Welcome to Whitakers 

Specialist Textiles, Enhancing Environments

Since 1789, Whitakers has established a prestigious customer base, working with healthcare establishments and public sector bodies to transform standards of comfort, safety and quality. Today, we remain committed to creating inspiring interiors and offering a bespoke service to improve the lives of patients and residents across the UK.

With over 22 decades of market leading experience in providing specialist soft furnishings, furniture, bed, bath and table linens, as well as refurbishments and refits; we are your trusted interior design textiles partner… read more >

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Our Products

Specialist Products for
Demanding Environments

Our specialist products are made for demanding environments; and help to enhance the lives of the people who use them. All products meet safety standards and have undergone vigorous testing processes for each tough working environment. We can also offer a bespoke product sourcing service, so the sky really is the limit…

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Our Services

Bespoke Interior Design
& Project Management

Using our healthcare design experience and credentials, we are the trusted partner for care home and healthcare renovation. Our extensive experience is backed up by our specialist team, who work closely with healthcare professionals and the CQC on a daily basis to create inspiring environments that puts patient safety and comfort at the top of the agenda…

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Our Sectors


From care homes to hospitals, we have a wealth of expertise in ensuring healthcare environments meet the diverse needs of residents and carers.

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Social Housing

Working with numerous social housing groups, we offer an economical design service and specialist products that are made to last.

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Public Sector

We have worked with the Ministry of Defence for over 100 years; as well as providing specialist services to fire, rescue and emergency sectors.

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Our products are durable and designed to last, which is why hotel groups and accommodation providers across the UK love to use them.

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We design products for the most demanding environments including flame resistant textiles and waterproof fabrics to ensure they never let you down. But don’t forget, if you can’t find the product you need, we have an exclusive product sourcing service – we can source any product providing a one stop solution for all your interior requirements.


A Rich Heritage in

The Whitakers brand can be traced back to 1789 and the historical Helmshore mills, located on the River Ogden in Lancashire. These mills are such a significant part of Lancastrian history that they have since been turned into a series of museums for today’s generation to see the cultural impact of textiles manufacturing in the county.

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