Richards Hose Ltd


Richards Hose specialise in the supply of Layflat Hoses, and associated products. RHL design and manufacture Layflat Hoses for every requirement including Fire Hoses, Industrial Hoses, Drinking Water Hoses, Hardware and Fittings. Fittings offered include Hose Adaptors, Branchpipes & Nozzles, Standpipes & Mains Equipment, Suction Hose & Fittings, Dry & Wet Riser Systems, Fire Hose Reels & Fittings.

RHL are stockists and manufacturers of the largest, most diverse range of reinforced layflat hoses in the UK today.

This allows us to carefully select and advise the most suitable product for your application using our wealth of experience and knowledge. Whether you require a standard product or a bespoke production specifically suited to your needs, our team will work closely with you to make sure you receive the best possible product and personal service available.

Fire Hoses

We design, manufacture and supply a layflat hose for virtually every requirement including Fire Fighting, Water Delivery, Construction Industry, Specialist Mining including Anti-Static, Drinking/Potable Water, Fluidising Bulk Powders, Irrigation, Pumping and General Industrial Applications including use as sleeving and air lifting devices.

Fire Hoses

Industrial Hoses

We offer a range of industrial hoses for a variety of water, air and bulk fluid applications throughout industry. Our product range includes:

  • Siloflex: A specialised hose designed for the transfer of bulk powder and grain transfer
  • Med ships wheel marine hoses
  • Brigadier hose: Fully extruded, Multi-Purpose, heavy duty, delivery Hose.
  • Airplus compressor hose: Lightweight layflat compressed air hose.
  • Oil special: Electro conductive lightweight layflat delivery hose for oil.The outer jacket incorporates 3 interwoven copper wire braids.
  • Reflex hose: Lightweight water delivery hose with high visibility fluorescent jacket for increased workplace safety.
Industrial Hoses

Potable/Drinking water hose

We Stock several hoses for drinking water applications, if seeking a WRAS approval we have two options:  Aquaman WRAS (WRC) approved layflat hose which is a  heavy duty, extruded thermoplastic polyether based polyurethane hose. Or our newly approved Aquaflex a more flexible hose. We also supply non-WRAS approved hose tubing and other options in layflat potable hose.

Potable/Drinking water hose

Flyboard Hose

We supply hoses suitable for the Flyboard industry, these hoses are designed and developed with fly boarding, fly biking and water jet packs in mind.

Available now are the Hydro-Pro and Hydro-Pro XF which has been developed with international competitors.

Flyboard Hose

Protection Hoses

These hoses are suitable for the insulation of cables and chains often used in industrial and electrical environments as well as equestrian transfer to reduce the impact on heavy chains and to protect livestock. We also provide Rubber lining seperately.

Protection Hoses

Hose Care and Handling

We offer products designed to ease the handling of large coils and prolong the working life of a layflat hose. These include:

  • Hose washing attachments
  • Hose Cuffs
  • Hose Carrier
  • Ground Hose Coiler
  • Hose Coiler
  • Hose Vulcaniser
  • Hose Repair Kit
  • Hose Repair Sleeve
  • Hose Ramps
Hose Care and Handling

Hardware and Fittings

We have a vast range of hardware equipment suitable for mains, storage and for adaptations. If you can’t find what you require please contact us.

  • Hose Adaptors
  • Hose Couplings
  • Branchpipes and nozzles
  • Standpipes and mains equipment
  • Suction hose and fittings
  • Dry and wet riser systems
  • Fire hose reels and fittings
Hardware and Fittings

Foam Equipment

We offer foam products designed for firefighting applications:

  • Foam Inductors
  • Foam Pick Up Tubes
  • Foam Making Branchpipes
Foam Equipment

Hose services

A damaged hose assembly does not necessarily mean its service life is over, we offer a number of services which can help to extend the working life of your hose assembly.

  • Wiring on of free issue couplings / hose
  • Cutting back and re-ending
  • Repair sleeve and re-ending
Hose services

Contact Us

Unit 7, Roman Way Centre, Longridge Road, Ribbleton, Preston,
Lancashire, PR2 5BB

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