Solutions for a Safer World

About us

Heald Ltd design, manufacture and install a range of innovative hostile vehicle mitigation systems and traffic control solutions.

An international, industry-leading business, Heald are world class innovators in the field of hostile vehicle mitigation and perimeter technology and one of the largest manufacturers of quality security equipment in the UK.

For over thirty years, Heald has supplied some of the world’s most high-profile sites with advanced protection against hostile vehicle attacks.

Our award-winning, PAS68, IWA and ASTM roadblockers, barriers and bollards play a leading role in the defence of vulnerable properties worldwide.

Yorkshire Based Security for an Everchanging World

As the world security scene continues to change rapidly, it is imperative that we continue to design innovative and reliable hostile vehicle mitigation products which meet the highest of perimeter security standards, by doing a different crash test depending on which product it is.

Heald pride ourselves on adapting our services to suit the different threats which the modern world brings. Made in Yorkshire, providing security to the world.

Electro Mechanical Matador

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Our global client base includes military sites, presidential buildings, palaces, embassies, border controls, airports, oil refineries, stadia, banks, shopping malls, government buildings and many more.

We constantly push the boundaries with ground-breaking new designs, tested to the latest British, EU and US security standards and are renowned for our exemplary in-house manufacturing. 

Our products have been recognised by some of the security industry's leading professional bodies, and we have received accolades from IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence, the Counter Terror Awards, HSBC Global Connections International Business Awards, Home Office and the Security Excellence awards.

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  • 2018
  • 1986



Heald provided the relevant expertise and track record to deliver the solution we wanted to achieve. The Silver Street Public Realm Improvement Project is a key part of the town centres ongoing regeneration programme which seeks to provide flexible and attractive spaces for businesses, markets and events.

Antony Philips
Principal Urban Designer, Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council

World Snooker were delighted with the installation of the Matador and we were also impressed with the excellent service we received from Heald.

Nigel Oldfield
Operations Director for World Snooker Ltd

The Heald team are great to work with. They are interested in serving the customers and working with their integrators to provide great solutions to problems.

David Wachs
President of Concentric Security

Working with Heald Ltd to implement a robust security system allowed us to bring peace of mind and deliver a world class event.

Michael Crofts
Director of Business Strategy and Regulation at Sheffield City Council

To work with Heald on this project I can only say it has been close to flawless. They had a very quick response all the way through from quotation to delivery.

Nikolai Steenberg
Regional Director of Kibo Sikring

The entire Heald team are very professional. We had full technical support and we were very pleased with their response time. The product itself is made of very high quality materials and it has been functioning without any problems since its installation in March 2016.

Erina Caramondani
General Manager of Caramondani Bros Public Company Ltd

The recessed Matador 4 system was the perfect solution both in terms of function and aesthetic quality given the locations conservation area context and the key role it plays in the town centre public spaces.

Antony Philips
Principal Urban Designer, Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council

Heald’s communication throughout was excellent and the project was delivered on time despite having to work to a tight deadline. Their technical staff provided regular updates at the various stages of the project and the end product was of a high standard.

Antony Philips
Principal Urban Designer, Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council


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