With idyllic views from the many upper-floor windows overlooking the surrounding fields and hedgerows, special sound absorbing flooring plus great lighting, it is a lovely place to work.
Walking in to such a busy hive of industry everyone is struck by the quietness and calmness of the atmosphere.
Under the superb management of our excellent Production Manager Jenny, and her equally adept second-in-command Sue, at last the whole team can work together instead of being split across three different parts of the factory.
The photo above shows part of the pre-preparation area, then the middle section where all the over-locking, binding, handle making and specialist equipment such as flagging machines are sited. Finally the lock-stitch machine area at the far end of the unit.
Sewing is an incredibly difficult skill, especially at great speed, product after product after product...
Unless you have actually stood next to a highly skilled machinist and watch them sew it is hard to describe the total amount of concentration and dexterity that is involved.