Who we are

Few companies can match Hobson Industries’ ability to offer through life support for the Land Rover Defender platform in both armoured and soft skin variants, from a standard 90 to an armoured gunship.

Hobson Industries is a private company established in 1987 by Peter Hobson, AAE (Advanced Automotive Engineer), FIMI (Fellow of the institute of the Motor Industry, C Eng (Chartered Engineer) after serving as a CCWEA (Charge Chief Weapons Engineering Artificer). Hobson Industries is an innovative and highly technical engineering business operating to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System which is complimented with our ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System.

Across the markets we serve in the UK and globally, we establish close relationships with the people that trust and depend on us. We specialise in the through life support management and development of Land Rover Defender heritage military and civilian platforms – in effect, the Land Rover need never die!

Four main business units provide the products and services offered by the company.

Land Rover Defender vehicle build to original specification or complete with modifications and upgrades, all in-house, in addition to all Land Rover model types of vehicle refurbishment, vehicle reconditioning and vehicle homologation.

Unit manufacturing, remanufacturing and reconditioning.

With over 16,000 part lines in stock and the Asset Management programmes pioneered by the Company provide a cost effective range of parts which may no longer be available. The Company’s parts strategy is based on the Land Rover Genuine Parts ideal enabling re-cycled and asset-managed parts to meet original equipment standards and remanufactured parts to meet original equipment specification.

ARMOUR – DESIGN AND FABRICATION AND BLAST PROTECTION: Steel, composite and ceramic armouring of new and refurbished vehicles.

OPERATIONS SITE: The company operates exclusively on a single freehold site of 4.5 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire.