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Updated: Thursday the 24th of April, 2014 Ramsay & Sons (Forfar) Ltd

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Ramsay & Sons (Forfar) Ltd
61 West High Street
Forfar
Angus
DD8 1BH

Tel: 01307 462255
Fax: 01307 466956
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Our ladders cover a wide range of commercial, industrial and domestic applications. Every Ramsay Ladder is designed and manufactured with the latest innovations and to the highest standards of quality. We provide a fast, reliable, friendly service and the best ladders available on the market. We have a national network that operates efficiently and smoothly, controlled from our modern headquarters in Forfar. Our stock control system is designed for rapid, efficient service, and should a standard ladder not be available ex stock, then the order is given priority so that lead time is kept to a minimum. Our modern fleet of vehicles are constantly on the road making deliveries to customers throughout the UK mainland. All our ladders and stepladders conform to BS2037:1994, BS1129:1990 or BSEN131:1993 where stated. Products shown without a kitemark, although outwith the scope of the relevant British Standard, are manufactured with the same quality materials and in compliance with BS EN ISO 9002. Our website showcases our main range of ladders, but if you do not see the ladder you require on our website, our technical sales team can assist you with finding the right ladder for your application. If the ladder you need is not among our standard ladders, our Ramsay Access Division can modify or design and produce a bespoke ladder suited specifically to your needs.

Single Section Ladders

Our single section ladders are manufactured from high quality rectangular section tiles and feature serrated round rungs that are fitted at 250mm centres. The ends of the stiles are fitted with rubber feet for extra grip and safety measures. We supply single section ladders in a range of lengths to suit different customer requirements and prices vary accordingly.


Please follow the link to our website where you can view the range and order items easily via our online shopping system.



D-Rung Ladders

Ramsay Ladders also provides three main types of D-Rung Ladders suitable for trade or domestic use: Single Section Ladders TDS, Double Extension Ladders – TDD and Triple Extensions Ladders – TDD. All ladders feature rectangular box section stiles and large D shaped rungs with twist proof joints that are fitted at 300mm centres. Rubber feet are also fitted at the ends of the stiles.


All ladders are available in various lengths and priced accordingly. Please see images, dimensions and prices on our website.



Double Extension Ladders

Our double extension ladders are widely used for both domestic and trade applications and feature rectangular box section stiles with 24mm diameter serrated round rungs that are fitted at 250mm centres. They also feature an automatic swing clutch and the ends of the stiles are fitted with rubber feet. Ramsay Ladders also provides a rope operation option on ladder references L, E, F and J.


Please visit our website to view our complete range of double extension ladders and to order securely via our online ordering system.



Triple Extension Ladders

Alongside our range of double extension ladders we also provide a fantastic range of high quality triple extension ladders for trade or domestic use. This range features the Triple Extension Ladders – TE and the Triple Extension Ladders – Ramsay Standard – TE.


Triple Extension Ladders – TE: these ladders feature rectangular box section stiles with 24mm diameter round rungs at 250mm centres. Other features include an automatic swing clutch and rubber feet are fitted on the end of the stiles.


Triple Extension Ladders – Ramsay Standard – TE: these ladders have all of the same features as above. They are manufactured to BS EN ISO 9002 Quality System standards. Rope operation options are available on certain models.



Combination Ladders

Our combination ladders provide users with a versatile tool. It can be used as a double extension ladder with a splayed base or a stepladder or used as two single section ladders. They are manufactured from hollow seamless aluminium extrusions with radiused corners for added strength. Other features include rungs of 24mm diameter serrated tube which is fitted through the stiles at a standard rise of 250mm and held in place by special locking methods to prevent turning and for added strength. Rubber plugs are also fitted at the ends of the stiles for extra grip.


Please see the full range of combination ladders on our website.



Window Cleaning Ladders

Ramsay Ladders also supplies high quality window cleaning ladders. These are either sold as single section ladders or double extension ladders to suit customer requirements.


Window Cleaning – SWC: these single section ladders are manufactured from aluminium and feature rectangular box section stiles with 24mm diameter serrated round rungs that are fitted at 250mm centres.


Window Cleaning – DWC: our double extension window cleaning ladders are also manufactured from aluminium and feature a splayed base and pointed top like the single section ladders. Both types of window cleaning ladders are manufactured with a white rubber block at the top and rubber feet at the base.



Steeplejack Ladders

We are pleased to supply 3.00m steeplejack ladders as well as 4.50m steeplejack ladders. Both of these ladder types feature 10mm diameter hole drilled for brackets between the 3rd and 4th rung. We also supply associated equipment including steeplejack sleeves and steeplejack ladder brackets.


Please view our website to view the range in full including images and prices.



Surveyors Ladders

Our surveyor ladders are approximately 1040mm long and are widely used for inspection purposes. They are lightweight, easy to assemble and fit easily into the car boot. Various sizes of surveyor ladders are available with prices starting from £29.50 including VAT.

Fruit Picking Ladders

Our fruit picking ladders are manufactured from aluminium and are lightweight for easy transportation while remaining tough and sturdy at the same time. They feature a pointed top and played base with rubber feet fitted at the end of the stiles. These ladders are ideal for all kinds of fruit picking applications.


Here at Ramsay Ladders we also provide a bespoke service whereby we tailor existing designs to suit specific customer requirements. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please give us a call to discuss available options.



Roof Ladders

We provide three main roof ladder types:


Single Roof Ladder – ARL and Double Roof Ladder – D.ARL: designed specifically for roof work with galvanised tubular steel ridge hook and rubber covered aluminium cross supports.


Roof Ladder Extensions: our roof ladder extensions are fitted with sleeved joining plates and rubber covered cross supports.


All of our roof ladders are manufactured to BS EN ISO 9002 standards. Please follow the link to our website to view images, information and prices.



Folding Platform Steps

We also supply three types of folding platform steps including:


Platform Steps: T.ALPS: these aluminium steps feature channel stiles with angle frame rear legs fitted with rubber feat at front and rear.


Heavy Duty Platform Steps – AFS: our heavy duty model features tough and robust stiles with also with angle frame rear legs. These steps are widely used and suitable for industrial use.


Domestic Platform Steps – ADPS: these steps are constructed with polished aluminium box section and feature self locking aluminium platform with safety joints to avoid trapping fingers. These steps also feature a tall guard rail for extra safety and support.



Swingback Steps

Ramsay Ladders provides an excellent range of swingback steps. The range includes:


Swingback Steps – T.LAS: these swingback steps are suitable for trade or domestic use and feature channel stiles with angle frame rear legs with 80mm deep treads. They are fitted with rubber feet at the front and rear.


Heavy Duty Swingback Steps – AS: these heavy duty swingback steps feature tough and robust aluminium channel stiles with angle frame rear legs and 89mm deep treads. They are also fitted with rubber feet at the front and rear.


Swingback Steps – ABS: these swingback steps feature a 180mm deep wide top tread as well as channel stiles with angle frame rear legs and rubber feat.


Double Sided Steps – DAS: these double-sided aluminium folding steps feature 89mm deep treads and are ideal for various industry and trade applications.



Double Sided Steps

Our double sided steps are designed to be tough and long lasting for all kinds of industrial and trade use. They are manufactured from aluminium and feature channel stiles with 89mm deep treads and rubber feet at the end of the stiles for extra grip.


Please follow the link to the Ramsay Ladders website where our images and information, including prices, are available. If you require any assistance ordering or would like further information, please contact the team at Ramsay Ladders and we will be happy to help.



Shelf Ladders

At Ramsay Ladders we also supply the industry with high quality, aluminium parallel sided shelf ladders with 89mm deep treads. These ladders have an overall width of 362mm and are fitted with a timber crossbar. Optional 25mm aluminium hooks are also available.

 
We are pleased to also provide customers with alternative widths, lengths and taper to suit specific requirements. Please contact the team at Ramsay Ladders with your requirements. All of our shelf ladders are manufactured to BS EN ISO 9002 standards.



Euro Swingback Steps

Our Euro Swingback Steps feature channel stiles with box section rear legs and 80mm deep treads. They are fitted with rubber feet at the front and rear and are ideal for industrial, trade or domestic use.


Various sizes are available alongside a range of accessories including rubber covered treads, scafftage (for recording details), back and front step foot, roof rack clamps and more.



Euro Platform Steps

Our Euro Platform Steps are manufactured from aluminium and feature channel stiles with box section rear legs. They have 80mm deep treads and are fitted with rubber feet at the front and rear. These steps are widely used in all kinds of industrial, trade and domestic applications.


Prices start from £82.00 including VAT. Please follow the link to our website to view the complete range.


If you cannot find what you are looking for, please call a member of the team at Ramsay Ladders who will discuss other available options via our bespoke manufacturing service.



Aluminium Vision Stepladders

Our aluminium vision stepladders are HSE working at Height Regulations 2005 and are fully compliant to work two-handed for short tasks. They feature 360 degree working platforms (600mm x 400mm), fitted handrails, hinged gate at the front of the platform, rear wheels for easy movement and an anti-climb barrier at the front of the steps.


Various sizes are available with prices currently starting from £299.00 including VAT. Please visit Ramsay Ladders’ website to view the range and order easily online.



Staging Planks

Our lightweight staging planks are designed and manufactured to be easily transported and manoeuvred while remaining strong and durable at the same time. They are manufactured from box section aluminium stiles and feature wooden and aluminium cross supports. Our staging planks are aluminium lightweight to BS2037:1994 Class 1 Industrial and are supplied with standard widths of 450mm (18inches).


Please follow the link to Ramsay Ladders’ website to view the range in full.



Folding Trestles

Ramsay Ladders’ folding trestles are manufactured from hollow seamless extrusions and feature radiused corners for added strength. They are fitted with crossbars to synchronise the trestle with other trestle heights in order to keep staging planks level. The ladder stiles are fitted with rubber plugs for extra grip.


Please visit our website to view close up images of our complete range of ladders. If you cannot find the exact ladder solution you require, please contact the team at Ramsay Ladders who will discuss available options.



Ramsay Loft Ladders

We are pleased to supply a wide selection of loft ladders. The range includes:


Original Ramsay Loft Ladder – AL: available in five sizes up to a maximum height of 3.66m. These ladders feature a spring controlled operation with three brackets, one handrail, operating pole and all fixings.


Hobby Timber Loft Ladder – TDH: a three-part timber loft ladder of incredibly high quality. This ladder is supplied fully assembled and ready for use.


Domestic Loft Ladders – DAL: this ladder is available in one size to fit up to a maximum vertical height of 3m and features one bracket to fix over the trap edge.


Concertina Loft Ladder – CTLP: this ladder is suitable for domestic and commercial use. It is manufactured from aluminium extrusions and fits loft openings 600mm x 500mm wide.

 
Telesteps Loft Ladders: introducing the world’s first telescopic loft ladder supplied fully assembled and ready to install with just six screws.



3 Way Domestic Ladder

This 3 way domestic ladder is designed and manufactured for domestic use. It is manufactured from lightweight aluminium and is strong and sturdy for safe and effective use. The 3 way ladder is easily converted from a step ladder to an extending ladder to a stair ladder.


The 3 way domestic ladder is available in one size only and features Class 3 Domestic Duty Rating 95kg.



Ladda- Step

Here at Ramsay Ladders we also provide the Ladda-Step. This model is manufactured from tough and lightweight aluminium and features channel stiles that are fitted with 89mm deep treads on a tapered front with 24mm diameter round rungs on the rear/upper splayed section.


This model is an excellent choice for tradesmen and for industrial use. Three different sized models are available in this range all available at competitive prices.



Fixed Platform Steps

We are also pleased to supply the industry with a wide range of fixed platform steps. Examples of the range include: Fixed Double Sided Platform Steps, Fixed Single Sided Platform Steps – DPS, Fixed Double Sided Platform Steps with Handrail, Handrail one side and across rear, Handrail across rear only, Handrail two sides and across rear and Handrail one side. All of these fixed platform steps are manufactured in accordance with BS EN ISO: 9002 and conform to the Work at height Regulations 2005.


Please follow the link to the Ramsay Ladders website to view the range in full and to order easily online.



Handrails

Our aluminium warehouse steps are designed and manufactured for heavy usage and feature 89mm deep treads and angle frame rear leg assembly with handrails on both sides and wheels at the front and the rear for easy transportation.


These steps are widely used in warehouses and for industrial, storage, racking and office use. A wide range of sizes are available along with various accessories such as front and back foots, wheels, scafftag and rubber covered treads.



Mobile Warehouse Steps

Our high quality aluminium steps are designed for heavy use and are ideal for use in industrial, storage, racking and office use. They feature 89mm deep treads and an angle frame rear leg assembly. These steps also have handrails on both sides and wheels at the rear for easy transportation.


Our mobile warehouse steps are available in a range of sizes; full details are available to view on the Ramsay Ladders website.



Mobile Steel Platform Steps

We supply two main types of mobile steel platform steps: Mobile Steel Platform – MSP and Mobile Steel Platform – with PVC Treads. Both of these platform steps feature a tubular steel welded construction and are complete with an access barrier front brake system. Other features include a painted finish of either red or blue, 200mm deep treads, 550mm x 400mm platform with 150mm high toeboard.


Both of these platform steps have been independently tested to safe working loads of 300kg. Please see our website for full details including prices and ordering facility.



Wooden Single Section Ladders

Our fine Douglas Fir timber stiles are of excellent quality and feature ash rungs that are housed full section into blind holes and pinned and glued. These ladders are supplied varnish for an excellent finish. Various sizes are available to suit all kinds of industrial and trade requirements.

Wooden Swingback Steps

At Ramsay Ladders we also supply Douglas Fir, swingback steps. These steps feature back legs that have been mortised and tennoned, glued and wedged, hinged to the back board and bolted to the stiles. All ladders are manufactured to extremely high standards in order to be tough and long lasting for all kinds of industry and trade use.


These steps also feature treads that are fitted at 250mm and pinned with ring shank nails and fitted with check blocks at intervals to prevent slide away. They are supplied varnished and all metal parts are rust proofed.



Wooden Double Extension Ladders

Our wooden double extension ladders feature fine quality Douglas Fir timber stiles and ash rungs that are housed full section into blind holes that are pinned and glued. They also feature automatic latching and tie rods that are fitted at intervals. These ladders are supplied fully varnished and are available in four different sizes. Full details including prices are available on the Ramsay Ladders website.


If your requirements go beyond our standard range, please contact the team at Ramsay Ladders for information regarding our bespoke service. We are sure to be able to meet your needs.



Wooden Platform Steps

Ramsay Ladders’ wooden platform steps are manufactured from high quality Douglas Fir. The back legs are mortised and tennoned, glued and wedged, hinged to the back board and bolted to the stiles. All platform steps are manufactured to extremely high standard for long lasting results. These wooden platform steps feature treads that are fitted at 250mm rise and pinned with ring shank nails and fitted with check blocks at intervals to prevent slide away. Various size wooden platform steps are available to suit different industrial and trade requirements.

Glass Fibre Ladders

We supply Glass Fibre Swingback Steps – AFSB and Glass Fibre Platform Steps – AFPS. Both of the glass fibre steps feature channel stiles that are fitted with 85mm deep treads and channel frame rear legs. These steps are widely used in industries including electrical, petrochemical and food. Various size glass fibre ladders are available to suit industry requirements. Please see the range in full on our website.

Glass Fibre Stepladders

We are also pleased to supply the GRP Stepladder. This non-conductive ladder features GRP stiles and aluminium treads and side bars. Various size stepladders are available all conforming to EN131 rating. Please see images, information and prices on the Ramsay Ladders website.

Football and Hockey Goal Frames

As well as a huge stock of ladders and access equipment, Ramsay can also supply a range of football and hockey goal frames - all of which are manufactured from extruded aluminium tube that has been cut, mitred and welded to size. Each frame is fitted with net slots and toggles and comes complete with ground spikes for holding it securely in position. 

Though their use at senior clubs is confined to the training ground, Ramsay football goal frames can be used in match play circumstances at junior and amateur level. 

Our hockey goals, meanwhile, are made to conform to the latest regulations and are manufactured from hollow aluminium extrusions. Frames incorporate an 18mm exterior plywood backboard and come with all necessary fixings for installation. 

Nets for football and hockey goals can also be supplied if required. 



Glass Fibre Stepladders

Ramsay Ladders can offer several types of glass fibre stepladder:
  • Glass fibre swingback steps – with 85mm deep treads, channel frame rear legs and rubber feet. Ideal for use in the electrical, petrochemical and food industries. 
  • Glass fibre platform steps – with 85mm deep treads, channel frame rear legs, rubber feet and a 255mm x 435mm platform. Ideal for use in the electrical, petrochemical and food industries.
  • GRP stepladder – with non-conductive GRP stiles, aluminium treads and side bars. Conforms to EN131 standards. 
For more information, please visit Ramsay Ladders online. 



Hop-up Platform

We currently offer two hop-up platforms - both of which have a lightweight design, and both of which conform to TUV standards.
  • Hop-up 202 – with a platform measuring W 690mm x L 300mm. Maximum capacity is 150kg.
  • Hop-up 204 – with a platform measuring W 900mm x L 300mm. Maximum capacity is 150kg. 
For more details, specifications and prices, please head over to the Ramsay Ladders website. 



Mini-Dek

Mini-Dek platforms are made from strong, light and durable aluminium, and are designed to meet the requirements of the HSE's working at height regulations. They have a maximum working load of 150kg (tested to 250kg) and can be adjusted to meet your working height requirements up to 1.16m. Mini-Dek platforms are fitted with 10mm textured decking, rubber feet to all four legs and 125mm wheels to one side (these are clear of the ground when the platform is in working position). They are ideal for both trade and domestic use.

Ships Gangway Ladder

Our gangway ladders are manufactured from hollow seamless aluminium extrusions with radiused corners for added strength. Rungs are made from 30mm corrugated tubes and are fitted through stiles at a standard rise of 250mm using a special locking method that prevents turning and enhances ladder strength. Gangway ladders are fitted with plugs at the top end, circular swivel feet at the bottom, and have securing rings at both. Handrails are made from 32mm aluminium tube.

Skymaster

The 3-part Skymaster ladder offers total flexibility. It can be used to complete a wide variety of aerial tasks and is designed in such a way that makes it safe to use on steps and stairs. Skymaster ladders are available in five standard sizes, details of which can be found on the Ramsay Ladders website. If required they can also be fitted with a safety handrail and platform, giving you even more working flexibility.

Workhorse Trestle

This lightweight but robust aluminium workhorse features splayed channel legs, rubber feet, locking side stays and a small tool tray. It is easy to assemble and ideal for anyone working with kitchen worktops and the like. Our workhorse is available in one standard size, but we can also cater for customers requiring bespoke sizes by manufacturing them to order. 

Find out more about our aluminium workhorse and the products listed above by visiting Ramsay Ladders online. If you would like to place an order, please contact us on 01307 462 255. 




Detailed Information
Registration Number: 24001
VAT Number: 269754896
Established: 1947
No of Employees: 58
Annual Turnover:

Importers: Yes
Exporters: Yes
Company Type:
  • Manufacturer
  • Fabricator
ISO Compliance: ISO FM35242

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