Risley Forge itself was established in 2005 as a new-build industrial unit on the main A574 road at Risley, to the north east of Warrington in Cheshire.
The business is a development of P.Gannon Engineering Services established in 1995, Phillip Gannon being the owner and manager of Risley Forge, with practical experience and specialism as follows:

General Engineering: Metals and materials, aerospace bearing production, powder metals, laboratory furniture manufacture, wire manufacturing, ISO. 9000 Quality systems, machine tools, welding equipment, production machinery and a wide variety of mechanical fitting experience including machine tools, engines, microscopes, compressors, sewing machines, construction and agricultural equipment. 

Laboratory: Chemical analysis and physical testing use of a variety of instrumentation, microscopy and photomicrography - optical and electron optics.

Teaching and Instruction: Welding - theory and practise, general science, engineering, metalwork, woodwork and aspects of plumbing.

Miscellaneous & Leisure: Countryside, farming, animals, vintage tractors, keeping domestic fowl and photography.