exciting time, Rotable Repairs are going to double its capacity for its current and new customers in the UK and Europe, the Desser acquisition has allowed the company to invest in new plant and equipment and draw resource and experience from the group. As well as the obvious benefits of being under one roof in a larger facility the investments made will additionally increase capacity through efficiencies. “

Rotable Repairs Ltd became part of Desser Holdings toward the end of 2017 and has been working with the group to improve its offering to the industry. The development of this facility is part of its ongoing strategy to increase its portfolio of aircraft wheel, brake, tyres and associated products.


Please note our new address effective ;

We are moving on the 22nd and 23rd of September.

Our new office address is 20 Progress Road, Leigh on Sea, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS9 5PR.

Until we move deliveries are still made to Lawrence Industrial Estate, East Woodbury Ln, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6RH.

For more information about the new site or other business enquiries contact us at or call us on +44 (0) 1702 529888

2nd July 2018

Rotable Repairs Ltd Leveraging Bauer Wheel Equipment

Essex, UK June 26, 2018 – Rotable Repairs Ltd., one of the UK’s leading providers of wheel and brake MRO services and UK’s first Honeywell authorized Wheel and Brake Service Center, are maximising shop throughput by utilizing Bauer wheel assembly equipment.

Rotable Repairs Sales & Marketing Director, Bryan Croft says, “The A320 Main Wheel typically took 20 minutes and involved two people in our shop. With the Bauer 8071 Wheel Build-Up and 8731 Torquing System, it now only takes one person approximately 7 minutes to complete the same task.”

Mark Auletta, VP of Operations at Bauer, states “We’re excited that the proven reliability and performance of Bauer wheel equipment are helping our customers maximize their shop’s efficiency. Bauer is continuously enhancing our entire wheel & brake shop product line, delivering cutting-edge solutions to optimize our customer’s productivity”.

The acquisition of the Bauer equipment supports a requirement for an increase in automated processes within the wheel and brake facility to support an ongoing strategic commitment to improve workshop efficiency and capitalise on recently appointed MRO General Manager, Lionel Fearon’s experience of developing and optimising production lines.

About Bauer
Bauer, established in 1916, designs and manufactures aircraft component test and support equipment for the commercial and military aviation industries. Leading OEMs, airlines, MRO and military organizations around the world rely on Bauer for technical expertise, highly reliable performance, and long-term support.

To see the equipment in use click here to view a short video.


Engagement of New MRO General Manager

As part of its ongoing plans for capacity expansion and to inject further knowledge and expertise into its new production lines Rotable Repairs are pleased to announce the engagement of Lionel Fearon. Lionel was until recently a Technical Engineer / C.C.E. at the British Airways workshops in Heathrow. Technically responsible for Mechanical Systems / Components in Hydraulics, Fuel, Power Generation and Wheels and Brakes he managed and maintained technical standards, safety and reliability, providing technical support for 150 technicians and engineers and managing a team of 9 Product Support Engineers.

We hope you join us in wishing Lionel the best of luck and every success in his new role of MRO General Manager.

19th February 2018

Aircraft Wheel and Brake specialist becomes Honeywell Authorised Service Centre

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Rotable Repairs Ltd, one of UK’s leading providers of Wheel and Brake MRO services signs multi-year parts supply and license agreement with leading Aviation Manufacturer Honeywell to become the UK’s first Authorised Wheel and Brake Service Centre.

The agreement, which came into effect month beginning January 2018 will increase customer value and support. This will allow Rotable Repairs to offer competitive lead times, a low, dedicated pricing structure and a trustworthy service for all Honeywell products.

Bryan Croft, Sales and Marketing Director of Rotable Repairs Ltd stated: “The agreement further establishes our growing relationship with Honeywell and our requirement to provide our customers with greater cost improvements and supply support. Becoming an Authorised Service Centre complements our recent acquisition by the Desser Group which has since enabled us to offer greater support and pricing for a range of mediums including tyres, supported by Watts Aviation.”

Rotable Repairs Ltd became part of the Desser Group towards the end of 2017 and has been working with the group to improve performance across the board by offering a reduction in product lead-times, pricing and increased performance.

For more information about the agreement or other business enquiries contact us at or call us on +44 (0) 1702 529888

24th January 2018

Rotable Repairs and Watts Tyres attends MRO Middle East

Rotable Repairs and Aviation Tyre Specialists, Watts Aviation debut new relationship at the annual MRO Middle East show in Dubai.

Stand 924/927 saw experienced Sales Manager representation from Jordan Whibley, Rotable Repairs and Glenn Jones, Watts Aviation. The team were on hand to discuss Wheel, Brake and Tyre requirements with new and existing customers.

Long-time friends and colleagues PDQ Airspares were also on hand providing a wealth of knowledge on Boeing & Airbus aftermarket consumables.

MRO Middle East

Visit the Rotable Repairs team at our next trade-show, the Dublin Aviation Summit on stand B108 at the RDS, Dublin on 14-16th May 2018.

For more information on our trade-show schedule for 2018 please visit

7th September 2017

Desser Holdings, LLC., acquires Rotable Repairs

Desser, a leading provider of aviation parts and services to OEM and aftermarket customers, is excited to announce the acquisition of Rotable Repairs, the purchase will add enhanced customer value through the distribution of complementary products and services in conjunction with our UK based Watts business unit.

Jeff Johnston, Chief Executive of Desser Holdings, LLC., stated: “We are enhancing our customer value proposition by augmenting our capabilities to our customers. The combined synergies of Watts-Rotable Repairs will enable us to provide greater value, improved logistics, and increased capacity for our customers and adds specialized valued services such as cost per landing and other cost saving programs which will be available for regional and airline customers. The Desser and Watts leadership team is very excited to work alongside Rotable Repairs in providing customers with one-stop purchasing in Europe for tyre, wheel and brake services and support.”

Full Press Release

To learn more about these Desser portfolio of companies, visit the websites at :
Desser Logo
Watts Logo
Aero Wheel & Brake Logo

For more information email Bryan Croft at or call us on +44 (0) 1702 529888

18th May 2017

RR Celebrates at the Dublin Aviation Summit

The Dublin Aviation Summit was an unknown for Rotable Repairs but certainly turned out to be fantastic opportunity as we found out. The drinks reception was a particular success clearing most of the Hall and bringing everyone together for a networking event which we will find hard to match. Thanks to our exhibition partners and good friends at PDQ, Reheat, ASI, Skyline and GCAM who complimented our offering and attracted their own customer base to the Airport Bar.


3rd May 2017

ASL Airlines Re-Signs Three Year Contract

Rotable Repairs soars into 2017 following the re-signing of a three-year deal with Dublin-based and Europe strong ASL Airlines. The extended cost-per-landing; cost-per-event agreement sees Rotable Repairs continue to offer a dedicated customer service, competitive rates and MRO expertise to ASL Airlines Ireland’s expanding fleet of ATR, Airbus A300 and Boeing 737 aircraft.

Bryan Croft, Sales & Marketing Director said: I am delighted to see our relationship blossom over the years and we look forward to continuing and developing the service we currently provide ASL’s established fleet and expand our service as the fleet develops.

ASL Airlines operates B757 transatlantic passenger services from Shannon and Dublin to North America for Aer Lingus and also operates B737 charter passenger services throughout Europe from Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Knock Airports.

The airline also operates a fleet of turboprop and jet aircraft for express parcel integrators throughout Europe and the Middle East. Rotable Repairs’ recent 2016 expansion, which includes a multi-unit Logistics Centre, has allowed the Wheel & Brake Specialists to allocate, improve and further expand production space for additional contractual work.

For more information about deliveries or collections or other business enquiries email Bryan Croft at or call us on +44 (0) 1702 529888

15th March 2017

Rotable Repairs Increases Fleet

To increase our capacity and to further assist our customers for collections and deliverys, Rotable Repairs has added another sign written van to its fleet, the additional Citroen Relay is identical with the exception that we have included the Luton Box with a side curtain to accommodate pallet side loading.

Rotable Repairs currently offers to collect and deliver to its customers sites free of charge for all London Airports and the South East of England subject to availability.


For more information about deliveries or collections or other business enquiries email Bryan Croft at or call us on +44 (0) 1702 529888

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We Are Moving

IMPORTANT! PLEASE AMEND YOUR RECORDS. On the 3rd of December 2018 our Logistics Department ( Goods In and Collections ) will be moving to our main facility 20 Progress Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 5PR.