Public Order Protection & Riot Gear in the USA

MLA have for the past 25 years designed & made protective equipment for the police. We are proud to be the principle supplier of public order equipment for the officer in the London Metropolitan Police & supplier of riot gear to all 43 UK Police forces and to police in Canada, Australia, Europe & Asia.... Read more »

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Just to reassure customers that despite the latest Government announcement of the third lockdown in England, we are open for business as normal. Our team is working from home where possible and a shift system is operating with our production teams to ensure everyone can stay safe. Orders can be placed by calling (01759) 318557 or... Read more »

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With Autumn setting in and the colder weather upon us, our X600 Winter Motorcycle Glove offers the perfect protection for motorcyclists. The glove is made from full leather, has a Thinsulate lining and has reinforcement to areas of high wear on the palms and index finger. Knuckles are moulded and there is impact-absorbing foam on... Read more »

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Pre-production models for our NEW DEFENDER HYBRID Riot Helmet are currently being evaluated and we are very close to releasing a certified product. The Hybrid relies on the proven structure of the Defender shell with new technology that improves comfort and safety. Many of the new features are taken from the MLA Merlin helmet and... Read more »

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Our new, innovative, anti-microbial face shield aimed at protecting people against coronavirus is now available to buy online. A website,, 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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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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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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