About us

Established in 2012 as the only ‘One Stop Shop for all anti-ligature products available under one roof. Anti ligature shop harnesses extensive technical and clinical expertise developed in the NHS to manage suicide risk within mental health and custodial environments.

Since our inception we have developed and refined our product range to encompass the best products available at competitive prices. In addition we have work tirelessly with health care professionals and suppliers to develop our own product range to manage previously unmet needs (i.e. Anti-ligature hand dryers, shower chairs, fixed curtain rails, soap dispensers, extraction grills, ensuite doors)

Anti-ligature shop has a dedicated sales team as well as technical and clinical expertise to meet all your environmental safety needs

MEET THE TEAM

CARL NEED

Managing Director

Following a long career as an electrical engineer and former estates manager within the NHS Carl recognised that there was a specialist need for products which reduced the risk of suicide in care environments. The company commenced in 2012 as a one stop shop for anti-ligature products at the keenest prices. This simple premise remains at the forefront of the company’s mission statement. Carl continues to develop and manufacture new products to meet customer needs

STEPH NEED

Accounts and HR Manager

Having previously gained 20 plus years’ experience within a Public Sector Local Authority setting, my background is in Human Resources – Recruitment and Employee Development, also specialising in Employment Skills and Inclusion to support individuals in their journeys to obtain and sustain their long term employment goals.

Since joining the organisation (ALS) since its commencement in 2012, my current main duties are fulfilling a wide range of corporate business requirements, Human Resources and accounting.

TONY CRUMPTON

Sales Director

Formerly Head of Safety and Security for a large mental Health NHS Trust Tony’s career spans over three decades and includes roles as a mental health nurse, senior manager, researcher and educationalist, specialising in patient safety. Tony is driven by the desire to contribute to improving people’s lives, and the environments they live in and will provide expert sales advice in ensuring customers anti-ligature needs are met.

DAVID FALKINGHAM

Operations Director

David joins our growing team as a Director at the Anti-ligature Shop with a wealth of experience within the mental health sector, predominantly from operations. He also brings with him a wide range of skills from technical product knowledge to new product development which makes him a great asset to our team. David joins us from Safehinge Primera where his passion to work within the mental health sector began 12 years ago when Anti-ligature products was in its infancy. David is very proud to have played a major part in the design & manufacture of the majority of the Ironmongery, Load release and ancillary items that are widely used in over 80% of the NHS trust throughout the country.

David`s aims will be to build on the great work already happening here at ALS and to work alongside and to support customers specify/design fit for purpose products that work within difficult enviroments. His attention to detail in all aspects of his work has him well respected within our sector.

CLIVE SEAKENS

Ligature Reduction Representative

Specialising within the locks and Ironmongery sector and Anti-Ligature requirements Clive’s career spans over three decades, He was formerly within the Design Team at a large Mental Health Charity working with Estates teams Contractors and Architects to achieve the correct specification.

 Clive is driven by the desire to contribute to improving people’s lives, and the environments they live in and can provide expert advice to  ensure anti-ligature requirements  are met.

KAREN SOBERS

Environmental Safety Sales Consultant

An experienced member of the sales and customer service team, has taken her customer and product knowledge and now works to constantly improve the website and the catalogue featuring the right anti ligature products from leading suppliers – to offer the customer the most direct route to the right product and the right brand for the environment it is required.

JANE SWEENEY

Environmental Safety Sales Consultant

As an experienced member of the sales support team Jane will gather all customer requirements and offer advise and answer any queries on products suitable for the environment required. Jane will navigate customer orders through the business from quotation, ordering, delivery through to invoicing.

DAWN SNELL

Environmental Safety Sales Consultant

Dawn is an experienced member of the sales and customer service team. Providing product information to ensure that the customer purchases the correct product for the environment it is required. Dawn will follow the process through from customer query right up to delivery. Always happy to answer any questions you have regarding any of our products or services.

HARRISON REID

Marketing Apprentice

Our business and marketing apprentice, sharing news and showcasing both established and new products to ensure customers are fully informed. In addition to providing a social media presence he is responsible for sharing our new projects, successes and future plans.

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CONTACT INFO

Anti-Ligature Shop Ltd, Soteria House, 51 Haydock Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 7UW

Tel: 0330 0536 020
Email: info@anti-ligature-shop.co.uk

Mon – Thurs: 9.00am-5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am-3.00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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