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Lister Petter launch EU Stage V Engine

It has certainly been a long time coming but it's finally here! Lister Petter has entered the market with a compliant EU Stage V engine. After lots of speculation over the years about Lister Petter entering back into the European and UK markets, they have finally released the new 'Mercury Max' diesel engine that is approved to EU Stage V. Due to our uniquely close relationship, Sleeman & Hawken have been in constant dialogue with [...]

We take care of our customer’s shipments

We take care of our customer’s shipments At Sleeman & Hawken, we take the greatest care with every shipment we process. Graham Pattison, our Dispatch Manager, has been with us for over 20 years and personally signs off every shipment that leaves our site. Packaged with care to ensure the goods have the best chance of being delivered undamaged, we use a combination of UPS, DHL, FedEx/TNT and a number of freight forwarders to achieve [...]

Perkins and FG Wilson spare parts!

Perkins and FG Wilson spare parts! After Lister Petter, the highest volume of parts we distribute is Perkins and FG Wilson. We have strong relationships with both manufacturers and their network of distributors to achieve the best pricing and lead times and to source difficult-to-obtain or out-of-production parts. Here is a substantial shipment for a UK customer of ours, although the bulk of our Perkins and FG Wilson business is exported overseas. Contact us today [...]

Lister Petter Deal

Lister Petter Deal On 27 January 2022 a deal was completed between Sleeman & Hawken Limited (“SHL”) and Lister Petter Co., Limited (“LPCL”) for the sale of the entire issued share capital of Lister Petter IPR Holdings Limited (“LPIPR”). LPIPR was incorporated by Keith, Sean & Ryan Mason, through SHL, to hold and license the Lister Petter trademarks they acquired from the previous owner in October 2017. The Masons have worked tirelessly since then to [...]

We can consolidate different brands into a single shipment!

At Sleeman & Hawken, we represent various engine manufacturers and specialise in genuine spare parts. This allows us to consolidate various spare parts from different brands in a single shipment. We have numerous overseas customers that take advantage of this, with single shipments regularly containing parts for various brands of equipment. This provides extensive savings on shipping costs for our customers, who can receive and import just a single shipment rather than multiple shipments from [...]

Lister Petter LPA2

Here is a little gem from the past. 😊 This is an air-cooled Lister Petter LPA2 diesel engine. No longer manufactured, and originally produced in 2002, this unit has been fully reconditioned for our customer BT (British Telecom) in the UK. Sleeman & Hawken can offer fully reconditioned engines, either using your old engine in exchange or as an outright purchase from non-production engines sourced from the used market. Please contact us with your enquiry [...]

80kVA Perkins powered Generator

Did you know that Sleeman & Hawken has its own brand of UK-made generators? Here we have an 80kVA SHP80 generator powered by a Perkins 1104A-44TG2 Diesel Engine, coupled to a Stamford UCI224G Alternator. Fully assembled in the UK, this unit will be delivered with a separate ATS and is destined for an overseas Government Department. For more information, browse our website or contact us to discuss your requirements.   https://www.sleeman-hawken.com/shp-30-100-generator/

Large Filter Order for Welling & Crossley

Today at Sleeman & Hawken was a busy day preparing a large filter order for one of our largest distributors, Welling & Crossley in Australia. Welling & Crossley has an engine order with our sister company Lister Petter Power Systems and they always make the most of the available space in their container - especially important considering the current rise in shipping costs. With every container of engines, there is always space to fit in [...]

Lister Alternator

Here we have a lovely old Lister alternator, produced between 1935 and 1945. This would normally have been coupled to an engine but in this instance is connected to a water turbine! Making use of the fast flowing water outside this customer’s summer holiday home in Iceland! He advised us the turbine was made in 1933. He requested replacement brushes for the alternator, and you guessed it, we had them in stock! Dispatched the same [...]

Working together to build Sabb L3 Lifeboat Engine

The LPW3 engine was built in the UK by our sister company Lister Petter Power Systems and shipped to our Norway distributor and Lifeboat Engine OEM Frydenbo Industri A/S in Norway. They marinise the engine, fit a ZF Hurth Gearbox and make it suitable for a lifeboat application (SOLAS approved). The ultimate destination for the engine is a shipping company based in Italy.

Enquiry from Canada

We recently received an enquiry from Canada for a glow plug for a Sabb single cylinder 10HP model G engine. Good News! We had the part in stock and dispatched it the same day. The gentleman’s boat is now running smoothly again - and what a lovely boat it is!   

Genuine Spare Parts Worldwide

A gentleman from Nova Scotia, Canada recently got in touch with us looking for some help with his old Lister SR3, running a 15 kva gen head. He was after some information on how the wiring of the junction box. A member of our team got in touch with him straight away and between us we managed to help him out. Luckily we have a number of experts here at Sleeman & Hawken who know [...]

Supplying Parts – Old and New

We received a request from South Africa for parts for a Lister model VA from the late 1950’s/early 1960’s. The customer needed pistons and rings - like many core parts, we had them in stock and they were dispatched the same day.

Yanmar Marine Engine Arrives

Nice to see this handsome beast on site this week. This engine has been ordered by one of our customers looking for a quality marine diesel engine. A Yanmar 4LHA-STP 240mhp marine engine, to be fitted to a lifeboat on a cruise liner.

Sleeman & Hawken Gensets

Did you know Sleeman & Hawken offer own branded UK assembled gensets? This was our 20kVA SHP20 unit. Perkins Engine, Mecc Alte Alternator, Deep Sea Controller - destined for the Falkland Islands.

The Parliamentary Review

The Parliamentary Review recently asked one of our directors, Ryan Mason, to comment on the current situation. See a snippet from the exclusive interview below. "Covid-19 is affecting us in various ways, as of course it affects the whole country. We have two strands to our business. The first is Lister Petter -- an engine manufacturing business that assembles small diesel engines up to 50 horsepower. This employs 22 staff. We then have a separate [...]

Vintage Lister Petter Stock

We are finding that during the lockdown, people must be giving some long overdue attention to their neglected Listers… We had over 20 eBay orders waiting for us after the Easter weekend, including this Cylinder Head Assembly for a Lister 6/1 & 8/1 - it looks rather worried to be leaving us! It has been in our stock since 2015, and today got sold to a lady in the United States. Our vintage Lister Petter [...]

Still here to help!

Sleeman and Hawken – we’re still here to help Sleeman & Hawken would like to update you with the revised operational details and precautionary steps we are taking to ensure the safety and welfare of our staff and customers, in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. We aim to minimise business disruption where possible, whilst supporting our customers, and are following Government best practices to do so. We are working with a temporarily reduced office staff, [...]

The Parliamentary Review Article

Sleeman & Hawken were proud to contribute to this year's edition of The Parliamentary Review - 'Industry & Production'. The publication asks outstanding organisations to share their experiences and areas of best practice, all the while identifying key issues they face in the current political and economic environment. One of the Sleeman & Hawken directors, Ryan Mason, is attending this evening's opening event at Mansion House, in London.

Sleemans Parliamentary Review Launch

Last night Sleeman & Hawken director, Ryan Mason, attended The Parliamentary Review launch reception at Mansion House. Hosted by Julia Hartley-Brewer, and with Andrew Neil presenting the main speech, the reception was an opportunity for business leaders from a variety of sectors to meet and celebrate the launch of this year's publications. Sleeman & Hawken were pleased to be among those included in the 2020 Industry and Production edition, featuring as Best Practice Sponsor.

Lister FR3 Breakdown

This week we had an interesting enquiry about some spare parts for a very old Lister FR3 engine built in 1953. Over the years we have become very knowledgeable about the old Lister engines and we passed this to Michael in our office. He knew exactly what was needed and got the parts ready for shipping ASAP.

Sleeman & Hawken Generator Range

Sleeman & Hawken are proud to be able to offer our own range of diesel generators. After many years of discussions, we have now put in place everything needed to be able to offer a full range of diesel-powered generators. All our generators are assembled in the UK and use not only top-class engines, but only the best in alternators from Meccalte and Stamford. Along with excellent control and configuration from the world-class Deep Sea [...]

Qatar Bespoke Build

A customer of ours out in Qatar requested a specific requirement for his winch. As always, we combined the skills of Lister Petter along with some other local companies and built the customer exactly what he needed. This bespoke-built Lister Petter TR3 marine engine is fitted with a PRM gearbox and a bespoke control panel and will power a winch to pull a boat up a slope at a beach house. This specific build of [...]

Arun Class Rescue Boat

Here is a customer’s recent purchase - an Arun Class Rescue Boat in operation overseas. It was built in 1979 and was the Falmouth lifeboat “Elizabeth Ann”. It has a generator onboard powered by a Petter AB1W. This engine was in production from 1967 to 1971 and it is still going strong. The customer couldn’t find a Water Pump locally, but we had it in stock. We got the part shipped out to him quickly [...]

Lister SR2 Engine

This week we received an enquiry to replace an old Lister SR2 engine. This particular engine is a genuine Lister SR2 marine propulsion engine with a Lister marine gearbox. These specific engines would normally be used to power small boats, however, this particular engine has been modified and is used to power a winch that drags boats back up the beach. As the SR2 engine is no longer produced by Lister, we have matched up [...]