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About Us

We are Solar

We understand how integral and valuable a customer-focused, service-focused and employee-focused attitude is when being distinguished in a competitive marketplace.

Our strategy is dedicated to drive and propel customers’ businesses forward, ensuring they have no other focus than their own business and their own bottom line. Our employees are dedicated to our customers. The company is dedicated to fostering an environment in which its people develop and thrive.

We work closely with our customers to create bespoke and flexible communications solutions that save money, boost efficiency, improve operational effectiveness and enhance the user experience. We work to ensure that our customers have no other focus other that their own business and their own bottom line. Our solutions portfolio and technical expertise includes unified communications, collaboration, mobility, network services and data services.


We were established in 1988. We’re independently-owned and have offices in London, Harlow, Chippenham and Manchester. We’ve been recognised by the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ for two years running, and was listed as a Best Companies’ ‘one to watch’ in 2016.

Today Solar works closely with its customers to create bespoke and flexible communications solutions that save money, boost efficiency, improve operational effectiveness and enhance their users’ experience.


Customer Solutions

North West Ambulance Service

North West Ambulance Service — improving the patient experience with modern communications North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is an NHS Trust that provides 24-hour, 365-days-a-year accident and emergency services to those in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria. The NHS Trust also provides free patient transport services for those who require non-emergency transport to and […]

ASD metal services

Solar delivers ‘best in class’ telecoms solution to ASD metal services ASD metal services are part of the International ‘klöckner & co’ multi-metal distribution group. UK operations are based at their Leeds headquarters and they have 34 offices throughout the UK. Currently 21 of the businesses are using the new solution, provided, installed & managed […]


In Safe Hands with Solar – the Risktec Story Risktec is a serious business. It’s a global, specialist, risk management and training company, and is part of the TÜV Rheinland Group.  Working with major hazard industries such as the nuclear and gas and oil sectors. Its consultants assist clients in major hazard industries as well […]

Cell Therapy Catapult

Flourishing start-up company, Cell Therapy Catapult, has praised Solar Communications for delivering a worry-free cloud-based phone and internet service to offices located in the centre of a busy hospital. Solar’s solution meets the business’ internet needs and offers a feature-rich, flexible and mobile-friendly communications solution with no need for expensive on-site hardware and maintenance. Growing […]


A new, robust VoIP system from Solar has enabled M2 to improve customer service levels and reduce cost, while bringing mobile employees closer to the centre of the business. M2 sells an extensive variety of print solutions. Founded in 1992, the company now boasts five sites in Manchester, London, Glasgow, Wakefield and Trafford, and has […]

Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre (CFT) is a very well-known theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, which produces its own work during the world famous Festival Season and then receives touring work during the autumn and spring period. The business is situated in Oaklands Park and comprises the Festival Theatre, Minerva Theatre, Administration offices and the Steven Pimlott […]
Solar People

Team Profiles

John Colquhoun

Company Secretary

Jeremy Millard

Non-Executive Director
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Will Kennedy

Sales & Marketing Director

Abbie Taft

Head of HR

Darren Standing

Head of Product