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About Us

Our desire is to enable you to protect your teams and promote your corporate image without compromising your safety, time or quality.

Who Are we?

Based in Plymouth, Protective Wear Supplies Ltd (PWS) is a leading PPE and workwear supplier with customers across the UK. A family business with over 45 years’ expertise, we supply a number of key frameworks in the Utilities and Housing sectors with PPE, workwear and cleaning solutions. But our expertise is not limited to these sectors.

Our company is built on the solid simple foundation of making a commitment to you to provide innovative quality products at competitive prices, on time. This proven method ensures our customers have an excellent reliable service time after time.

To do this, we have two modern warehouses which provide plenty of space to hold large stocks, giving you reassurance of a sustainable supply. Our dedication to service creates satisfied customers whose costs of procurement are reduced through time saved.

Read more about our fabulous new warehouse here.

Our vast knowledge built up over years of experience provides effective solutions to all the industries we operate in – we look forward to helping you too.

Our Exclusive Brands

Harnessing our knowledge with your customer expertise, we’ve developed our own exclusive brands to design, make and supply the products you need to do the job. We love our Bertee, Redd, Boing and H brands – and are convinced you will love them too.

Bertee: Comfortable, hard wearing, value for money workwear.

Redd: Technical clothing for special hazards with flame retardant, anti-static and arc protection properties.

Boing: Putting a spring in your step.

H: Look after your hands.

We combine technical expertise with exceptional value; all served with a good dollop of unbeatable customer service.

Contact us to request a demonstration, meeting or product sample. We would love to hear from you.

Our Ethos

By focusing on value for money and innovative new technology, we deliver an optimal solution for cost-effective Workwear & PPE by focusing on value for money and innovative new technology.

Value for money: We focus on lifetime cost. Our product ranges feature guarantees and quality accreditations to ensure the lifetime cost of the product is the lowest possible.

Innovative new technology: The MyWeb system enables cost saving through being backed by some of the best expertise and experience in the sector, including helpful and friendly advice with timely delivery and excellent value for money.

Our Beliefs

As we move forward on this journey, the below will become true of us:.

  • Friction need not exist.
  • Challenges are met & resolved.
  • Simplifying the procurement process.
  • Work is easy, and work is fun.
  • We’re in the business of growing people.

Our Vision

We will be the first-choice partner for every Utility and Housing Association business in the UK.

Our Mission

To align every department to create a frictionless partnership with our clients by the end of 2020.

PWS will become a thriving, forward looking company, with eagerness across the company to create a frictionless partnership with all its clients at every touchpoint. 

This focus on frictionless partnerships is also reflected inside the organization; all departments are aligned to achieve daily improvement to continually progress and work together to ultimately deliver the PWS Mission.


Using our bespoke online ordering system, My Web, our customers find that their procurement is more cost effective and efficient: 

  • Time saved – easy and fast to place orders.
  • Increased cost control – simpler to keep your budgets.
  • Full available online reporting.
  • Maintaining brand image with personalised uniforms.