• 1723

    A group of migrant steel workers from the Toledo area of Spain were working their passage to the United States, with the intention to sail from Liverpool to New York. They joined Richmond Manufactory where their skills with steel were put to good use replacing the traditional wooden strongboxes with all steel reinforced strongboxes.

  • 1799

    The Richmond Safe Co was set up and was in the family ownership of John R Solomon. The Company supplied the maritime trade between England and the United States with iron banded or iron clad wooden strongboxes and seaman's chests.

  • 1850

    The company name changed to Withy Grove Stores and was used for all three companies based in Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds. We began to design and patent steel safes, strongboxes, fire safes and vaults many of which are still in use today.

  • 1890

    The patents were received for the first stitch bolt safe and double bitted lock.

  • 1991

    Opened sales office in Madrid, Spain

  • 1993

    Opened sales office in New York

  • 1994

    Opened sales office in Nantes, France

  • 1996

    Opened sales office in Koln, Germany

  • 2001

    Opened National Sales, Service and Logistics Centre in Lebanon, Indiana, USA.

  • 2006

    Opened European Logistics and Sales Centre in Dusseldorf, Germany

    Opened sales office in Milan, Italy

  • 2010

    Phoenix is now the largest manufacturer of data safes in Europe with a broad range of products encompassing small domestic data protection products through to the largest Commercial and Banking storage requirements.

    Opened Regional Sales and Service Office in Verteuil sur Charente, France.

About Phoenix Safe Company

Phoenix Safe Company is one of the oldest UK manufacturers of safes and security products and can trace its history back to Liverpool in 1799. At that time it was known as the Richmond Safe Co Ltd and was supplying the maritime trade between England and the United States with iron banded or iron clad wooden strongboxes and seamen’s chests.

We are now a world leader manufacturing and distributing a range of state of the art safes to suit all requirements, ranging from residential to commercial security and or fire protection. We specialise in vital records protection for both paper and computer media forms. Our product is in stock and normally ships within 24 – 48 hours from receipt of order. All of our fire resistant safes are independently tested to European and American test standards. All fire resistant files and safes carry a life-time after-the-fire replacement warranty. We welcome the opportunity to help you secure your most important items!


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