About us

The Lava Group has been developing unique software and innovative technologies for the criminal justice market, in particular playing a vital role in maintaining control within the Prison Service, over 20 years.

In this time, we have gained valuable experience of integrating biometric technologies into access control and other security applications.

This specialist knowledge, coupled with our continual investment in R&D, has positioned us at the forefront of the industry.

Our innovative accomplishments include:

  • 1st in custodial sector to use biometrics to create independent audit trail

  • 1st in UK to record real time custody interactions at the cell

  • 1st in UK to provide biometric secure login to enable staff to access computers located in prisoner occupied areas

  • 1st to provide a Power over Ethernet custodial lock

Latest NewsThe latest on the Lava Group

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6 September 2019

Lava Group is a technology company with unrivalled knowledge and a trusted reputation of delivering cutting edge technology solutions for security, IOT and health markets. As part of our ongoing growth we are currently recruiting for a Technical Support Engineer....

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Join our Team

19 July 2019

Lava Group is looking for talented, driven individuals to join our growing team. We have a range of different positions currently available - "Technical Support Engineer" & "Product Designer". ...

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Lava retain place on UK government G-Cloud framework

8 July 2019

The Lava Group is delighted to have successfully retained its listing as a supplier on the UK Governments’ latest G-Cloud framework, G-Cloud 11. Lava were successful in Lot 2 Cloud software – Software as a Service (SaaS) for Cell Point....

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What we offer


High Security

Complex and challenging environments have driven our innovation and we have a proven track record for providing individual, tailored responses that are right for our clients.  

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Connected Health

The experience we have gained in the custodial sector, where inmate care and accountability are paramount, is helping us develop solutions for the connected health market.

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Internet of Things

Our passion for providing innovative technology, combined with our substantial experience in security has given us an insight into the world of electronic monitoring.  

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