Lanyards - Styles and Advice
The lanyard is our speciality and one of our best-selling products. We have over 10 years of experience in this area and know that our customers need their lanyards delivered on time and to the exact specification required.
We don't settle for anything less than the highest quality products. Many cheaper UK suppliers offer a poorer quality product and long production or delivery times - not ideal if your event is just around the corner and if you place importance on how your company or organisation is represented. Not the case with us - we can deliver quality unprinted or pre-printed lanyards from stock on a next working day basis (UK mainland) and regularly supply custom printed products in as little as a week, at no extra cost!
If this is the first time you have ordered lanyards, we know that the process can appear daunting, with a seemingly huge number of choices to make (product style, clips, print colours, single or double sided, safety breaks, quick release buckles etc.). Well, we're here to help with that. You can find comprehensive product information on this website for every strap style we supply (see below) but please feel free to give us a call on 01355 813300 (UK) at any stage if you would prefer to discuss your needs with a knowledgeable and friendly human being.
Please browse our full product range below. Not sure where to begin? Check out our brief guide to choosing the right lanyard below.
PlainAvailable in a wide choice of colours for next working day delivery. Supplied with trigger clips and safety breaks. Excellent, affordable and FAST!
Pre-PrintedA selection of neck straps pre-printed with generic messages such as "STAFF", "VISITOR" and more. Supplied with trigger clip and safety breaks.
PrintedCustomised with your logo, these straps are screen printed in 1 - 4 spot (solid colours). Supplied with trigger clips.
Full Colour PrintedSmooth polyester printed by full colour heat transfer. Perfect for complicated logos with gradient colours. Supplied with trigger clips as standard.
WovenTough, embroidered straps. Your logo can be woven in 1 or 2 colours. Supplied with a quality trigger clip.
Satin AppliquéA double-layer neck strap with satin ribbon, woven or printed and mounted onto flat-ribbed polyester. The executive choice!
Card HoldersIdentity Card Holders - a wide range of styles, colours and sizes to complement your straps.
Clips etc.Choose from a great selection of standard and premium clips and accessories to complete the look of your custom straps.
Help - I'm not sure which Lanyard is right for me!Back to top
First, you need to ask yourself if you would like personalised lanyards with your company logo or design printed or woven on them.
If the answer is "YES":
Then you should check out our custom lanyard page.
We can supply custom lanyards in as little as 7-10 working days from artwork approval for printed lanyards on stock-coloured material (Pantone-matching can add up to a week on to production times). Woven and Satin lanyards generally take a bit longer (generally 2-3 weeks).
Some logos will be better suited to specific neck strap styles and we're more than happy to advise. Simply click the Contact Us button and send us your requirements and your logo and we'll advise the best strap to go for. If you would prefer to discuss your requirements over the phone, then give us a call - the number is on our contact us page (just click the button on the above/right to go there now). Please note that we cannot give quotes out over the phone (all quotes must be in writing). If you require a quote, please go here.
If your logo has 1-4 solid colours, then you should consider screen printed straps (our top seller!). Generally, the more complicated your logo, the wider the strap should be. For example, simple text-based logos can be printed on 1cm wide material but if your logo is more complicated, it may be better to choose a wider (1.5-2.5cm) ribbon to allow the details to be visible.
If your logo contains colour gradient effects, or is particularly detailed then you need full colour straps. As with other printed lanyards, more complicated logos would benefit from a wider strap.
Our minimum order quantity for printed straps is just 50pcs, one of the lowest minimum order quantities available on high quality straps in the UK.
Woven straps are tough and hardwearing but are better suited for less complicated logos in no more than 2 colours. If you like a woven lanyard but need more than 2 colours, then you could choose the satin lanyard - the satin layer has a much finer weave allowing more complicated logos and more colours to be achieved.
We can even Pantone-match the material to your specific corporate colours, if you let us know the Pantone reference (minimum order quantity for Pantone-matching is just 100pcs). Simply click the button above to go to our Contact Us page then either fill in the form with your details or even better, drop us an email and attach a copy of your logo/design so we can offer no-obligation advice.
If the answer is "NO":
Check out our plain stock page with perhaps the widest choice of strap colours available in the UK - available for next working day delivery (sold in packs of 10).
Alternatively, we carry a range of pre-printed straps in stock:
If you would like your straps printed with generic text such as "STAFF", "CONTRACTOR", "CONSULTANT", "FIRST AIDER", "NHS" etc. but don't need them customised with your logo, please visit our pre- printed lanyard page. We have many varieties of pre-printed straps in stock for next working day delivery (if ordered by 1:30pm Monday to Friday, excluding holidays). These are also sold in packs of 10, with 1 pack (10 straps) being the minimum order quantity.
Need Your Lanyards Fast? Supplier Let You Down?
If you need your order urgently, get in touch today! A significant proportion of our new customers have found us after they were let down by their existing supplier. And we have been able to help many! Our lead times on custom printed lanyards are one of the shortest available here in the UK. We have regularly fast-tracked 1000s of printed straps in as little as a week! Unlike other suppliers, we don't sacrifice quality for speed because our our highly efficient supply chain means we don't have to.
And if a week is too long, then we carry a huge range of plain or pre-printed lanyards in stock for next working day delivery, which may just help you get out of a jam!
Who Buys From Us?
Our client list is large and varied. From small startups to huge companies across the UK, Europe and beyond. From schools of all sizes to colleges, universities, councils, charities, police forces, armed forces and other organisations, both large and small. So the short answer to this question is: who doesn't?
All of our customers have one thing in common, though - an eye for a quality product. They don't want their organisation or company logo displayed on any old cheap and nasty neck strap! So, why not see what we can do for you today? Get in touch for a friendly chat about your requirements (with no pressure from us, guaranteed). We will only recommend what is best for you, NOT what is best for us.