About Us

Trade CCTV Camera System Distributors

HBL is a leading distributor of CCTV cameras and security systems to the trade in the UK. Established in 1959, Harry B Litherland (HBL) started with humble beginnings - selling TV valves from the back of Harry's car. Within just a few years Harry's business outgrew both his car and two further warehouse moves to become one of the largest distributors of audio video products in the UK. By the 90’s HBL’s customer portfolio had grown to over 10,000, who eagerly awaited HBL's monthly flyer, featuring of some of the best deals available in the sector. Now part of the Philex group of companies, HBL goes from strength to strength expanding its portfolio of brands and products to include CCTV from 2008. HBL stock all of the named big brands of security systems which you may require, including Hik Vision, Samsung, Bosch and Panasonic.

Technical Support

At HBL we pride ourselves on our technical support team, if it one camera or 2000 we can tailor you a solution

Next Day as Standard

All stock products are available on a next day delivery service for orders over £100

Account Managers

We have a team of dedicated account managers that will look after your interests and get your orders out in the most professional manner


We operate training courses to customers from our Blackpool office these run every month and cover a wide range of subjects

Loan Systems

We understand that sometimes DVR’s and NVR’s go wrong, these generally take time to get repaired, during this time we will supply loan units to keep you and your customers trading

Remote Setup

We can provide remote support setting up DVR’s / NVR’s remotely this includes port forwarding, ip camera setup and router configuration

HBL Security Key Partners

Here at HBL security we understand the importance of big brands we have partnered with some of the biggest brands in the security sector



At HBL we have over 2000 products available with many products available for immediate dispatch from our two distribution centres. If we don't have it, we know where to find it!

Any project big or small - Thanks to our famous partner brands and our own Hong Kong office we are able to offer a wide range of CCTV products to the trade industry, ranging from our own Tech-Guard entry level cameras for domestic use up to high specification network cameras for use in public spaces.

More than just CCTV - At HBL we also range audio video, PA and satellite products to provide our customers with a one-stop shop for most install projects.


Here at HBL we pride ourselves on providing the best backup service for all our products

Technical Support

Our in-house technical support team are not your typical CCTV nerds. They also helped design and launch our very own products and as a result can assist with any query you can throw at them. Feel free to challenge them!

Out of Hours Support

Technical problems after-hours should not eat into your next days' activities. We ensure that our technical 'bat phone' is available during and after hours if required.

On Site Commissioning

We can send our CCTV Gurus to your site to help commission your customers CCTV systems from half day rates to full weeks on site we can help no matter how big the job or where the site is, call sales today for a competitive quote

Data Recovery

With Video surveillance systems the heartbeat of the system is the Hard disk drive, we know that without supporting these we can't support the rest of the system. We can offer in-house software data recovery and also deal with some of the biggest brands in hard disks like Western Digital and Seagate we can usually recover footage in-house but if we can't we know the big boys can.

Rack Build and System pre configuration

We can save you time and effort on site and save you on engineers time by building testing and configuring systems, whether it's a couple of cameras and a NVR or a big 500 channel system we can setup the system address cameras and label drawings / cameras to make your life easy

Faults and Returns

In the world of electronics we know that it is inevitable that something's things can go wrong. We aim to make this process as painless as possible for our customers and therefore their clients. In the event that our tech gurus cannot resolve a matter we aim to deal with issues in a timely and hassle-free manner. We understand that CCTV downtime for any business is unacceptable.

Meet the Team

Here are some of our team that can help you with your enquiry


Our monthly CCTV flyer will give you bite sized information about latest technologies and industry news.

In House Training

We host regular training sessions of our key brands and ranges at our offices in Blackpool. Speak to your account manager today to book a place

Nationwide Courses

We also conduct road shows where customers can see our latest offerings in the flesh in various locations throughout the UK, should the sands of Blackpool not be desirable. Have a few engineers and want a bespoke course, we can come to you at your offices and train your installers on the latest tech in the video surveillance industry.

Training Videos

We also regularly post videos to our YouTube channel with setup guides and new product launches keep tuned for more coming soon

Contact Us



01253 607830


01253 607859






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