We have effective working solutions for most end users including:

  • Builders
  • Joiners
  • Roofers
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Sign installers
  • Shutter door installers
  • Heating engineers
  • Window cleaners
  • Garage door Installers
  • Carpet fitters
  • UPVC installers
  • Security installers
  • Antique dealers
  • Aerial installers
  • Youth Groups
  • Outward Bound Teams
  • Schools / Colleges
  • Film companies
  • Local Authorities
  • Cave / Mountain Rescue Organisations

The list is not definitive and we would welcome your enquiry whatever your field!

New Products

New SDV Tuff-Bar system


SDV Roof Racks Ltd has just begun production of a new modular bar system, SDV Tuff-Bars. Designed as an alternative to our full trade racks, this system will meet the needs of those who don't require the carrying capacity of a full roof rack. For more information please visit the Tuff-bars web site at www.tuff-bars.co.uk

Tuff bars are installed onto vehicle specific runners, fixed to vehicles roof mounting points, to achieve a rigid unit, considerably reducing the risk of damage to the van roof that can be caused by individual ladder bars.


Although our Tuff-Bars are designed for carrying ladders primarily, the minimum width between load stops is 1310mm and they are built with the SDV ethos of Strength, Dependability and Value at the core, which has been behind our products for almost 45 years.

The system requires minimal assembly and can be fitted by one person using an appropriate platform or step ladder. The fittings/bolts on the Tuff-Bars system sit below the load area so the bars are free from any obstruction. The system is available for smaller vans in two bars and up to four (with or without a roller unit) and from three bars up to five on medium to large vans. On the longest vans, the runners are supplied in two sections and bars are supplied in an appropriate number from two per section (i.e. four bars minimum). Customer load type will determine the number of bars, e.g. a flexible/shorter product may require more bars.


The bars are manufactured with load stops built in and come in three widths 1320, 1450 and 1600, the most suitable width will be provided for your vehicle, based on the spacing of the runners - simply identify the number of bars you need and whether this is to include a roller bar or not and the kit comes complete with all necessary fixings; there is no need to spend time ordering extras. We continue to offer a free fitting service at our premises as with the full racks or we can despatch by courier. The load stops have built in tie loops and also form a lashing point. The roller unit, if selected, sits at the very rear of the runners affording not only easy loading but also protection to the rear of the vehicle (with the exception of tailgate models).

This is a robust product built with quality in mind in the components and all fixings. The system is fully galvanised inside and out for optimum corrosion resistance and is manufactured using 2mm gauge tubing matching that used in our full builders roof racks for great strength and durability. With prices starting at just 92.50 for two bars on the smallest vans (excl. carriage & V.A.T.), this product is great value for money.

Please call us on 01200 424431 to discuss your requirements and for a free quotation for the bar system or for our full builders racks or bespoke options.


SDV Roof Racks Limited Clitheroe, Deanfield Way, Link 59 Business Park, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 1QU