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Sail & Colour Loft, Historic Dockyard, Chatham 1734

Handrail Design Limited, Established 1990

Pioneering British Product Design & Engineering

Factory Finished Standardised Stocked Components

Mechanically Assembled Weld-Free Systems


Handrail Design is a privately owned British company based 30 miles East of Central London in The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent. Our business is to design, manufacture, supply and install Architectural handrail and balustrade systems of exceptional quality within super-efficient timescales. The company is unique in its' field as unlike other handrail specialists we are not fabricators, we are pioneers of modular system solutions. Our systems are the most specified choice of UK Architects and our services are continually endorsed by leading Developers and Contractors having successfully undertaken countless landmark projects including several contracts overseas.

Sail & Colour Loft

Since formation in 1990, the company has operated from the Sail & Colour Loft; a scheduled ancient monument and Grade I listed building dating back to 1734 where ship’s sails, canvas gear and flags were originally produced and notably those for the world’s most famous and oldest surviving warship, HMS Victory.


English Heritage

Chatham Dockyard played a vital role supporting the Royal Navy for over 400 years, from the Spanish Armada to the Falklands Crisis, ships built, repaired and manned from Chatham secured and maintained Britain’s command of the world ocean’s and the global position it has today.