Welcome to Channel. We are a leading branded UK manufacturer and distributor to the Electrical Contractor and Electrical Wholesaler trades.
Our fully branded products are designed to bring high quality, energy saving, cost effective solutions to the LED lighting and fire detection markets. Our product range includes LED emergency lighting, LED commercial lighting solutions, fire alarms, panels and detection systems, door entry systems, CCTV and disability assistance (DDA).
Our product range can be purchased from well over 1,000 of our trustworthy wholesale partners across the UK, and for additional local expertise you can contact your dedicated Channel Stockist who will be able to provide you with the right solution for your project.

To prove our commitment and professional standing in the LED lighting solutions and fire detection market Channel Safety Systems have accreditations with regulatory bodies to ensure our products and service meets the high standards expected.
– LED Emergency Lighting Field – Members of ICEL (Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting)
– LED Commercial Lighting – Member of the LIA (Lighting Industry Association.)
Our commitment to high standards also extends to our UK Manufactured fire detection products.
Since 1976 we have been making a real difference to the electrical industry and our mission is to continue to do so!


“The Fire Detection system, designed by Channel is second to none – as a four star establishment, and one that is home to so many special occasions, we cannot experience the annoyance of false fire alarms and as yet. It has never let us down!

On the emergency lighting fittings used in the corridors and stairwells – they are as far as light fittings go, unambiguous and fit nicely in with the standard lighting fixtures used. We are delighted with the finished result and confident that we will continue to use Channel products for future development works.”

Greg Shaw | General Manager , Old Thorns Manor Hotel Golf & Country Estate
“Simpson Electrical work with developers, builders and architects installing cabling and wiring. We work along side Channel Safety Systems and I am really happy with the design, service, technical knowledge and professional attitude of their staff. The sales Engineer designs the systems for us giving us peace of mind that we are legally compliant at a competitive price.

I feel that we work extremely well together as a team and I would absolutely recommend them for fire and emergency lighting design”.

Nick Simpson | Director, Simpson Electrical
“Instalec have worked in partnership with Channel Safety Systems for 15 years, and benefit immensely from their knowledge, personal service and competitive pricing.

We long ago gave up comparing prices with Channel’s competitors, believing that the unique service offered by Channel makes their prices incomparable. The very nature of the industry we work in demands trust in the product and service offered and with Channel, we know we can sleep at night, safe in the knowledge that we are installing the very best”.

Lesley Jeffs | Director, Instalec
“I have been a customer of Channel’s for over 15 years now and have used them as my preferred supplier at three different businesses I’ve worked for so far!”
Roger Deane | Head of Corporate Hire, White Light Limited

Latest Blog

2605, 2017

Emergency Lighting – Do I Really Need It?

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Emergency Luminaires|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Emergency Lighting – Do I Really Need It?

If you own a non-domestic property, including common areas of a house with multiple occupancies - then you are required to provide emergency lighting provisions in the event of a power outage. Article [...]

1605, 2017

UK Legislation Around Emergency Lighting

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: Emergency Luminaires|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on UK Legislation Around Emergency Lighting

Did you know UK legislation around emergency lighting is stronger in the UK than some other European countries? Why is this? In the UK we call for a minimum duration of three hours [...]