About Responsive

We have more than 25 years’ experience of providing Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection services, delivering creative solutions to all types of companies in the UK and abroad. Our teams have worked with credible organisations such as, Sellafield, AWE, Altrad, LLW Repository, Exon Mobil, ABB, Jacobs and more.

We employ a personal and consultative approach, understanding your current and future challenges, and offering a bespoke solution, that will grow and adapt with your company needs.

Since we are entirely independent we are able to match our customers’ needs with the most appropriate solution allowing delivery of an unrivalled service.

One of our core strengths is adopting new technologies emerging onto the NDT and inspection market. 

Our difference is simple – we offer the best products, service and prices with total peace of mind.

About Responsive NDT


Based at Lillyhall Workington, our Cumbria base houses 2 radiation compounds with the ability to undertake x ray and gamma radiography of components up to 8 meters in length. In addition to radiography our Lillyhall base has over 18 dedicated staff working both on and off site undertaking NDT, paint inspection and welding inspection.


Working from Bury our Manchester staff operate from a central geographic location servicing Manchester, Liverpool and Cheshire, Hull and Birmingham. 

Manchester houses our dedicated team of NDT techs specialising in Ultrasonic Testing, Phased array and Time of Flight.


Our latest facility is in Totton, Southampton. The new NDT facility houses our largest radiation bay at 11 meters.

In addition to X and Gamma radiography we offer penetrant, magnetics and ultrasonics from Southampton both within our dedicated building or out on clients sites.


We are committed to ensuring our clients requirements are surpassed at all stages of our operations which can be seen within our client reviews.

ISO 9001 UKAS Accreditation for the delivery of Non Destructive Testing, Welding and Paint Inspection, heat treatment, scintillation testing and training – this is audited by World Certification Services.

Members of SAFed – SAFed is concerned with safety. SAFed is the trade association that represents the  UK independent engineering inspection and certification industry, which plays a key role in maintaining high standards of safety within the workplace.

Safe Contractor Accredited SSIP and PAS91 contractor accreditation scheme.

The Real Living Wage The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by over 7,000 UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a wage which meets everyday needs

Why Use Responsive?

Our teams of dedicated, committed and loyal staff are the backbone of our business. This ensures that all of our clients are treated with urgency and respect.

Our reviews from our clients speak for themselves.

Our systems and processes push the boundaries of any other NDT companies capabilities, setting us light years ahead.

Online, realtime reporting. Every completed inspection will require a report. We don’t take weeks to complete these delaying your delivery. We have invested heavily in a custom designed and built cloud based system for onsite immediate reporting of Non Destructive Testing and inspection results. This will speed up the delivery of your items to your clients and allow immediate, informed, decisions to be made before our inspector has left your facility.