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Public Sector

Public sector solutions. It's got to be IDS.

IDS is well established supplier to the public sector, working in partnership with many clients and specifiers across a range of applications. From schools and offices to all sorts of public buildings we’ve become a regular and reliable choice for product selection for key projects - due to the vast range of materials we carry in stock to match all applications and wallets, combined with our expertise in offering technical and product advice. We can help you ensure that regulatory and compliance requirements are met in full. Bodies and organisations across the public sector know they can depend on IDS for fast, efficient delivery too – we help them meet all their key targets including sensitivity to costs and timing. Whatever you’re looking for, IDS will provide the very best solutions.

First class wall cladding for schools, offices and high traffic areas.


Many public sector projects involve high traffic areas where hard wearing, easily maintained wall cladding is essential – school corridors and classrooms, for instance, where non-stop action can give the surfaces a daily battering. We offer a wide range of solutions. Altro Fortis™ uPVC sheets offer enhanced protection from impact and scuff damage to maintain their appearance and reduce maintenance costs. They’re ideal for walls, corners and doors. Altro Fortis™ is available in ten colours, which complement and colour match Altro Whiterock™- a hygienic wall cladding system certified to all EU hygiene standards and ideal for areas where hygiene is of paramount importance such as school and office kitchens and canteens. The entire Altro Whiterock™ collection is available through this website

Perfect for public sector toilets, washrooms and changing rooms

What about the school lockers and toilet cubicles? Well if you're looking for laminate and compact you've come to the right place. We only stock the best solutions from the biggest brands in the industry and if you can't find it, we'll get it for you! That's why we're number 1 for laminates.

Polyrey’s Washroom Collection is a perfect choice for the public sector - school toilets and changing rooms for instance - with a choice of compact, laminate and MR MFC products in extensive colourways to deliver a cost effective solution. Sanitized® antibacterial protection comes as standard, as does a protective coating for longevity. The Reysitop compact collection features PROTECT+™ technology to provide increased impact and wear resistance in both vertical and horizontal applications including high usage furniture and includes a range designed specifically for lockers. A digital print option enables all these surfaces to be branded with images, school or council crests, mottos or slogans – very useful in this sector. Compliance is ensured, too: FSC® and PEFC™ certification is available (subject to product) along with LRVs to ensure compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act

View our Polyrey product ranges

Long lasting, good looking laminate surfaces

IDS is the exclusive distributor of Arpa For UK Collection laminates - a material that is both easy to work with and extremely strong. The HPL range is resistant to scratches, impact, abrasion, chemical substances and heat. It’s also antibacterial and fireproof, so particularly suitable for surfaces like worktops and benches in public places or where hygiene is particularly important, from office canteen kitchens to school laboratories. Yet another perfect solution for the public sector from IDS!

IDS stock and supply everything you need to design, specify and install in the public sector.