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Vehicle and General Polishers and Platers Ltd is one of the leading electroplating and polishing business in the UK today, yet we are very much a family run business. Originally formed in 1986, we have built our reputation through first class workmanship and reliability.

Electro Plating - Chrome plating - Nickel plating - Zinc plating - Electroless plating - Gold plating - Copper plating - Polishing

Our customers include both light and heavy industry as well as many individuals, collectors and enthusiasts. Each one our customers is as important as the next and whilst some may say ‘plating is plating’ we work with each of our customers fully understand their needs and ensure that the final product meets their individual and exact requirements. Specialising in chrome, nickel, zinc, electroless, gold, copper and polishing, our polishing and plating is of such a consistently high standard that we electroplate for many polishing businesses throughout the UK.

Our large plating tanks can electroplate pieces up to 9 meters long, weighing up to 2 tons and no piece is too small. Over the years we have plated everything from 10m roller to a single earring. View our tank sizes.

Based in Arlesey near Hitchin in Bedfordshire, we work with customers in the local area as well as throughout the UK and overseas.

We work all types of customer, including:

  • businesses that have a regular electro plating or polishing need, either as part of their production or maintenance processes
  • businesses that have a one-off plating or polishing need
  • enthusiasts that require all or part of their valued item plating and polishing. Chrome plating is always a popular choice for classic vehicles and motorcycles.
  • individuals that require a small, or large, household item polished or plated
Over the years we have plated items for some of the most expensive classic and modern motor vehicles in the world, yacht fittings, motor cycles and pedal cycles. In fact, we have electroplated just about everything that can be plated, as well as quite a few things that we hadn’t even considered.

If you would like more information about any of our services, or would like to discuss your plating and polishing needs, then please feel free to contact us on 01462 835847