HYDRO AND PUMP SPECIALISTS SINCE 1856

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Gilkes delivers innovative, single source solutions to the Small Hydropower and High Horsepower Engine markets.

Working meticulously with our customers to ensure the very best in product design, total cost of ownership and operational excellence, our range of Hydropower turbines and engine cooling pumps deliver solutions to meet the most demanding of technical specifications and environments.

With international credentials earned in over 85 countries, a Royal Warrant and over 165 years of design and manufacturing experience behind us, we are small enough to be agile and responsive, whilst large enough to have the technical and engineering competence needed to be one of the world’s leading brands.

Hydro

Gilkes Hydro manufacture Pelton, Francis and Turgo turbines from 50kW to 30MW. 

We offer customised, engineered solutions for hydroelectric developments, including design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, testing, service, and complete plant modernisation and upgrade.

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Pumps

Bespoke solutions designed & manufactured to IATF16949:2016 provide coolant & seawater cooling for Diesel and Gas powered Engines.

Renowned for their durability our range of lubricating oil pumps for the Steam & Gas Turbine markets adds to our fluid handling portfolio.

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We Are Global

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85+ Countries we export to

165 Years of engineering experience

6 Countries in which we have local representatives

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News & Stories

Working Day of a Hydro Service Engineer

Working Day of a Hydro Service Engineer

Kevin Sutherland is a Senior Field Service Engineer for Gilkes. In the first of our "Day in the Life" series, Kevin takes us through a typical working day of a hydro service engineer.

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Cummins Launch QSK95 Engine

Cummins Launch QSK95 Engine

Cummins launches QSK95 engine for ultra-class mining trucks.

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Gilkes move in to Midrange Marine Engine Cooling Market

Gilkes move in to Midrange Marine Engine Cooling Market

New lines of cost competitive pumps focusing on engines between 4L & 19L have provided our initial customers with considerable gains in quality and total cost of ownership. 

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