The Workwear Store | Peterborough

Our Workwear Store is the place to view and buy the biggest range of workwear, PPE (personal protective equipment) and safety footwear in Peterborough and the surrounding area.
Open to both the trade and public, the shop is open six days week and has trusted brands such as Snickers, Cofra, Helly Hansen, Regatta, Blaklader, Portwest, Dickies and many more. 
The Workwear Store is conveniently located in Eastern Industry in Peterborough, a stone's throw from one of the main arteries of Peterborough's parkway system. You can get in and out quickly and plenty of parking right outside our front door means shopping with us is a pleasure and not a chore.  
Inside you might be surprised to see that the Workwear Store offers a real high street shopping experience with products on display for you to try before you buy in air-conditioned comfort. Products are presented in size runs so you can quickly find the right fit - especially useful when hunting for your next pair of safety boots or shoes.  
We also believe that you shouldn't have to wait so our products are backed-up by huge stocks in the adjoining 15,000 square foot warehouse. 

Visit us at the Workwear Store today and take a look at probably the best selection of workwear, safety footwear and personal protective equipment in the entire region. 

Opening Hours: 

Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm. 

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From the office to the outdoors, we have you and your workforce covered. Our wide range of polo shirts, t-shirts and sweatshirts look great with the addition of embroidery or printing and your logo is applied in-house by our embroidery and print team. Our office wear range for men and women enables you to assemble a look with real impact with shirts, trousers and accessories available in a choice of colours. Keep warm and dry outdoors with our comprehensive range of coats, jackets, bodywarmers and outerwear. Our high visibility offering is just as impressive, with products to suit all budgets with the usual blend of performance, durability and style. Industry-specific workwear is also catered for with clothing, aprons, hats and uniforms for the food and hospitality industry, chef's clothing and cold store clothing. 

Safety Footwear

Howsafe is an official stockist of Cofra Safety Footwear. Over 80 styles available from stock from top brands including: Cofra, Apache, DeWalt, Dunlop, Dickies, Portwest, CAT, City Knights, Grafters and Dr. Martens Air Wair. Safety boots, safety shoes and safety trainers in stock and available for delivery.

Safety Gloves

Our impressive collection of industrial gloves has been assembled over decades, with traditional favourites on offer alongside the very latest work gloves. General handling gloves, cut-resistant gloves, chemical gloves, disposable gloves, electrician's gloves, anti-syringe gloves, anti-vibration gloves and thermal gloves are available from stock. 

Disposable Clothing

Limited life workwear offers the perfect solution for jobs where conventional laundering is not possible or practical, where there is a risk of contamination or for where employers do not want to be bridled with the cost of wear and tear and replacement of conventional workwear. Howsafe is a stockist of the Tyvek suit and other disposable coveralls. We stock aprons, sleeves and disposable overshoes plus metal detectable hair nets and beard nets for the food indutry. Our portfolio of disposable headwear features snood caps, mob caps and Tyvek hoods.

First Aid

We specialise in the supply of first aid kits, first aid supplies and more. Top up your first aid kit contents to maintain your first aid box. For all your medical kit needs from workplace to car first aid kits or travel first aid kits we have a solution. Food industry first aid, burns kits, sharps containers & eye wash.

PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)

Our family-run business has been supplying PPE or personal protection equipment since 1978 offering head to toe protection. Our eyewear safety range includes safety googles, eye protection glasses, eye protectors and safety spectacles. To protect workers at height we have fall protection solutions including: safety harness, fall arrest systems and full body harness. Personal fall arrest systems, fall restraint and safety lanyard products held in stock. Head protection includes safety helmets, hard hats and bump caps. Our hearing protection range offers: ear plugs, ear defenders, ear plugs, molded ear plugs and foam ear plugs. The Howsafe disposable respirator mask range includes 3m respirators and dust masks. Disposable face masks, sometimes described as breathing masks are available from stock. We also supply half masks and full face mask respirators to provide protection against many hazards including dust, paint and chemicals.

Safety Signs

Explore our range of health and safety signs. Our comprehensive range of workplace signs includes: fire exit signs, construction signs, fire safety signs. Fire extinguisher signs and site safety signs. Whether you need general hazard warning signs or specific first aid signs or fire signs we have the products to do the job. If you need advice on safety signs in the workplace please call us on 01733 560669 today.

Cleaning & Hygiene

Howsafe is a specialist in janitorial supplies, industrial wipes, skincare and washroom hygiene products, satisfying your cleaning supplies and cleaning product requirements. We have been offering commercial cleaning supplies and cleaning equipment since 1978. Our skincare range includes: soaps, hand sanitiser, hand wash and dispensers. We are a stockist of DEB products. Our janitorial range includes: bins, bin bags and sacks, mops and buckets, brooms, brushes, squeegees, dusters, shovels and litter pickers. Howsafe is a stockist of Hillbrush products.

Spill Containment

Products to help you contain spills in the workplace including chemical and oil spill kits, drum pallets, drain cover kits, absorbent pads, granules, socks and rock salt.


Kneeling mats, modular flooring systems and workstation mats from Wearwell.


Safety knives, boxcutters and ceramic blade knives, industrial torches and lamps and bags and cases.