About Us


Welcome to ABRU®.

The UK's leading ladder manufacturer.

Founded in 1968, ABRU® is a leading supplier of access equipment and laundry care product ranges to the DIY and home improvement industry.

ABRU’s success is due to a refreshing philosophy which invests in a continuous programme of innovation into new products and manufacturing techniques; and, notably, shows a dynamic approach to packaging and point of sale.

But above all, the most important reason for ABRU’s sustained growth - and the cornerstone of its reputation for customer loyalty and satisfaction - is sheer quality of service.

From the calibre of our products, through quick and accurate order fulfilment and delivery, to after-sales advice, ABRU® holds quality of service to its customers above all else. And in this, we’re proud to be recognised as an industry leader.

ABRU® is one of the nation's favourite ladder brands. Throughout our history we had gained unequalled expertise and an enviable reputation for providing a complete service to the specialist trade and DIY retail markets on a national and European basis.

ABRU® is commitment to continued product innovation has played a major role in the company's success and ABRU® has been proud to introduce a number of ‘firsts‘ into the UK market including:
     • The 3 Way combination ladder
     • The Workstation range offering the best of construction, design and features
     • The ‘Easy Stow’ loft ladder system

While our website offers assistance and information to help with the selection and usage of ABRU® ladder products, we are continually improving and updating our ranges.

In 2010, ABRU Ltd. was welcomed to the WernerCo family of brands. WernerCo is a privately owned, fully-integrated international manufacturer and distributor of access products.
If you cannot find a specific product or would like further advice, please contact our team of professional sales staff for further assistance.



Ladder Type - Different types of ladders are designed to keep you safe and productive when climbing or standing. Using the wrong style of ladder or simply ignoring the limitations of climbing equipment can result in a fall or serious injury.
Reach Height – Height is referring to the actual ladder height. Reach Height is the maximum reach attainable by the user (assuming a user height of 1.75m (5'9")
Load Capacity – Ladders are designed to safely hold up to a specific amount of weight. Load Capacity specifies the maximum safe weight on the ladder including a person's fully clothed weight plus the weight of any tools and materials that are carried onto the ladder.
Type – Abru ladders are designed to British Standards. This classifies the ladder according to the type of use and loading levels they are capable of withstanding. Type can be defined as Heavy Duty, Light Trade or Domestic.