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Based in Herefordshire, England, we are a long established British Manufacturer. We are a trusted supplier to our core markets of the NHS and Retail with quality and reliability paramount in all that we do.

Today we supply to over 30 countries worldwide and our core principle behind this portfolio is to enable our customers to live life to the full, making those daily tasks a little easier.

The company has been manufacturing since 1965. Following a change of ownership in 1988, we have further developed our range of aids for daily living and pressure care products.


2010 January 01 Tidy Up Kits go nationwide
2009 September 01 Launch of the new Eco Schoolbook
2008 January 01 The Graptor claws its way into our collection
2007 July 01 The Kids Kit that we know and love springs into use
2004 March 01 The comprehensive Sharps Kit establishes itself as our No. 1 complete solution for sharps collection.
2003 January 01 The Streetmaster – swaggering into the litterpicker family with all its ‘street cred’, it uses its precision pick up to help keep those streets sparkly within no time at all.
2001 September 01 The litterpicker’s best friend, the Handihoop Bag Opener, joins the Litter Clearance range.
1995 September 01 The Ranger – the tough one of the bunch arrives, scaring any litter into submission!
1965 January 01 Manufacture begins of the Litterpicker, which grew over the years to the present day, where it now prides itself in having 7 different lengths!
contact us To discuss your requirements please contact us on 01531 635678 or complete our online enquiry form.
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The Helping Hand Company, Bromyard Road, Ledbury, Herefordshire, United Kingdom HR8 1NS
Registered in England No. 2172956 VAT Registration No.477 7948 69
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