Range Facilities by Alford Technologies

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alford Technologies Ltd.
17-18 Glenmore Business Park Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate
Chippenham, Wiltshire SN14 6BB

Alford Technologies own an explosive range in Somerset, United Kingdom called Broadmead Range.  Broadmead Range can be used for training purposes, can be hired for filming by media and television companies or used as a location for Research & Development or product testing.  The range is easily accessible from the M4 and M5 motorways and is located approximately 30 minutes from Bristol Airport.


Broadmead Range can accommodate shots of up to 8kg or a multiple of smaller shots depending upon requirement.  The site boasts a variety of working areas including “breaching jigs” into which a variety of walls can be built and doors fitted for Explosive Method of Entry (EMoE) training, two classrooms, a laboratory, an office, a canteen and shower facilities.  It has separate charge preparation areas and secure ammunition storage.


Broadmead Range has a number of accreditations, affiliations and features, these include:


HSE Explosive manufacture, storage & usage license

Category 5 Firearms license

Secure testing facility conforming to National & Local police regulations

UK MOD approved range

ISOQAR Accreditation – Certificate No. 5172 – ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001

BBC Approved Supplier

Photron APX High Speed Camera


Multiple firing points and safety bunkers around the site allow greater flexibility for working.  The site is in a secluded location, offering an area of security and privacy for sensitive work to be undertaken.  The range has two MOD qualified range safety officers and has range standing orders based on MOD PAM 4.

Defense Products & Services: Range Facilities by Alford Technologies
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Technical training services | Test services | Training services
Description: Range Facilities
Source of Information: Alford Technologies Ltd