We’re a team of over 6,500 experts, including 4,500 highly skilled engineers, across nine key UK sites. We have unrivalled experience across every major industry we serve - working around the clock to make life better and to keep us safer. We’re a global technology business operating across aerospace, defence, digital security, transport and space.
Each year we invest over £575 million into our UK supply chain, working with over 2,000 companies. We are dedicated to research and technology, working with our partners to invest over £130m + in R&D annually.
With a heritage of over 130 years, we understand the importance of developing skills for the future which is why we have over 400 apprentices and graduates across the UK. We are committed to supporting our people, and continuously developing talent, and highly skilled experts.
We help our customers think faster and act smarter. Whatever it takes.
We’re part of something big
Operating across 68 countries, Thales Group helps make the world go round. We work with over 80,000 people across the globe every day to keep the public secure, guard vital infrastructure and protect national security.
From the bottom of the oceans to the depths of space and cyberspace, we help our customers think smarter and act faster - mastering ever greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way.
Our customers’ biggest challenges are our greatest opportunities. As infrastructure broadens, our engineering capabilities advance. As risk increases, our technology evolves.
The organisations that look after the UK rely on us. From the Four Lines Modernisation programme for Transport for London to situational awareness sensors and systems for the Royal Navy, we deliver extraordinary solutions to meet the complex needs of our country’s civil and defence markets.
UK locations and management
Our UK locations
The UK wouldn’t be the same without Thales. We’re breaking ground in every corner of the country, every day.
Our key sites and several smaller customer-facing sites span all the way from the South West to Glasgow.