Stephenson Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NE1 7RU
0191 208 6160



The British Gear Association (BGA) is a trade association that promotes the technical and commercial interests of manufacturers, distributors, academics and others involved in the Power Transmissions industry in the United Kingdom.
To do this, we offer our members immediate access to support when it is needed, with frequent events taking place at our facility within Newcastle University. The BGA website also acts as a resource hub, hosting the very latest news and research.


The BGA runs regular training seminars and networking events for our members, providing a chance for individuals and teams to learn and network with the broader membership at locations across the UK.


Get immediate, and free, access to various publications through our online resource centre. Publications on offer include white papers, codes of practice and other documents.


Special Interest Groups

Use our Special Interest Groups to find information about specialist topics. SIGs offer a place for members to learn from one another and start discussions.




The BGA provides support and funding for relevant research projects from our members. Completed projects are available for interested parties to download and view instantaneously.



Please note, if you wish to attend a BGA event then you must first register for an account on the BGA website. Once you have completed the sign-up process, you will be able to book a place at the desired event. If you encounter any issues with registration, please contact the BGA office on 0191 208 6160 or email Click here to register.


Gear Foundation Day

12th September 2018£375.00 26 Qty Available
Members receive 45% discount - please log in to see...

Gear Noise & Transmission Error Measurement

19th September 2018£375.00 8 Qty Available
Members receive 45% discount - please log in to see...

Introduction to Gear Cutting and Measurement

25th September 2018£1,550.00 2 Qty Available
Members receive 45% discount - please log in to see members price...

Gearbox Systems – Problems & Solutions

2nd October 2018£375.00 9 Qty Available
Members receive 45% discount - please log in to see...

Gears 2018 Dinner

14th November 2018£20.00 19 Qty Available
Gears 2018 Dinner - for all delegates attending Gears 2018

Gears 2018

15th November 2018£310.00 61 Qty Available
Members receive discount - please log in to see members...

Latest News

Find the latest news from the dynamic power transmissions industry in the UK and beyond and learn about the work of the BGA and its members.

05 Jul: DATE CHANGE – Gear Wear & Failure Recognition

  New Date – Wednesday 28th November 2018 – Book Your Place Now   The seminar gives delegates an insight…

25 Jun: Advertise for FREE on the BGA Website

Advertise for FREE on the BGA Website  A major benefit of the BGA Annual Membership is the opportunity to market…

22 Jun: Book your ticket Gears 2018.

Book your place at Gears 2018. The British Gear Association is the UK Centre of Technical Excellence for gear design, manufacture…

contact us

British Gear Association
Stephenson Building
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne
+44 (0)191 208 6160