We are a leading provider of public sector translation and interpreting services. All our linguists working for the public sector are UK-based and vetted by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Whether you need a simple translation of a business card or more complex technical interpreting or translation, our specialists are on hand to support your company's success in trading overseas.

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Solicitors, housing, healthcare and insurance companies are just a few of the businesses benefiting from our high quality and responsive service, helping them to communicate with non-English speakers as clients or in their workforce.

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We provide translation and interpreting services for the general public too. From certificates, letters or legal documents to university dissertations, you can be sure we'll provide a quick and high quality service no matter the size of the project.

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How do I become a Police Interpreter?

7 August 2017

It was years ago when an old colleague asked me what I planned for my future. Surprised by his question and knowing that he was passionate about computers I said I liked the English language. He laughed saying, “I could make a future for myself with my computer – what...
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Interested in training to become an interpreter?

12 June 2017

We are happy to announce our next Diploma in Police Interpreting course in Warwick! Are you bilingual, have excellent communication skills and have been thinking of becoming a police interpreter? If you’ve been dreaming of becoming an interpreter in the criminal justice system, now is the time to make those...
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Cintra continues its partnership with INTRAN

10 May 2017

Cintra is absolutely delighted to announce that following the recent procurement process, it has once again been chosen as a provider of face-to-face interpreting services for the INTRAN partnership, covering a large number of public sector and voluntary organisations in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex. This continues a...
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Training interpreters to handle real-life dilemmas

8 March 2016

 Many of our interpreters work in social services and care settings. Sometimes it does happen that they are the only witness to unsafe practices or intimidating behaviour.   Mr Kovacs is working very hard this morning. He’s holding tight to his Zimmer frame, edging first one foot forward and then the next....
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Happy Baba Marta Day – Have you got your red & white wool ready?

1 March 2016

I love March. There is something about it that makes it one of the most positive months of the year for me. It marks the end of winter and beginning of spring and fills me with fresh enthusiasm about that lies ahead. (And as you’ve probably already heard – we...
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We’ve got news! Cintra buys First Edition

15 February 2016

Growth found in translation Cintra Translation, a leading East of England language services agency, today signalled its growing strength in the commercial translation and interpreting sector with the announcement that it has purchased translation agency First Edition. With an annual turnover currently in excess of £3.5 million, Cintra Translation operates...
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Interpreting the fun on Transfer Deadline Day

20 January 2016

I love January! It’s the much anticipated opening of football’s transfer window, culminating in the fun that is #TransferDeadlineDay! I’m a huge Luton Town fan and already have loads of questions for our newly appointed manager, Nathan Jones. Will he work with the squad already there? Will he bring in...
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The do’s and don’ts of localising your app. Top reasons to build translation into app design

14 January 2016

build translation into to app design

  “When you’re localising your app for users around the world,“ says John Harper, Managing Director of specialist app marketing agency App Shine and today’s guest blogger, “don’t disappoint your customers by just translating your app store description. It’s vital to translate the app itself!” I come across a lot...
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Expert translation supports company expansion

8 January 2016

How do clients use our translation services in the real world?  Meet Alistair Hollington, Managing Director of Lazarus Training. This Essex-based company has a core team of 24 trainers whose focus is providing practical, hands-on safety and first aid training. In line with his background as an Army medic, Alistair’s...
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Sing along with Google Translate

15 December 2015

Google Translate Sings creator Malinda Kathleen Reese caused a sensation in 2014 with her YouTube parody of Let It Go, the hit song from Disney’s Frozen. If you’ve seen the video, you’ll remember that Malinda Kathleen, Vassar student and quite a voice herself, put the lyrics through what she describes...
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