About

First Edition Translations are one of the UK’s oldest established translation agencies, operating since 1981. We are a proud founder member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), a testament to our dedication to upholding the highest industry standards and ethics. Our affiliation with the ITI underlines our commitment to quality and professionalism in the translation and interpretation industry.

At First Edition Translations, we understand that effective communication transcends borders and language barriers. Our comprehensive translation and localisation services cater to a wide spectrum of commercial needs. We specialise in bridging linguistic gaps and making global communication seamless. From legal documents to marketing materials, technical manuals to medical reports, our team of expert linguists and professional translators ensure that your message is conveyed accurately and fluently, maintaining the integrity of your content in the target language.

Our translation services cover a broad range of commercial and publishing translation needs and a diverse range of material including:

Translation Cambridge

Picture of the nearby Cambridge canals at dawn by our project manager Kasia

Cintra Language Services Group

Since 2016, First Edition Translations Ltd have been a member of the Cintra Language Services Group, alongside our sister company, Cintra.

While Cintra excel in delivering interpreting services to the public sector, businesses, and voluntary organisations in the UK, First Edition Translations are a prominent commercial and editorial translation agency that focus on providing translation services to clients in the UK and around the world. Additionally, we collaborate with publishers throughout the UK and Europe, serving as a specialised book translation agency.