Post Protectors

post protectors - Propads

Post Protectors

I think you'll agree with me when I say that none of us want to have an accident during work and so post protectors (also called safety pads, pole protection or safety padding) offer the best solution for a safer environment.

The reduction in accidents will be massive!

Our safety pads are used by schools & nurseries, sports centres, large national companies, small offices, equestrian centres, the NHS and practically any place where safety is of paramount importance. 

Propads safety pads are made to measure and designed to the shape of the post. This gives the correct fit, meaning the padding will last a lot longer than other options on the market - no movement, less wear and tear, longer life! Fantastic news for you and your pocket!

Our safety padding is manufactured to be used indoors or outdoors with the ability to be easily attached or removed as required. The PVC fabric is completely waterproof and the surface can be wiped clean if necessary. Using the measurements of the posts we design the post protector to be round, square or rectangular to fit properly.

We can promise to take away the the potential for accidents!

How can we actually do this?

We only use materials that have been used since 2003. When Phil, the business owner, was looking to cover posts in a school playground following an accident he looked at what was available back in 2003 and discovered the best option was foam and PVC fabric.

This combination and his belief have never changed!

Knowing that quality materials were needed and that the padding needed to fit the post this has proved to work perfectly, not just in schools but in many other sectors. It's just people that we have helped keep safe, but horses too!


We use a high impact absorbent foam for our safety pads and post padding. This is a closed cell foam which manages the impact extremely well. The cells are separate from each other and this in turn traps the air. The foam is also impervious to bacteria, mildew and rot.

PVC fabric material

We use an excellent rip-stop durable PVC fabric to cover the foam making the product extremely strong. The PVC fabric is fully waterproof and great for indoor or outdoor use. The PVC is easy to wipe clean, if required.

There is a choice of attractive colours (currently 16) to choose from and you can mix & match the colours or have stripe coloured post protectors which look amazing and original!

Attaching Propads post protectors

When it comes to attaching the product the most common method we use is Velcro attachments, sewn onto the padding. Simply put your fitted post protector around the post and velcro together!

This method is the easiest and most effective way to attach and remove the padding.

In some instances this isn't always possible so we will work with you to find the best solution to suit your needs.

Our fantastic high quality padding products are produced here in the UK.

We can supply:

  • Post protectors

  • low ceiling beam protection

  • Pole protection

  • horizontal beam covers

  • Column padding

  • canopy leg pads

  • Scaffolding protection

  • Wall padding

  • corner pads and protectors

  • One-off designs

Each project is different so we will create the right solution to fit any shape & size you need.

If you have a specific design requirement then let us know. If you need post padding, seat pads, special equipment padding, in fact anything you need to cover anything in strong, durable PVC fabric and foam padding then we're happy to look at this for you! Get in touch with us today and be safe!

You can find out more about why you should use Propads post protectors and what to look out for along with other information by reading our blog post: A word of warning though – don't be drinking coffee while reading it!

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by Hesketh Farm Park on Post Protectors

We purchased some lovely bright green protectors to cover our very unsightly stanchions in the farm park.We previously used grey pipe lagging for protection against head bangs but our new covers look so bright and cheerful and do a wonderful job for protecting our little visitors.Would definitely use propads again in the future.

by David Cotton on Post Protectors
Excellent Service

Great company to deal with from start to finish. Good quality products. Very helpful and professional.

by Kim At Chester on Post Protectors
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The pads are excellent and wearing well in the sun and rain. The vibrant colours complement the play equipment really well and catch the eye. Added to that they give us reassurance, in the event of a fall, that children will not injure themselves on the uprights. They are extremely easy to fit too!

by Kelly at St Thomas on Post Protectors
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Very easy to use and great products. The fitting was quick and easy. Highly recommended, would use again!

by Bolton Hall Estate on Post Protectors
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I can safely say that the product "does what it says on the tin"

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We ordered some pro pads for the sports hall at our community centre.The service was quick, the price was great and the quality of product has been fantastic. This has made a real difference to sports hall for all our customers.I would have no hesitation to use pro pads again.