Contact our team on: 01285 650888 or email


Official distribution partners for leading adhesive tape manufacturers.

Our product ranges include:
Tesa, Europe’s No.1 adhesive tape brand, and Scapa Tapes, one of the world’s leading adhesive tape, foam and sealant producers.


Europes Number 1 adhesive tape manufacturer tesa produce a wide range of technical, high quality double sided coated tapes to withstand some of the most demanding applications.

Tesa tissue
Tesa filmic
Tesa foam, cloth & transfer


Scapa is a leading global manufacturer of bonding products and adhesive components for applications in the healthcare and industrial markets.

Cloth tapes
Foam tapes
Double Sided Filmic tapes
AFT Foamed acrylic tapes


Double sided tissue tapes
Cloth tapes
Doubled sided foam tapes
Sided filmic tapes
AFT foamed acrylic tapes
Double Sided Tissue Tapes


Cloth tapes
Filmic tapes
Foil tapes

Core product range

Our extensive product offering includes:
bonding, masking, cloth, packaging, electrical and foam tapes.

We specialise in the rapid introduction of new products and technologies from leading manufacturers.

Cloth Tapes

Hand tearable, general purpose tapes for bonding paper, boards, foams and plastics
Polythene coated and non-coated tapes available.

Available in widths from 4mm to 1000mm and 50M to 100M lengths.


Bonding uneven surfaces, excellent gap, dust and environment sealing abilities, available in a range of thicknesses and colours, slit rolls and pads available.


Bonding smooth surfaces in a wide range of materials, PVC insulation, floor marking, production and self-amalgamating PIB.


Mainly used in the splicing of paper and board and hand tearable.


Excellent conformability, water resistant and offer total vapour barrier, working temperatures from -20oC to +150oC.

Double Sided

Including tissue, foam, filmic.

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Industry Solutions

We strive to specify the correct product for the most diverse range of applications, delivering improved performance, appearance and production times for nearly 40 years to our customers across a range of sectors.

The tesa range focuses on three principal application areas – fastening, masking and packaging. This high quality specialised tapes cover a diverse range of needs – from electronics to food and advanced technical tapes for use in the automotive manufacturing process, to tapes for sealing cartons.

Scapa Tapes have been operating within the industry for several decades and provide one of the most extensive ranges of standard tapes, foams, double-sided tapes and plasticised PVC.

Other leading brands are also available which meet all application and budgetary considerations.

With literally hundreds of application solutions available, we’re confident we can meet your specific business needs.

Industries we supply

  • Automotive
  • Industrial
  • Communications & computers
  • Construction
  • Events & exhibitions
  • Packaging
  • Signage & point of sale
  • Marine

About South Western Tapes


We have built an organisation with an unparalleled knowledge and product base, providing a wide-range of tape adhesive solutions. These solutions help customers across a wide range of sectors, quickly and cost effectively improves performance, appearance and production times.

We offer the best of both worlds: specialized technical skills, extensive product and application knowledge as well as preferential distribution rights secured from leading global manufacturers.

Quality & Compliance

Not only do we deal in the best and most extensive range of products on the market, our service and operational systems adhere to the highest industry standards. We are compliant to IS0 9001:2000 ensuring our business procedures meet all necessary technical, legislative and service needs.

Slitting Facility

Our slitting facilities allow us to hold log based material in stock, ready to be cut to the required width when our customers need it. So when you get a job that requires a non-standard width, whatever the quantity, we are to help.

Our delivery promise

We operate a next day delivery service on stock items if your order is placed with us before 3pm and you have a credit account.

Our sales office is open from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday. Goods can be paid for by cash or credit/debit card and goods can also be collected by customers with a credit account. If you wish to open a credit account with us please download an application form.

Latest news

Introducing our new brand identity and website

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We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website and our new identity. Our extensive product range includes bonding, masking, cloth, packaging, electrical and foam tapes. [...]

The trouble with bonding different materials….

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Is knowing what information can help identify the right adhesive tape We love working with our customers to find the right solution to their tape challenges. Often, we are asked how to overcome [...]

Industrial standard label printing

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We design and print product labels, retail labels, industrial labels and bespoke labels. From one-off or regular runs, we’re ready to help with bespoke labels using flexographic, inkjet [...]

tesa® 51966

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tesa® 51966 – tesa launches a new double sided transparent filmic tape Available through South Western Specialised Tape, the new tesa® 51966 is a high tack, transparent, PET double sided [...]

Contact details and how to find us

South Western Tapes Ltd, Unit 4, The Hidings, Love Lane Industrial Estate, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1YG
01285 650 888