16 Oct 2017

Laidlaw Balustrades: Modern & Compliant Solutions for Education facilities

The UK’s schools, colleges and universities come in all shapes and sizes, but regardless of size, students, staff and visitors all require safe access and movement around the building.

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22 Sep 2017

Firemongery™ – Compliance made easy

As Fire Door Safety Week approaches (September 25 – October 1) it is a timely opportunity to bring to light the critically important role of fire doors in building fire safety and to remind responsible individuals of the legal requirements and to give tips and guidelines to reinforce this crucial message.

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19 Sep 2017

Peace of mind with Laidlaw

2017 has sadly provided a litany of high profile fire-related disasters and brought the need and awareness for better fire safety to the forefront of everyone’s mind.

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13 Sep 2017

It’s an open and shut case with Laidlaw

We’ve all heard about closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. In terms of fire doors this very maxim can easily come home to roost with fatal consequences.

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12 Sep 2017

Laidlaw are proud to support Fire Door Safety Week

Fire doors are a crucial part of the passive fire protection of every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building. They save lives and property.

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30 Aug 2017

Laidlaw agrees partnership deal with FSB

Laidlaw, the UK’s largest independent supplier of ironmongery, doorsets, balustrades and security systems, has signed a partnership deal with German-based FSB.

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25 Aug 2017

Biggest Balustrade Order Yet for £35m Mander Centre Development

With their biggest balustrade order ever, Laidlaw Balustrades have completed the fourth and final phase of the Mander Centre redevelopment with their laminated structural glass balustrade.

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15 Aug 2017

Laidlaw ‘swing’ into action for healthcare

The need for doors in any healthcare environment to work smoothly, quietly and be reliable to facilitate the passage of patients’ visitors and trolleys can sometimes literally be matter of life and death.

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02 Aug 2017

Laidlaw provides expertise in £3m grade I listed restoration project

Laidlaw, the UK’s largest independent supplier of ironmongery, balustrades and security systems, has lent its expertise to the £3 million refurbishment of a grade I listed town hall in Yorkshire.

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26 Jul 2017

Why compliance and safety should always come first

When it comes to the design and installation of glass balustrades and structural glass, it is paramount that health, safety and compliance are never compromised to save money or time.

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23 Jun 2017

Laidlaw nears completion of £2m bespoke ironmongery project for Battersea Power Station development

Laidlaw has played a key role in the delivery of the landmark Battersea Power Station development in London, designing and manufacturing £2 million of specially made architectural ironmongery.

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31 May 2017

Choose quality as standard

There are many providers of good handrails and balustrades systems and it can be hard to choose when comparing glossy photos in a brochure or on-line.

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26 Apr 2017

Trust in Quality & Service

After completing some very successful residential care projects at Victor Hodges Care Home, Southam and Caroline Sharp House, St Albans, Laidlaw Balustrades were called upon again to provide high quality handrail and balustrade packages to care homes.

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12 Apr 2017

Laidlaw and Videx - a winning combination

Laidlaw Security Systems and Videx, a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of access control systems, are a winning combination when it comes to the very best in door entry security.

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05 Apr 2017

Laidlaw – making it easy with new select and supply service

Laidlaw’s new Ironmongery and More select and supply service, which was launched in January, is already proving to be a great hit among customers.

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21 Mar 2017

Keep moving with Laidlaw’s Orbis automatic door operators

Are you looking for the very best in automatic swing door or sliding door operators? Laidlaw Security Systems has the answer: its Orbis automatic operators.

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20 Mar 2017

How a Laidlaw balustrade can transform your balcony or terrace

Installing a balustrade for a balcony or terrace can have a dramatic effect on the look of any building.

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13 Feb 2017

Laidlaw handrail and balustrade installed in new school accommodation block

A contractor that was impressed with Laidlaw’s professionalism called on the company again to undertake a project at one of the UK’s oldest public schools.

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08 Feb 2017

Laidlaw and AES Global Ltd – working together to keep premises safe

Laidlaw Security Systems is a proud partner of AES Global Ltd, the multi-award-winning manufacturer of security systems.

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02 Feb 2017

Make a splash in leisure centres and pools with stainless steel architectural ironmongery

Laidlaw Ironmongery’s stainless steel products are an increasingly popular choice for tough environments, such as leisure centres and swimming pools.

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19 Dec 2016

Laidlaw gears up for 2017 after first 12 months as an independent business

Laidlaw – a leading name in architectural ironmongery, balustrades and security systems – is looking forward to continued growth in 2017 after its first 12 months as a successful independent business.

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13 Dec 2016

Laidlaw: trusted to deliver on large, complex developments

Laidlaw Ironmongery’s Major Project Division is a team that architects and contractors trust to deliver a value-added service on large or complex building projects.

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07 Dec 2016

Laidlaw goes top of the class with university balustrade installation

Laidlaw, the market leader of premium bespoke handrails and balustrade systems, has completed a project at one of the oldest buildings on the University of Staffordshire campus.

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14 Nov 2016

Laidlaw introduces full integration of Invixium Biometric readers

Laidlaw Security Systems’ commitment to innovation and quality has been demonstrated yet again with the announcement that it is fully integrating Invixium biometric readers into its products.

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09 Nov 2016

Let Laidlaw take the strain – Nylon Line handrails are the perfect fit for railway station

A railway station in Essex is looking brighter and fresher after Laidlaw, the trusted architectural hardware supplier, installed its market-leading Nylon Line handrails.

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13 Oct 2016

Laidlaw launches a graduate training programme

Laidlaw has launched its own graduate scheme as part of its commitment to investing in future talent.

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04 Oct 2016

Laidlaw goes above and beyond

It’s not unusual for Laidlaw, a trusted name among architectural suppliers, to go above and beyond for its customers.

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28 Sep 2016

Laidlaw’s commitment to training confirmed with RIBA-approved CPDs

Architects and construction professionals can use Laidlaw’s high quality RIBA-approved material to get ahead with their careers.

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02 Sep 2016

Laidlaw Architectural Ironmongery unlocks the door to unbeatable design and performance

For high performance and innovative design for multiple settings, the renowned Orbis series from Laidlaw Architectural Ironmongery provides the ideal solution.

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31 Aug 2016

Laidlaw Security Systems – Distributor of Integrated Security

Now, Laidlaw Security Systems offers an integrated approach to building access and security, with its comprehensive range of robust, future-proof products, including the latest Orbis door access control, biometric readers, CCTV and tailgate/people counting devices.

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30 Aug 2016

Quality guaranteed with a Laidlaw handrail and balustrade

As a market leader of premium bespoke handrails and balustrade systems, Laidlaw is a trusted name among architectural suppliers.

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04 Aug 2016

Ready for business as new independent chapter begins

Laidlaw – one of the country’s leading names in architectural ironmongery, balustrades and security systems – is celebrating success, just six months after it was relaunched as an independent business.

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02 Dec 2015

GAI Education Awards

On Saturday 12th November the GAI Education Awards were held at the Lancaster Hotel in Hyde Park, London. The event celebrated this year's GAI diploma holders and outstanding examination results.

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09 May 2014

Orbis 600 Cylinder Range Patent Approval

Laidlaw is pleased to announce that the Orbis 600 cylinder range has now received its patent approval and now holds the longest patent in the industry.

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26 Feb 2013

Nylon Is The Answer

With safety forming a fundamental part of any railway station’s fixtures and fittings, Laidlaw’s handrail and balustrading nylon range is ideal. The handpicked range meets the high traffic demands of transport hubs – from an aesthetic, durability and safety point of view.

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