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We have over 40 years of experience
and manufacture hundreds of webs a year

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About our History

2014 saw RS Hall Engineering celebrate 40 years as the UK’s leading independent supplier of root crop webs and web drive components. Born of an innovative idea and a chance encounter in 1973 (with a touch of motivational boredom), 1974 saw the first ever Hall web roll off the production line, destined for Whitstead Electronic at Guy Reef Farms

Prior to 1973, Roger Smith Hall found himself in charge of a laundry service, part of the family business B Smith’s (Thirsk) Ltd that had begun life as a drapery enterprise and dated back to the eighteenth century. Unimpressed with glitzy world of hotel sheets and towels, Roger sought out a new venture. Asked by chance to assist a local farmer in fitting a web to a potato harvester, the young Roger immediately recognised its wider market potential. He retrieved the old web, took it to pieces and thus R S Hall Engineering was created with the aim to be at the forefront of the market through continuous development, improvement and innovation. When Charles Craig first invented the stone separator in 1980 now a common sight in British agriculture, it was a Halls web that he used to first test the prototype machine.

In the early years, great effort was ploughed into the development of cutting-edge machinery to ensure high quality and rapid production. The ethos remains at the core of our progressions, with the majority of production machinery designed and built in-house. It's a unique approach that has proved equally successful in overseas markets. In 1988 we sold the web manufacturing equipment and technical expertise to Heidrick farms to supply webs to Californian farmers. Then in 1996, Noffsingers bought the rights to sell Halls-designed webs throughout the USA.

We now manufacture hundreds of webs a year - to fit any machine, make or model, to any specification or specialist requirement. Fast, free delivery to the UK mainland is included and competitive delivery offered across Europe.

In keeping with an ever-expanding spares market, we manufacture a wide range of sprockets, drives and rollers, in innovative new materials to withstand the harshest of conditions.

Webs

Off the shelf or custom made we can make a provide a web for you

Bars

We supply a range of round bars, twin bars (bulb), half round bars as well as bespoke polyurethane bars

Web Attachments

Our web attachments are developed to make your web function exactly as you need it to

Drives

We supply a comprehensive range of farmer-friendly drives in steel, cast iron or polyurethane

Rollers

Our line of farmer-friendly rollers includes both steel and polyurethane, and provides a range of functions from lightweight elevator rollers to roller shakers

Joints

A large selection of web joints for use on practically any kind of web.

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    RS Hall Engineering Ltd
    Unit 1, Allendale Road
    Thirsk Industrial Park
    Thirsk
    YO7 3NX

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