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Cox & Tyrer carry out all aspects of electrical installation services throughout the public and private sectors.


We offer design, installation and certification capability to our extensive client base. We have a history of completing projects of differing complexity on time and within budgetary constraints.


We undertake electrical contracts varying from small works to contract values up to £800,000.00.

Our aims are; to understand the needs of clients, meet their project delivery requirements and develop long standing relationships. To achieve this, our intention is to act in the client’s interests and deliver excellence.

Collectively, our workforce has extensive knowledge of electrical matters and we are extremely proud of our ability to retain and develop our skills base.  We have a well motivated and trained workforce in whom we continue to invest heavily in training and are pleased to announce that we continue to provide opportunities for local youngsters via JTL approved apprenticeships.

We are as can be seen from our accreditations section we have successful achieved compliance with a number of registration bodies.

Our organisation also has a strong emphasis on health and safety matters and work closely with external auditors to maintain and improve this critical and integral requirement of a successful business.

The Company can trace its origins back to 1947 and a local businessman by the name of Mr W Cox. He was previously a charge hand for Hunters Ltd one of the largest Electrical Contractors in Liverpool and worked on many prestige projects.

He started the business undertaking contracting and repair work caused by bomb damage and saw a market for making small motors which because of the war were in large demand, the business operated from a basement near the Pier Head.


He formed a partnership with Mr K Dixon who was the chief armature winder at Waygood Otis Ltd and the company relocated into premises in Caryl St, Liverpool 8 and continued electrical contracting and armature winding under the title of COX & DIXON.


In 1967 Mr Dixon retired and Mr B Tyrer who had completed an electrical contracting apprenticeship with the above went into partnership with Mr Cox. The company traded under the title of Cox, Dixon and Company and continued as before carrying out industrial and commercial electrical contracting and motor rewinds with the associated fault finding.

In 1972 Mr Cox retired and Mr Tyrer continued trading under the same name.In 1978 the company became Ltd and the name was established as COX & TYRER LTD

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