MLA are a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing to police forces and prison services all over the world, established for over 25 years.

Our on-site sewing room, situated in a converted blacksmiths, means high quality, reliable clothing and equipment that won't let you and your staff down.

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.

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Some of our valued customers

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

MLA News

New Year, New Website, Newsletter!

What can our newly designed website do for you? A website redesign for most businesses is a pretty laborious undertaking that feels, at times, endless. But the process that we went through over the past few months here at MLA was a rewarding one, because we got to think about how we really wanted our... Read more »

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MLA Announced New Workshop, New Helmet & New Jobs!

Tues 14th March, Seaton Ross – Michael Lupton Associates Ltd (MLA) announced at the 2017 Home Office Security and Policing Event in Farnborough last week, that they have now brought leather and canvas production in house to their facility in Seaton Ross. MLA, leaders in the Personal Protection Equipment and clothing field, have been in... Read more »

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MLA & Scott Safety Forge Closer Collaboration

Thurs 9th March, Farnborough – Michael Lupton Associates Ltd (MLA) and Scott Safety today signed an NDA at the 2017 Home Office Security and Policing Event, taking place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. This significant step has been taken to allow an even closer working relationship to be forged on a number... Read more »

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MLA Announce New Leather & Canvas Workshop

Weds 8th March, Farnborough – Michael Lupton Associates Ltd (MLA) are delighted to announce that they have now on shored leather and canvas production at their head office in Yorkshire. MLA, leaders in the Personal Protection Equipment and clothing field, have been in business for over 24years.  In 2016 they received a Textile Regional Growth... Read more »

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First Public Showing of New Public Order Helmet

Tues 7th March, Farnborough – Michael Lupton Associates Ltd (MLA) are proud to unveil a new and improved public order helmet at the 2017 Home Office Security and Policing Event taking place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. The new helmet is the result of a working group involving four organisations coming together... Read more »

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