Textile People | Furniture for Education

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Textile People, established in 1918, is a traditional textile manufacturing company and merchant converter based in Accrington, Lancashire. Also incorporating C.W. Wright (Textiles) Ltd who specialise in muslin, scrim and gauze.

Accrington is in the heart of East Lancashire where cotton was once king. We continue to work with cotton, some of our specialist fabrics are even today woven in Lancashire but we also source a wide range of fabrics direct from mills worldwide.

We produce standard articles for the catering, hotel and laundry trades. We are also able to manufacture to our customers specific design requirements including ranges of kitchen textiles (aprons, oven gloves etc). We are constantly working with our clients on new and innovative designs and provide a fast and flexible service.

We manufacture and source most types of fabric on roll in various widths and weights. From artists canvas to curtain linings  and chefs muslin to industrial fabrics (especially filtration fabrics) we supply many customers in many markets.

Whilst specialising in the production of textile fabric such as: Screen printing fabric, most types of tea towels and Industrial fabric, Textile People has many hundreds of satisfied customers throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and other sister Commonwealth nations.

As an experienced and established textile manufacturer we work closely together with companies large and small in the screen printing and laundry business, fine food producers, dental supplies and catering supplies as well as hotels, clubs and restaurants, art colleges, schools and cleaning supplies. Cruise ships, conference organisers and seafood restaurants take our muslin lemon wraps and conference table cloths all over the world.

As part of our service we offer next day deliveries to all mainland UK addresses.

Certificates of Conformity and fabric testing are also available.

We can make or source any type of textile products, (non clothing) including:

  • Aprons.
  • Cotton bags.
  • Woven fabric in roll.
  • Cotton twill.
  • Cotton drill.
  • Muslin.
  • Cotton canvas bags.
  • Cotton drill aprons.
  • Laundry machine sheeting.
  • Laundry press sheeting.
  • Poly cotton twill.
  • Cotton canvas.
  • Kitchen textile supplies.
  • Specialised industrial textile fabrics.

Other woven fabric on roll includes:

  • Half panama.
  • Muslin fabric.
  • Plain cottons.
  • Bump interlining (curtain lining).
  • 100% polyester press sheeting.

But please remember when it comes to textile products, if we can’t make it we can find it!

As part of our service we are able to offer next day deliveries to all mainland UK addresses. Certificates of conformity and fabric testing are also available.

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