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Wessex Translations Limited – Quality Language Solutions for over 45 years

Services: Wessex Translations offers full language support, from translation, interpreting and website localisation to typesetting and other language solutions or just friendly advice.

We translate written text in all language combinations for a wide variety of industries, delivering over 60 million words every year. All our work is revised by a second qualified linguist, ensuring accuracy and consistency every time. We’re not limited to simple Microsoft Office formats; our typesetting expertise means that we can translate from complex design files and deliver our translations looking equally as polished as the original.

Many of our clients rely on us for website localisation and trust us to translate and maintain their foreign-language websites. We use various tools to make this service as seamless as possible, including proxy-based solutions.

We also provide face-to-face interpreters for all types of situation, from court proceedings and medical appointments to large-scale business meetings and conferences, both in the UK and abroad.

Language Combinations: With a global network of trusted translators and interpreters, we can provide solutions for any requirement, whatever the language combination.
Experience and Areas of Specialisation: Established in 1972, we have a wealth of experience serving the needs of local and international clients from all sectors including corporate, government, EU institutions, not-for-profit organisations and private individuals.

Our translators and interpreters specialise in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, medical and pharmaceutical, legal, financial, marketing and publishing.

Accreditation, Membership, Qualifications and Certificates: We are the longest standing member of the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) and have been a Corporate Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) since 1987, winning their Best Translation Company award on three consecutive occasions.
Equipment, and Resources: We use the latest PC and Mac operating systems, as well as the most up-to-date industry software including memoQ, SDL Trados Studio and WorldServer. By harnessing the latest language technologies we are able to handle demanding amounts of data quickly and efficiently, building a library of client-specific content ready for future use. This keeps our clients’ costs down whilst improving consistency and delivery times.

Our typesetting team are experienced in various design software such as InDesign, Quark Xpress and FrameMaker, ensuring technical manuals, marketing brochures and packaging labels are delivered to the same high standard as the original, ready to print.

We are able to cater for large-scale interpreting assignments with a choice of audio equipment, depending on your requirements.

Profile: Founded in 1972, Wessex Translations was one of the first translation companies to be established in the UK. We have built a reputation for providing highly professional language solutions to a wide range of public and private sector organisations including UK government departments, European institutions and United Nations, as well as numerous international and multinational companies. As the longest standing member of the ATC, we helped to pioneer quality management in the industry, later becoming one of the first corporate members of the ITI. These two leading institutions set codes of professional conduct and govern standards within the industry today.

We pride ourselves on developing long-lasting relationships with our clients, many of whom look on us as a trusted partner in their success. Not only do they rely on us for our unrivalled language and translation skills, they also value our project management expertise and professionalism. We are committed to service excellence and while technology is a great enabler, it’s our team who understand your needs, who meet your deadlines and who strive to solve your urgent, last-minute queries. Our experienced in-house team are supported by a large network of freelance translators and interpreters, many of whom we have worked with for decades, often on a daily basis. We believe that our long-standing relationships with both clients and suppliers are a testament to the quality of our work and the level of service we provide.

Telephone/fax: +44 (0)1794 369 370