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Our Best Extension Ladders

Extension ladders are essential products for working safely at height. These ladders can be extended to allow the user to reach greater heights than with a fixed ladder but are easy to store and transport when not in use.

The ladders featured in this blog post fully conform to EN131 standards for the safety of portable steps and ladders, so you can be reassured that they are safe and secure to use. They are ideal for use in a wide range of work environments, including industrial workplaces, for painting and decorating, or for other DIY tasks at home.

Here’s a list of our best extension ladders to help you choose the best product to meet your requirements:

Professional trade extension ladder

Double Extension Trade Ladders

These professional-grade Double Extension Trade Ladders are manufactured from super strong aluminium, with excellent twist resistance and durability, while offering good value for money. They are ideal for use by trade professionals as well as DIY enthusiasts.

  • British made double extension trade ladder
  • Stabilising bar helps to reduce sideways movement and increase stability
  • High traction D-shaped twist-proof rungs


Triple Trade Extension Ladder

Triple Extension Trade Ladders

The Triple Extension Trade Ladders are similar to our double extension trade ladders, but the triple extension allows for more compact storage and transportation. The anti-slip rubber feet provide excellent traction, and the D-shaped twist-proof rungs ensure that these ladders are safe and comfortable to use. A stabilising bar is also included for extra strength and stability.

  • British made triple extension ladder
  • Sizeable maximum load of 150kg
  • Easy to fit stabilising bar



Fibreglass combination ladder

3-Way Fibreglass Combination Ladder

These fibreglass extension / combination ladders are specially designed for electrical work. They feature fibreglass stiles with insulation protection up to 100,000 volts, meaning that you can ensure a safe working environment when working on electrical equipment. These ladders are very easy to set up and can be used as a step ladder, extension ladder or freestanding extension ladder.

  • Features roller wheels for an easy movement against buildings
  • Available in 3 x 8 rung and 3 x 10 rung variants
  • Includes integrated safety locking mechanism


These are some of the best models we offer, but see the full range of Extension Ladders for more options.

See our full range of Industrial Ladders for more heavy-duty access products.

Looking for more Ladder Guides?

We have a selection of useful guides for our range of ladders, including:



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