WG Tanker Specialist Coatings

Delivering a one stop paint shop solution to the Bulk Powder, Commercial, Rail, Defence & Nuclear Industries

About Specialist Coatings

Providing Paint shop services and solutions to Rail, Defence, Nuclear, Commercial, Marine and Specialist sectors. WG Specialist Coatings part of WG Tanker Group offer full systems to any requirement regarding preparation, abrasive cleaning/shot blasting, painting, finishing, liveries including wraps/decals. At our Large secure and comprehensive facility in Foston, Derbyshire we have the capability to process all your requirements as a one stop shop. We also provide and offer, maintain and Manage paint facilities and skills, working in partnership with our customers at sites around the UK to meet any spec, requirements and warranties.

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Commercial, Road & Rail

No matter the vehicle or sector, we have the expertise and knowledge to fulfill our customers requirements.

Defence, Nuclear & Aerospace

Providing large-scale spray paint, protective coatings and surface treatment specialist facilities.

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Bespoke Specialist Fabrications

Bespoke & Specialist Fabrications

With over 7,000 parts in stock, we realise the importance of being able to supply parts quickly and at a competitive price.

Shot Blasting & Thermal Metal Spraying

Providing Paint shop services and solutions to Rail, Defence, Nuclear, Commercial, Marine and Specialist sectors.

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Highly skilled and trained employees
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Competitive pricing Guaranteed
Arriva TrainCare
We are delighted to have established a long-term partnership with WG Specialist Coatings (WGSC). Over the past ten years, ATC and WGSC have collaborated to repaint over 600 rail vehicles at our Crewe and Eastleigh locations, with work undertaken to high quality standards and high levels of customer satisfaction within the rail industry. We look forward to further developing our working relationship with WGSC in the future.

Arriva Train Care (ATC)
Northern Trains
WG Tankers were a valued collaboration partner in the refurbishment of over 270 units in the Northern Fleet across 8 types. The work has transformed the exterior and interior of our vehicles and is a key element in our building back campaign with our customers. They have also supported our Digital Trains project to ensure on unit release that the interiors have been bought back to the as refurbished standard.

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Meridian Generic Rail Limited
WG Tankers has proven to be the right partner for us on our Universal Barrier Vehicle Project. As a specialist in their field, they showed flexibility and willingness to collectively find solutions throughout the project. Refurbishment projects such as ours can be quite challenging and can often produce some nasty surprises. WG Tanker were more than up to the challenge and work was completed with fantastic attention to detail, on time and on budget. We are confident that WG Tanker will always conduct their work to the highest standard of quality and with a particular focus on excellent customer service.

Andrew Tilson, Managing Director

Meridian Generic Rail Limited
Aquad Narrowboats

We’ve been using WG Tankers for a number of years now and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them. Their facilities are second to none, and they consistently produce work to a high standard. They communicate well throughout the projects we give them and offer support and guidance on new products to the industry. They also have a flexible approach and are quick to respond to queries or adjustments ensuring our clients’ needs are not only met, but exceeded.

Justin Hudson-Oldroyd
Managing Director

Aqua Narrowboats (UK) Ltd & Aqua Furnishings

We want our customers to benefit from our experience & expertise to support them with solutions to achieve the challenges of today.

We work in partnership with all major proprietary paint manufacturers to ensure we are able to keep stock of all fast moving products and specialised coatings but also have direct access to other supplies we may need on a less frequent basis. To ensure we meet our agreed turnaround times it is imperative we have deliver on our commitments to our customers in the most cost effective way; getting your projects completed quickly and efficiently.With our wealth of expertise and knowledge built upon over the years our teams are on hand to provide help and assistance should you require it.