Our Timeline

1986 – First Range of Mailboxes Created

First range of mailboxes launched to the market – vertical , horizontal , through the wall and Homeguard

1986 – Company Registered

Registered  in the UK- Started by Founder; Engineer and established Businessman – Mr. Ian Brown MBE

1997 – ISO9001 accredited

The Safety Letter Box Company  became ISO9001 accredited

1997- Moved Locations

The company moved to a bigger factory / premises  in Neath.

1999- Alison Orrells joined the SLB

Alison Orrells joined SLB ( Ian Brown’s daughter)

2001 – Flaplock launched

FlaplockTM launched to market

2002 – Bespoke R&D and Design department launched

2002- Trumpf punching machine installed

2002 – Installed inhouse paint line and pre-treatment process

2002- First Fire Rated Product Launched

First 1 hour Fire Rated range launched to market

2002 – Investors in People accredited

2002 – Over 120 Models of Mailboxes Created

over 120 models of specification driven mailboxes created for all applications

2006 – Moved To A Bigger Factory

Move to larger 10,000 sq ft factory in Neath

2006- Engraving Brought InHouse

2006- Dugard Milling machine installed

2007 – Alison Orrells takes over as Managing Director

Alison Orrells takes over as Managing Director , Ian Brown becomes Chairman

2008 – UK recession. UAE market launched

2009 – SLB Supplied Products to Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai ( world’s tallest building) and RasGas, Qatar supplied and installed by SLB

2009 Website Launched

E-commerce site launched B2C

2011 – Ian Brown ( founder) receives MBE

Ian Brown ( founder) receives MBE in Queens Birthday Honours for Services to Industry

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The Safety Letterbox Company Team

Our team here at The Safety Letterbox are extremely experienced in providing the ultimate service to all customers, creating detailed project drawings for every enquiry, a range of site services including surveys and installations, and quick lead times.

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We welcome the chance to discuss your project and we can share all that is current in terms of standards and product options totally free of charge.

Simply complete and submit the form and we will get back in touch to talk through your requirements.

We also provide Autocad drawings as required – it’s all part of the service!