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Keeping Breakfast in the Kremlin Safe.

Happy World Nutella Day! It’s been a strange few months for this sweet treat spread. Considering a jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds, the love from consumers seem to be quashing any negative stories that have recently hit the brand.

Don't Miss the IRR17 Deadline
If your company uses x-ray equipment you need to make sure you re-register on the new IRR17!
Merry Christmas from Cheyney

Cheyney Design and Development would like to wish all our customers a very happy Christmas and New Year.

The Camembert Inspection Solution
Cheney stablemate, Sapphire Inspection Solutions offers an insight to their x-ray inspection solution for a tricky cheese.
New Xray Inspection
Euroscan launches new Xray inspection services company. Conveniently located just off the M1/J36, the offers fast turnaround food and consumer product and Xray machine rental.
Platform 2015
The new 2015 Platform is released.  Featuring a new range of high reliably hardware and software framework designed for differentiation, along with drop-in replacement components.
Cheyney has moved!
Cheyney is moving to a new,  larger facility, from January 2010.
Sapphire 2009 training
The 2009 Sapphire training week has taken place at Cheyneys Lodge.
Sapphire Technical Conference
The 2009 Sapphire Alliance Technical Conference has been held in the Nihon Room at Pembroke College, Cambridge.  We have been pleased to welcome delegates from Australia, France, Germany, Spain, USA and United Kingdom.
Mobile Xray at France Scan
France Scan has taken delivery of a new mobile system for product rework and recovery.
Featured project
Flame-retardant paper
Flame-retardant material is analysed and recovered with CDD special solution.
Who We Are
Company History
Cheyney is situated in the beautiful countryside of South Cambridgeshire, the team have idyllic base from which to develop their creative talents. This has been the centre of our operations for nearly 26 years and is ideally located midway between two of the London airports, and just over 30 minutes from central London. With our connections to the nearby University, CDD is able to support innovation through collaboration and investment.

The Company takes its name from Cheyneys Lodge, the property that was its home for nearly 25 years until 2010.   Cheyney is a famous name in this area of South Cambridgeshire, with historical references going back to the year 1248.

The team at Cheyney have been behind numerous challenging inspection applications, including very low energy Xray techniques, high speed visual inspection and precision measurement of automotive, aerospace and military components. Currently research is on-going in a number of innovative technology areas, involving Xrays, microwaves and visible light spectra.
Associate companies
Francescan SA
Francescan is a supplier of Xray equipment and services to the food and pharmaceutical industries. It is a member of the Sapphire Alliance group of Xray system manufacturers, and is based in Beaujolais, near Lyon, France.

Francescan SA
Address  M. Patrick Roux
   France Scan SA
   z.a. la treille
   69 430 quincié en beaujolais
 Telephone  +33
 Fax  +33

Absolute Audio Visual Solutions
Absolute is based in Litlington, South Cambridgeshire provides event management services, and supplies and rents audio visual equipment.
Absolute Audio Visual Solutions
Address Alex Parmee, Jon Foster
  Absolute Audio Visual Solutions Ltd
  New Cambridge House
  Bassingbourn Road
  Cambs SG8 0SS
 Telephone  01763 852222
 Fax  01763 853248
Cheyney Estates LLP
Cheyney Estates is a property owner and manager based in South Cambridgeshire.  The company offers air conditioned reseach and office facilities, on flexible or long-term bases.
Cheyney Estates LLP

Address  Alastair White
   New Cambridge House
   Nr. Royston
   Herts SG8 0SS
 Telephone  01763 853535
 Fax  01763 853271

Sapphire Inspection Systems
Sapphire inspection systems is a 3 tier supplier for end of line inspection to the food and pharaceutical inspection markets.
Sapphire Inspection Systems


Address Sapphire Inspection Systems
   New Cambridge House
   Nr. Royston.  SG8 0SS
 Telephone  01763 853399
 Fax  01763 853271


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