+44 (0) 113 271 5245

0113 271 5779

Our products

The History of Arctic Hayes

History of Arctic Hayes

Arctic Hayes Ltd. formed in August 2014, under the merger of Hayes UK and Arctic Products.


This merger showcased Arctic Hayes Ltd. as the leading player in the market for heating and plumbing consumables in the UK.

Bringing Hayes UK and Arctic together creates an exciting and dominant force in the supply of niche consumable products to the heating and plumbing industry. We will extend our collective brands to new product areas and introduce over 200 additional products into our larger combined customer base.

Hayes UK is a brand well known for specialist safety, testing and servicing products to the plumbing and heating industry. While, Leeds based Arctic Products, can trace its roots back to 1966 when it introduced the world to pipe freezing products.

Arctic's familiar and trusted range of innovative tools that allow plumbers to freeze water in a pipe system. Almost half a century later, its Arctic Spray and Polar Professional product ranges remain the premier choice for plumbing and heating engineers.

Arctic’s brands are recognized for their quality and value for money – Arctic Spray, Polar Professional, Crack-It, SleepSafe, PH and Vortex all enjoy a strong presence at plumbers merchants across the UK.

Based in Leeds, UK, Arctic manufactures to ISO 9001:2008 and works to a rigid environmental policy.