“Discover what makes Solar the perfect solution for your business communications”

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 productivity, improve operational efficiency and enhance the user experience. We work to ensure that our customers have no other focus other than their own business and their own bottom line. Our solutions portfolio and technical expertise include unified communications, collaboration, mobility, network services and data services.


Established in 1988, we’re independently-owned and have offices in Cardiff, 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 and 2017.

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


Customer Solutions

Eddie Stobart

Eddie Stobart: Supporting business success through unified communications About Eddie Stobart Eddie Stobart is a leading European supply chain transport and logistics business. The company is headquartered in the UK where it has more than 2,500 vehicles, 5,000 staff and 50 locations. The challenges The company undertakes a range of long- and short-term contract work […]

The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. It campaigns to protect ancient woods, improve woodland biodiversity, increase native woodland cover and improve everyone’s understanding and enjoyment of woods. The organisation currently looks after 50,000 acres of woodland at over 10,000 sites, has over 194,000 members and over 200,000 additional supporters. Ageing systems […]

Action Claims

Action Claims is a family owned and managed business, offering a comprehensive selection of accident management services and legal expense insurance policies to brokers, insurance intermediaries and their customers. Founded just before the turn of this century, the company has grown rapidly thanks to its reputation for efficiency, top quality customer service and an ability […]

Harrowells Solicitors

Challenges: The firm was established in 1908 by Herbert Edward Harrowell and in 2007 acquired a number of new sites in the centre of York which ultimately needed networking together. Solution: Fibre and multi-core copper cable links to each building Benefits: Faster response to calls and improved client confidentiality. Inbound calls for all offices now routed through one […]

SciSys Group

Unified Communications drives improved collaboration and customer interaction The SciSys Group is a leading developer of ICT services, e-Business and advanced technology solutions which operates in a broad spectrum of market sectors including space, utilities, defence, government, communication, business services, media and broadcast and transport. SciSys’ clients are predominantly blue chip and public sector organizations. […]

Trafford College

Solar deliver knowledge and expertise Trafford College was formed in September 2007 following the merger of North and South Trafford Colleges. There are approximately 9,500 students across four locations in the Greater Manchester area. The mission of the college is to prepare learners of all ages for a successful and rewarding working career. It is […]
Solar People

Team Profiles

Ben Marnham

Non-Executive Director

John Colquhoun

Company Secretary

Jeremy Millard

Non-Executive Director

Will Kennedy

Sales & Marketing Director

Abbie Taft

Head of HR