About Us

Leading the way since 1985, SWS UK is a leading manufacturer of physical security products and garage doors.

Understanding market needs and demands has been key to our success, we are always striving to offer the best product with the highest level of service both during and after the sales process.

Established in 1985 and after outgrowing our previous premises we moved to purpose built premises in Claughton Lancashire in December 2000. With a work force of just over 100 we are very proud to be a British manufacturer and with all of our processes under one roof our customer service is unrivalled as we can look after all orders personally from start to finish.

With an in house research and development team we are able to continually refine our product range ensuring we are always at the forefront of technology. In addition to enhancing the existing range, there is also a focus on developing new lines which have been industry firsts. We are particularly proud of our Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) and Police approved 'Secured By Design' products giving us the most comprehensive range from any security manufacturer.

With the backing of CRH Group SWS UK has been able to gain knowledge and experience from its sister companies and work with them to mutual benefit. The end of 2011 bought the end of an era and the founder and Managing Director of SWS UK Andrew Dootson retired from his role. With Colin Reoch appointed as the new Managing Director another exciting chapter in SWS UK's history begins.

Our History

SWS UK is a leading British manufacturer of physical security products with a reputation for innovation and unrivalled customer service. Established in 1985 and operating from Lancaster premises.

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Research and Development

With a vast industry knowledge not only are they credited with the development of new products they are also responsible for ensuring our current range is the best it can possibly be.

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Quality & Environment Policy

SWS UK is a professional and environmentally conscious organisation, which acknowledges the impact that our operations may potentially have on the environment.

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Careers with SWS UK

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Good security and very easy to use


Customer of Bramble & Co

– 11-01-2018

The construction, security, warranty all seemed excellent, as well as colour choices. The insulation was a bonus but important as there are two bedrooms over the garage. Our doors were fitted yesterday and we are delighted!


Customer of Central Garage Doors NW Ltd

– 10-01-2018

The finish is excellent and the door action is very smooth


Customer of The Garage Door Centre Ltd

– 05-01-2018

The security features were the most important reason for choosing SeceuroGlide


Customer of Northern Doors

– 03-01-2018