MLA is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of public order equipment and clothing to police forces and prison services all over the world, established in 1993..

To Our Valued Customers,

We would like to share with you an update on MLA’s ongoing business operations during this global health crisis.

During this challenging time, we are proud that all the MLA team remain committed to our mission of delivering personal protection to police officers and all emergency services personnel operating in the most demanding environments.

Our products are essential to the health and welfare of our user around the world and we continue to operate at full capacity as our aim is to continue to protect key workers.

If you telephone our office, (open between 8.30am 5pm UK time) your call will still be answered by a member of the MLA team.

We will continue to monitor both our supply chain and operations and for any potential impact and if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for entrusting MLA to support you. You can continue to rely on us.

Our on-site manufacturing facility allows is to produce high quality, reliable equipment which can be made to your specification.

Bespoke Design Service

Our Bespoke Design Service puts you in control. A talented and creative team of product designers are available to work closely with you throughout the specification process. From initial design brief to final design selection we can offer professional guidance to ensure we meet your requirements.

So, your idea can be brought to fruition or your ideal solution can be found – whether that’s a ready-made product or a bespoke design for a specialist application.

Made In Britain LogoWe concentrate on quality and performance in the field. We are sure that this, coupled with the right choice of materials and construction, balances the robust with the practice and comfortable.

We’re confident in the pursuit of excellence.

Contact us about our bespoke design service

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MLA are proud to have been a supplier to Essex Police for 20 years

MLA News

NEW WEBSITE SELLING MLA ANTI-MICROBIAL FACE-SHIELDS GOES LIVE

Our new, innovative, anti-microbial face shield aimed at protecting people against coronavirus is now available to buy online. A website, www.mlauniversal.co.uk, has been created by MLA Universal to make it easier for customers to purchase the PPE. This new venture has been made possible thanks to the team at MLA Ltd, who have previously worked... Read more »

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ANTI-MICROBIAL FACE-SHIELDS TO PROTECT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS AVAILABLE NOW

  A FACE shield, with a revolutionary anti-microbial and anti-mist coating, has been developed by our team of designers and engineers, to help keep people safe in the battle against coronavirus. We have adapted our knowledge of police visors to design a special face-shield, which is reusable, abrasion resistant, chemical resistant and which is coated... Read more »

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Open For Business

We would like to let you know that here at MLA we are very much still open for business. Extra staff have been taken on to form a new department focusing on making face shields for hospital staff and care home workers. Our design and production teams are also looking into developing new products to... Read more »

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Clap for our carers…

It’s the third week that we’ve stood on our drives and in our doorways clapping for our carers. For our NHS and key workers. It doesn’t seem to get any less emotional either. Or maybe that’s just me. Everyone of us is affected by what is going but for my children, seen clapping in the... Read more »

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KEY WORKER STATUS

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded key worker status to enable us to continue protecting those working hard to protect those protecting us. We are taking all necessary precautions to ensure our team are operating in the safest working conditions. Wherever possible, people are working remotely at home. For those where home... Read more »

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COVID-19 (Corona Virus)

To Our Valued Customers, We would like to share with you an update on MLA’s ongoing business operations during this global health crisis. During this challenging time, we are proud that all the MLA team remain committed to our mission of delivering personal protection to police officers and all emergency services personnel operating in the... Read more »

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SUCCESS AT EXHIBITION

MLA staff had extremely successful exhibition at the annual Security and Policing Exhibition in Farnbourough at the beginning of March. They met with delegations from all over the world and were able to meet with customers old and new. Shown left to right – Simon Shepherd, Michael Lupton, Natalie Deerlove, Colin Noel and Mimi Rawlings.

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SEARCH FOR NEW FABRICS IN PARIS

Mimi and Lauren, from our design, production and contracts department, have just returned from a really successful trip to Paris on the hunt for new and sustainable fabrics. They visited Premiere Vision as part of our on-going commitment to ensure we keep up-to-date with developments and advances in the fabric market.

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MLA HELMET TEAM VISIT NORWEGIAN POLICE

Two members of MLA’s production team have just returned from Norway as part of our ongoing commitment to customer service. Our production manager, Colin Noel. visited Oslo, where he went to upgrade helmets for the Norwegian Police together with Lee O’Connell from the MLA helmet team. They visited the biggest police force in Norway, where... Read more »

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NEW PRODUCT – AEP VEST

MLA can announce the release of a brand new Flame Retardant AEP Vest. The vest has 24 baton round pouches and 15 rows of Molle. One size of the vest fits all, with elasticated side adjusters allowing the vest to be increased to 66 inches. Other features include: * 12 baton round pouches on the... Read more »

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