As part of our internal group reorganisation, Barkell will start trading under its parent company name of Airedale, as of 1st April 2022. Please do rest assured it is business as usual, with our AHUs continuing to be designed and manufactured onsite in Consett, UK. This is just a simple group reorganisation to streamline our global operations and reduce confusion amongst our global customers.

Our website will remain here for a while, but you will notice that our content is also available at Our plan is to eventually close down this site, to avoid duplication of content. We are proud of the Barkell name and recognise that Barkell is synonymous with AHUs. For this reason, our bespoke air handling units will continue be named Barkell AHUs, (with the business name that we will trade under changing to Airedale.)


Details of the transferee, effective on 1 April 2022, are set out below:

Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd
Unit 22, No 1 Industrial Estate
Consett, Co. Durham, DH8 6SZ
Company number 1173149
VAT number 184457339

If you have any questions around this, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Airedale’s vision is to support the delivery of a UK built environment where air quality is recognised as imperative to productive, healthy working and living. We work across the supply chain in a partnership approach, using our unrivalled expertise to design and deliver our Barkell brand air handling unit solutions that support healthy and productive environments to live and do business in.



Barkell Air Handling Units offer energy efficient solutions that help reduce the impact HVAC equipment has on the environment and ecosystem.

UV Coil Cleaning - LightGuard


LightGuard is a UV coil cleaning solution, which disinfects systems and prevent the build up of biofilm on HVAC coils, drain pans and ductwork.



Count on Airedale for a wide range of specialist AHU and HVAC spare parts that are held in stock and ready for delivery at our UK site.


Complete HVAC service support, whenever you need it. With Barkell you can rest assured that help is never far away.


Barkell can support existing installations with a complete AHU upgrade and refurbishment service, plus comprehensive maintenance options.