Protecting the Consumer and Servicing
the Trade with Independence and Integrity

Supervised by Rose Nightingale and Julie Burns, this 19 people strong team are responsible for applying hallmarks by both press and hand to the wide variety of gold, silver, platinum and palladium items which are presented for hallmarking every day. Between them they have over 286 years experience in applying hallmarks from the smallest intricate pieces, right the way through to football trophies! The team have seen the introduction of new technology for hallmarking such as hydraulic presses suitable for hallmarking finished and highly polished rings whilst still maintaining within their skill set the traditional method of applying hallmarks by hand. L-R of picture above:



The Birmingham Assay Office to sponsor the BATF Platinum Jubilee Competition 2022

20th Jan 2022

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The Birmingham Assay Office welcomes local manufacturer to witness the first commemorative mark struck in Birmingham to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.

1st Nov 2021

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The Birmingham Assay Office celebrates twenty-one employees for their long service with a combined total of 360 dedicated years.

27th Oct 2021

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25th Sep 2018

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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

8th Jun 2018

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2nd May 2018

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