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Training Manager Stuart Hopkins retires from Ladder Association

Stuart Hopkins, the Ladder Association’s Training Manager, retires after eight year’s distinguished service. In what was a newly created post back in 2008, he has overseen the growth of a national network of approved training centres that now issues thousands of LadderCards every year. Working with and supporting the Association’s Training Committee, he has beenMore Info

22 April 2016 More Info
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John Bungay retires from Ladder Association Council

A MAJOR FIGURE in the ladder industry, and a significant contributor to the development of ladder standards and best practice, John Bungay, 63, has retired from the governing Council of the Ladder Association after 35 years of service. He first joined the trade body – then called the Truck & Ladder Manufacturers’ Association – inMore Info

18 April 2016 More Info
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Ladder industry discusses the future at 2016 AMM

The Ladder Association’s 2016 Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) finished on Friday, 4 March, wrapping up a productive and engaging event for the ladder industry. The event saw key Ladder Association members and industry leaders come together at The Glasshouse Hotel in Edinburgh to discuss hot topic issues that will affect the industry in the comingMore Info

8 March 2016 More Info
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2016 Annual Members’ Meeting Announced

The Ladder Association has announced that it will hold its Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) over the 3rd and 4th of March at The Glasshouse Hotel, Edinburgh. The AMM is the annual must-attend event in the ladder industry, where Ladder Association members and prospective members come together to socialise, discuss the future of the industry andMore Info

3 February 2016 More Info
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Ladder Association applauds BBC Fake Britain episode exposing fake ladders

THE Ladder Association, the trade body representing the leading manufacturers, suppliers and ladder training companies in the UK, has strongly endorsed the warning about fake ladders broadcast in a recent episode of Fake Britain – the popular BBC series starring Matt Allwright that reveals the extent of counterfeit products in the UK. The programme –More Info

17 December 2015 More Info
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THE LADDER ASSOCIATION has launched this year’s Ladder Exchange, which will run from 1 September to 31 December. Established by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 2007 – and now run and managed by the industry trade body – the campaign has already resulted in thousands of ’dodgy’ ladders being taken out of service.More Info

24 August 2015 More Info


Martin Brooke, sales director at Nottingham-based Bratts Ladders, is the new chairman of the Ladder Association. He took over from Cameron Clow, managing director of access specialists the Clow Group, at the association’s Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) at the Moxhull Hall Hotel, Wishaw. A surplus stock broker and sales agent before joining Bratts Ladders in 2003,More Info

29 May 2015 More Info