Temperature Controlled Environments

Refrigeration, heat recovery, ventilation, heat pumps and air-conditioning: At Pitkin & Ruddock our success for delivering complete temperature controlled solutions, service and planned maintenance, is built on 60 years of experience and ongoing excellence.

Service Response

Spot the service vehicle. We have over twenty service vehicles such as this one dodging around the roads of East Anglia helping to support our customers businesses. Any of our engineers will be pleased to provide you with contact details of your nearest service centre and outline the type of support we can give your business

Equipment Installation

Refrigeration and air conditioning equipment is an essential part of modern building services. Our project managers and installation teams arrange all aspects of the work to ensure minimum disruption and safe operations. We can act as your main contractor to co-ordinate projects large and small, allowing you to concentrate on you primary business activities, whilst we deliver your engineering solution.

Controlled Environment Rooms

Specialist Storage Requirements. Our specialist design engineers can provide solutions to safely store all types of products, ranging from standard food produce to scientific samples such as the store shown here, it maintains temperature and very low humidity levels to allow the long term storage of seed samples for Nottingham University.

Bespoke Projects

Often we are asked to manufacture bespoke equipment for very specific applications. This machinery skid was manufactured to meet our customers extremely high specification as part of an installation of refrigerated provisions rooms installed on a UK built super yacht. The various refrigerated rooms onboard this vessel stored everything from Vodka at -20ºC to fresh flower displays at 6ºC and even compressed food waste until it can be safely disposed of when the vessel docks.


As refrigeration specialists, Pitkin & Ruddock can provide any cold containment solution that you may require.

Our experienced and professional engineers have the skills and expertise to design, deliver and maintain your bespoke refrigeration solution; from ice machines, integral refrigerated cabinets though to a completely refrigerated factory.

We also design, install, service and maintain many types of process cooling systems, across industries as varied as food production, printing, chemical and injection moulding.

Heat pumps are a key renewable, providing an energy efficient solution to heating buildings, they harvest heat from a source such as outside air, water or the ground and transfer it into a usable format to heat our buildings or processes.
Heat pump technology has now been around for many years and the equipment manufacturers continue to improve product design and energy efficiency levels to ensure these products meet the future challenges we all face regarding the efficient use of energy.

When combined with heat recovery fresh air systems heat pumps can provide the ideal energy efficient solution to environmental control in most occupied spaces.

Pitkin & Ruddock provide a comprehensive range of both simple and complex air conditioning solutions.

For small or large areas, office, domestic, commercial or retail, our comprehensive air conditioning design and installation service will ensure that your solution is energy efficient and environmentally compliant.

We partner with market leading manufacturers to bring our customers the best choice of high quality equipment available, with standard or bespoke solutions to meet specific needs for heating, cooling, humidification and heat recovery ventilation.

Case Studies

Please have a look at our case studies, these show a sample selection of some recent installations we have carried out.

Pitkin & Ruddock are currently working with the major defence contractor Babcock Marine on the refit of the Royal Navy’s oceanographic survey ship HMS Scott.
The vessel is the... more

We have recently supplied, installed and commissioned a new packaged fluid chiller for Hoseasons Holidays at their Sunway House head quarters in Lowestoft.
The new Daikin EWAD-250-... more

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