About - SK Bearings - Manufacturers of Bridge and Anti-Vibration Bearings

About Us

A division of Dixon International Group Limited based in Cambridge UK

Celebrating 60 years of cutting-edge research and products

Manufacturers of bridge and structural bearings

Our products prevent structural cracking and extend the life expectancy of bridges and buildings

Manufacturers of bespoke products


SK Bearings was founded in 1960 by Bernard Dixon following a successful career as a maltster and brewer. He invented the original Brewmaster recipe and ran the UK’s 24th largest company.

SK Bearings, a division of Dixon International Group Ltd has worked with a number of companies over the years, developing, pioneering and creating a range of specialised products for complex applications in the construction industry.

We believe it is all about providing quality products with an excellent customer experience. This is backed up with a wide range of technical expertise across structural and bridge bearings.



  • Founded by Bernard Dixon (1960).
  • Thames Barrier protected with specialised vertical sliding bearings.
  • English Heritage use upgrading membranes developed in response to the Windsor Castle fire (1995).
  • Eurotunnel use specialised pipe saddle bearings (1999).
  • Singled-out by the Design Council as Britain’s 4th most innovative pioneering company in (1999).


Sales and Technical Support

An SK Bearings expert is on standby with all the information you need for your sales related enquiries and to provide you with all the technical information you need for your bespoke solution or product.

SGS System Certification, UKAS Management Systems
Approved Constructionline
English Heritage