About Us

Find out more about how GB Controls is one of the UK’s leading manufacture of control panels for refrigeration and heat pumps

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Experts in control panel manufacture

Established in December 1984, we operate from a convenient location in Nelson, Lancashire, on the M65 motorway network. Initially specialising in refrigeration control systems, we rapidly developed our expertise into other market sectors. The company now has nearly 40 years experience in supplying a variety of sectors with a wide range of electrical control panels and fault rated motor control centres, either from our standard designs or to our customers’ bespoke specifications. In that time we have earned a first class name and reputation for our ability to deliver within strict deadlines, to a high specification whilst continuing to remain competitive.

Our Control Panels

GB Controls manufacture and supply a wide range of control panels. Our panels can be designed to our customers bespoke requirements, or from our standard range. Contact us today to find out how our team can help.


GB Controls is the market leader in the design and supply of standardised control panels to the refrigeration industry and wholesale network.

Heat Pumps

GB Controls heat pump panels act as the central point of control for the heat pump system, and are designed to be user-friendly and intuitive.

Heat Ventilation & Air Con

GB Controls offer efficient and cost-effective heating, ventilation and air conditioning solutions for a wide range of industries.

Building Management

The GB Controls team can provide a comprehensive service including the design and manufacture of BMS control panels

Sectors we support

  • Retail
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Food Storage and Distribution

Our Latest Projects

Cobrey Farms

Find out about our advanced refrigeration control system for Cobrey Farms.

North Brewing Co.

Discover how GB Controls supported North Brewing through GalxC Cooling


Read how GB Controls supplied a Bespoke Radio Remote Control System

Clade Engineering

Explore how GB Controls supplied a Heat Pump Panel for Clade Engineering Solutions

Certification and Memberships

GB Controls achieved ISO 9001 compliance in 2203 and continue to maintain a certified quality assurance system to BS EN ISO 9001:2015.

GB Controls has been a proud member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) business partner program for over two decades. This membership reflects our commitment to promoting and developing knowledge and professionalism within our organisation. We believe that investing in the professional development of our team is essential to providing the highest quality products and services to our customers.