H. Pigney & Son are engineers for the Agricultural, Horticultural and Forestry industries with accompanying Petrol Pumps and Hardware & Ironmongery store.

Founded in 1824 our well established business has grown to now have a fully stocked showroom of various Garden Machinery as well as larger Agricultural Machines. We pride ourself in great customer service with a dedicated parts department and qualified engineers in our workshop. Our Agricultural stores and Hardware & Ironmongery shop means you never have to look far for what you need!


Our History

1824 - Our long standing family business was founded in the Eden Valley originally as a Blacksmiths

1886 - A mechanical invention so water could operate the bellows was approved at a charge of £1 per annum - Westmorland Blacksmith's New Machine

1950's - Appleby Show

1961 - We moved to our present location in Appleby as Agricultural Engineers

1974 - Expanded into St Lawrences Church School to accomodate our showroom and Agricultural stores

1980's - An aerial photograph of our premises on Chapel Street in the early 1980's

1984 - We opened our hardware shop next door in Kingdom Hall, High Wiend

1990 - We connected our Hardware Shop to the Agricultural Stores in 1990, providing a retail show area

1990's - Dufton Show

2002 - A new warehouse was built on the outskirts of Appleby to store some of our larger stock


Present  -  Still serving the community with a great 18+ strong workforce!

Meet the Team

David Pigney


Ali Hindson

Service Manager

Mark Johnson

Stores Manager

Linda Pigney


David Dent

Sales Representative

Margaret Dent


Andrew Woof

Sales Representative

Anna Pigney

Marketing & Media