Strand Hardware

About Strand Hardware Ltd

Strand Hardware Ltd supplies high quality Window and Door Hardware for commercial buildings as well as our range of locally manufactured products; we are sole UK distributors for top European manufacturers such as Athmer Automatic Door Seals and Antipanic Panic Hardware. We have built our reputation by delivering first class customer service and technical support which is provided through our experienced industry professionals.

Established in 1991 by Jonathan Franks, we are a family owned business with a wealth of experience in the Architectural Ironmongery industry.

"Here at Strand Hardware we are committed to working with our customers to ensure end users are 100% satisfied with our products. This is achieved through our expert knowledge within the industry, product innovation and our dedication to provide what our customers need. As one customer put it "if you don’t know where to get it Strand probably sell it" showing the versatile range we have to offer."

Managing Director, Catherine Franks

What you can expect from us


We distribute our products through a carefully selected network of trusted distributors. We provide a 2-3 day delivery service on most of our products even though on many occasions we deliver orders on the next working day.

Customer service

We recognise that listening to our customers is key to providing the best service. No matter how difficult, complicated or unusual your technical requirements, Strand Hardware are here to help. We provide free expert technical advice, assessment of hardware requirements from architectural drawings and customised products where required.

Industry expertise

Our excellence is delivered through the quality of the staff we employ; we have qualified industry professionals with diplomas in architectural ironmongery. Their product and industry expertise is offered through telephone technical advice, assessment of hardware requirements and training in sales and product knowledge.

Quality products

Strand Hardware do not comprise on quality. We are ISO 9001 registered and have been since 1997. We always endeavour to provide and maintain a total commitment to quality. We do this by only distributing products from top European manufacturers as well as our own locally manufactured range. All Strand Emergency and Panic Exit devices are tested, certified and CE marked to BS EN1125 or BS EN179.

Specialised products

Going that extra mile to meet and exceed customer expectations is the norm for us –we are able to customise some of our standard products with special colours and finishes which are available to order. If you have specific requirements please just ask and we will do our best to help or point you in the right direction if it is not something we are able to offer.

Leaders in Finger Protection and Panic Hardware

We offer market leading products of the highest quality including the Strand Antipanic hardware range which is designed and engineered in Italy and assembled in the United Kingdom. The Strand Hardware range of Finger Protection leads the market in these products.

So whether it’s assistance in specifying the correct product, a technical question or general enquiries, contact our industry professionals who are here to help. Our commitment to you means we are continuously looking at ways of improving our services. Your satisfaction is vital to us so let us know what you think of our product ranges and services by simply picking up the phone or sending an email.