Welcome to J Hirst Electrical Engineers

J.Hirst Electric Motor Rewinds has years of experience in our field, starting out in the late 1920’s and continuing to serve the ever changing needs of our clients for almost 90 years. 

We acknowledge the constant need to reduce operating costs and appreciate that the maintenance budget has to be proportionate to production down time. The cost effectiveness of repairs and the replacement to more efficient motors is an area in which we are actively engaged in with our clients.

Our Engineers are apprentice trained and have a minimum of 25 years experience in the industry and most are EX Hazardous Area repair trained & AEMT Certified. We are ABB approved motor repairers & stockists.  This together with our ISO 9001 management system provides our clients with confidence in our abilities and our commitment to quality and reliability.

We are located in Morley on the outskirts of Leeds and we are conveniently located close to both the M62 and M1 motorways. We provide a free collection and delivery service (during normal working hours) for the convenience of our clients.

Ex Hazardous Motor Repair Approved

J HIrst (Electrical) are members of the AEMT and our technicians have been successfully assessed and awarded certification in the repair of Hazardous Area Ex equipment. We are listed on the AEMT International Ex Register. We hold ISO 9001:2008 certified and we ensure that all repairs are carried out to BS EN 60079-19.

Our certification covers – Motors, Pumps, Fans, Generators to the following protection concepts;

Flameproof: Ex d, Eex d, Eex de.
Increased Safety: Ex e, Eex e.
Non Sparking: Ex n, Ex na, Eex na.
Dust: tD, and other standards of Hazardous Area Apparatus.

Our Services And Products


Motor Repairs & Rewinds

Pump Repairs

Motor Gear Unit Repairs

At J Hirst we employ a highly experienced team of qualified engineers specialising in the repair, rewind and overhaul of a wide range of AC and DC motors, from FHP to 200KW. We are also AEMT qualified and approved to carry out hazardous area electric motor repairs.
We stock ABB, WEG & ELECTRO-ADDA Motors and we are approved ABB motor repairers and stockists.

Our engineers have expierience working with various types and manufacturers of pumps. Quotation and assessments are carried out prior to the commencement of work, repair and replacement of worn parts is undertaken and pressure tested where applicable..

A maintenance and repair service is available for Gearbox’s for all types of industries and applications both large and small.
Preventative maintenance, repairs and supply are offered with the understanding that the cost effectiveness depends largely on the effect on the production down time.

Motor Stockists

Pump Stockists

Motor Gear Units

As well as repairing and rewinding motors, we stock a large range of motors from leading manufacturers such as WEG, ABB, SIEMENS, VEM, ELECTRO ADDA, BALDOR, LENZE, REMCO, and INTERROLL.

We stock various types of pumps; Centrifugal pumps, Multi stage pumps, Submersible pumps, and Vacuum pumps.


24hr Emergency Call Out Service

Call (0113) 253 4679