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The History of Darcy Spillcare

Darcy has laid the foundations to become the only choice in the provision of spill response products and services.  Our team of Specialist Product Managers and Environmental Consultants keep abreast of regulations and legislation to develop the most advanced spill control equipment utilising technology and the latest developments in material absorbency.  For further information, please contact Darcy Spillcare Manufacture on 0800 0370 899.


The company was founded in 1935 as a manufacturer of a range of emulsifiers and wax emulsions. The product range later increases to include paints, fuel additives and refractories.


The company became focused on spill control with the introduction of its Drizit range of oil absorbents wood loose, cushions and booms.


In 1975, Darcy commenced supply of polypropylene based products. This decision significantly increased the range of products available from Darcy.


Known as BOSCA (British Oil Control Association) at this time, Darcy were a founder member of BOSCA, which was later to be known as UK Spill.


In 1992, Darcy achieved ISO9001 accreditation.




Introduction of Trident Weir Skimmers manufactured by Darcy.


Darcy becomes accredited to Achilles Link Up.




In 2004, Darcy acquired Trident Oleanic securing the UK manufacture of containment booms, skimmers, liquid storage tanks and oil water separators.

Spill response training becomes accredited to the BSIF Quality Mark for Training.


To better represent the range of products and services offered, Darcy Products Limited rebrands as Darcy Spillcare Manufacture. This includes a new range of brochures and website. Darcy become not only the UK's leading manufacturer of environmental products, but also a leading supplier of an ever developing range of contracting services.

The initial services included remediation, bund relining, drainage surveys, tank installation/maintenance and refurbishment. In this year, Darcy also completes acquisition of Fields Environmental.


Accreditation to Approved Safe Contractor Scheme. 




The acquisition of Pyramid Pollution Prevention provided the facility and technical expertise to manufacture our own range of pollution detection and prevention systems. The new range of products were manufactured in the UK at our Technical Centre in Keighley, West Yorkshire.

Darcy achieves accreditation to UVDB Verify.





Following on from the acquisition of PPP in 2009, Darcy invested further in product development to further enhance the range of pollution detection systems. In 2010, Darcy branded this range of products under the Ecotector umbrella. The Tector range included draintector, oiltector, bundtector, silttector. Draintector is a multi-inflate reactive and preventive drain closure device can be activated manually and via a range of remote systems.


Owing to customer demand for a UK manufactured debris boom, Darcy commenced development and manufacture of their own range of debris booms from their Trident Plant in Birkenhead. On request of a valued customer the Trident Plant manufacture and installed their first Harbourguard boom.

Due to expansion, Darcy relocated their manufacturing, warehousing and despatch to Wallasey, Birkenhead.


Acquisition of Ayles Fernie Marine and Aerial Dispersant delivery systems.




Acquisition of Aquasentry Environmental Solutions.




Relocation of Head Office and Sales Office to Larkfield, Kent.

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Darcy Products Limited trading as Darcy Spillcare Manufacture, a company registered in England number 0472058.

The registered office of the company is, Brook House, Larkfield Trading Estate, New Hythe Lane, Larkfield, Kent ME20 6GN.