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With a team that has over 60 years of UK Military experience and 100 years of operational experience, we aim to be your preferred choice for the manufacture and supply of physical barrier systems and technical advice to protect lives and critical infrastructure.

OUR MISSION - To be customer focussed in delivering innovative systems to protect people, assets and infrastructure against a multitude of real-world threats and events.

Redesigning and improving on the systems you know.

DIRICKX Systems offer bespoke technical design and support for;

  • OHP – Overhead Protection Systems
  • FOB – Forward Operating Bases
  • Fighting Positions - Bunker Kits, Ground and Elevated Guard Posts
  • Explosive and Munitions Storage
  • Expeditionary Camp Design
  • Flood Defence
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  • Mike Houghton
  • Finance Director

Mike Houghton has a wealth of experience managing finance and accounts for manufacturing and defence organisations trading nationally and internationally. Mike supports the company, projects and our clients in ensuring everything runs smoothly, from procurement to delivery.

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  • Gary Collings
  • Procurement & Stock Control Manager

Fork-lift trucks, container cranes, Bobcats - if it moves, Gary can drive it. As our Procurement and Stock Control Manager, Gary also helps to manage the production line, material supply, and when needed can help to assemble our EB-UNITS before shipping them to projects around the world.

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  • Dal Flora
  • Office Manager

Dal Flora is our Office Manager, supporting projects and clients and DIRICKX Systems with all things logistics, sales, support tickets, project planning and ensuring operations are efficient. Dal has over 20 years experience in managing support for expeditionary systems.

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  • Paul Bryan
  • Maintenance Manager

Paul is an experienced mechanic by trade, with an inquisitive mind, he loves a challenge. He keeps all the cogs moving at DIRICKX Systems. Simply, if Paul can't fix it, it can't be fixed.

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  • Neil Stanley
  • Production Manager

Neil has a wealth of experience managing people, he is the glue that keeps everything together within the DIRICKX Systems operation, ensuring everything runs smoothly in order to meet our customers' expectations.


Our production team have decades of experience in assembling Expeditionary Barriers for use around the world. They’re the heart of our team and one of the reasons why we chose Leeds as our home. 

Given their vast experience they also contribute to product design and development, to ensure all our products are efficiently assembled, packaged and despatched to meet our customers exacting needs.

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DIRICKX is a market leading manufacturer and supplier of security fencing, gates and access control around Europe.

With a mission to deliver quality products and service around the world, we opened DIRICKX Systems in the UK to focus on the innovation and support of defence and high security products, to a global audience.

Leeds, UK is the home to the original earth filled ground mounted expeditionary barrier system, and at DIRICKX Systems, we're committed to continuing on the innovation of EB-UNITS with our team of experts and engineers.

Together, DIRICKX and DIRICKX Systems have the reach and logisitcs to support our clients for trusted support.


DIRICKX Systems proudly signs the Armed Forces Covenant

DIRICKX Systems is delighted to be among the thousands of UK organisations which have committed to making a difference by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. We are proud to pledge our ongoing support and commitment to members of the Armed Forces - both serving personnel and veterans - and their families, and we look forward to furthering our commitments to this great cause in the future.