The name Ash & Lacy has been synonymous with product innovation and high standards of engineering for over 140 years.

Established in 1857, Ash & Lacy has grown into a company with a group annual turnover in excess of £50 million, now employing over 350 staff across 8 office locations in the UK, and an operational facility based in Cape Town, South Africa.

At Ash & Lacy Automotive we pride ourselves in providing innovative solutions for a range of automotive components and high quality interior trim products. From the initial sketches to the finished component, we utilise our 65 years of experience and total in-house capabilities to give you the best quality result under one roof. Our ability to perforate and expand metals exclusively, positions ourselves as the UK's leading manufacturer of materials both for the home market and export. For those British cars assembled outside the UK, we continue to play an important role in what makes a British car British, however we also export globally to other manufacturers.

Joseph Ash
Joseph Ash

In-House Services

Providing our clients with full service solutions that encompass our wide range of process capabilities and specialist manufacturing techniques.

Our CNC operated punch presses use a tool and die containing punches to stamp out a series of holes, producing your required perforated pattern.

Our dedicated, purpose-built expanded metal machines simultaneously slit and stretch longitudinally.

A selection of our dynamic machines can be strip, individually blank or coil fed.

Having our very own tooling manufacturer and using machines such as CNC milling, drilling and wire eroding apparatuses, we enjoy total control over the design and production it brings us.

Our Products

Manufacturing premium quality perforated and formed products that are designed, engineered, coated and assembled specifically to meet the exacting standards of the global automotive industry.

We provide a full range of speaker grilles from bases to tweeters

Our perforating, expanding, and forming capabilities allow us to produce engine covers and air intake grilles over the exterior of the car.

Interior or exterior, from seatbelt components to microphone covers.

Your desired finish is the icing on the cake. We can provide a spectrum of colours and finishes from our newly installed Olympian 1000 series paint plant, fit for high capacity