calibrations for total

peace of mind


Learn how our preventative-maintenance support drives

quality, efficiency and compliance.


Find your weighing


Discover solutions for your weighing applications

available for fast, UK-wide delivery and installation.


Equipment hire for

your short-term needs

Explore our wide-range of weighing solutions

available with flexible-hire periods, inclusive

calibration and delivery.


for COVID-19 prevention

Hygiene solutions

Keep your environment safe and COVID-19 secure with our

extended range of preventative-maintenance solutions.


Welcome Northern Balance

As one of the UK’s leading independent distributors of weighing equipment, Northern Balance supply, service and calibrate some of the worlds most trusted brands.

We are ISO9001:2015 certified, a UKAS accredited calibration laboratory (No.0370), authorised to perform Legal Verifications in accordance with Directive 2014/31/EU on NAWI: Module D, a certified member of the Safe Contractor Scheme and a member of the UK Weighing Federation.

Our team are proud to offer impartial advice to you on weighing equipment and we’re on hand to find effective solutions to your weighing problems.


Our North East Office

Weighing Equipment for Every Job

With so many options available, finding the right weighing equipment for your needs can be an overwhelming task.

From weighing in micrograms through to tonnes, we work with our customers to understand what they need from their weighing instruments and offer impartial advice on the right scales for the job.

Northern Balance Van on the services page

Have you spotted one of our Northern Balance vans out and about?

Snap a photo and tweet us using the tag #NBVanWatch to win a limited edition Northern Balance Mug!

Our Core Values

With over 46 years on the map there have been many changes at Northern Balance since we were first established, but today, just like in 1971, we always put customer service at the heart of everything we do.

Northern Balance Brochure

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Northern Balance Brochure

Trusted Partners

As one of the UK’s leading independent distributors of weighing equipment, Northern Balance supply, service and calibrate some of the worlds most trusted brands.

“It’s been a pleasure to be involved with your company, and I must comment that out of all the companies that we have deal with, without doubt, and by a street that Northern Balance are the most professional and efficient. I’ve never had any reason to question the service you provide.”

John, Maintenance Engineer

“The relationship we have with Northern Balance and the service we get is excellent. If in the future I need weighing equipment, be assured I will be in touch.”

Lee, Technical Engineer

“Northern Balance are one of our best contractors, always willing to assist at a moment’s notice, excellent customer service and we’ve always had a very good working relationship”

Joanne, QC Technical Support

“Thanks again to your Engineers for and efficient calibration, very much appreciated”

Stewart, Engineer

“Whilst your engineer was here I asked him to do a bit of training of our lab staff and manufacturing staff over the correct way to use a balance, clean a balance, correct maintenance etc. This was very useful to both areas of our company and I am appreciative of him doing it.

It is precisely this kind of helpfulness that your engineers have shown over the years that has maintained our business with Northern Balance and that keeps us with Northern Balance”

Gordon, Senior Scientist

“Thank you very much for not only keeping your promise but improving upon it”

Stephanie, Technical QA

“Northern Balance has been working with us for more than a decade. During this time the service has been great and I’ve found all of the staff from the service engineer to people back at the office to be friendly, very helpful and professional.”

Jabal, R&D Lab Operations

“Northern Balance has been servicing and supplying balances to us for more than 20 years. In that time we have come to always expect a high level of service given by friendly and knowledgeable staff.”

Zoe, Head of Quality

“We have used Northern Balance for a number of years for our calibration needs and without question, we have always found them to be prompt and professional, a great service.”

Gary, Occupational Hygiene Technician

“When complete certificates are emailed to us electronically within hours of the calibration being completed, which is in my opinion testimony to the dedication and commitment of Northern Balance to their customers. I would definitely use again and recommend the use of Northern Balance to others.”

Phil, Engineering Manager