Le Toy Van was set up in 1995 with an intention to produce a range of high quality painted wooden toys, initially for the UK market, but later distributed all around the world. Le Toy Van are now one of the premier painted wooden toy producers in the world and are year on year continuing to grow, diversify and innovate in the field of painted wooden toys. Le Toy Van toys are fully safety tested by accredited safety testing organisations around the world. In Europe Le Toy Van adhere to the stringent EN71 guidelines and are regularly tested to adhere to the EC declaration of conformity. All Le Toy Van toys are painted with safety tested and approved water-based paints, oil paints and/or varnishes. Le Toy Van Toys: are designed in the UK, use replenishable wood, are ethically made, use quality control, are great for role play and learning and are award winning.