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A Selection of our Customers

Laundries

  • How to make your beds like a 5* Housekeeper

    When staying at a hotel, have you ever left your bed in an untidy state prior to venturing out for the day, then found it in pristine condition upon your return? It’s almost like magic, but its actually the hidden stars of a hotel, the housekeepers.

     

    Housekeepers make sure your room has plump pillows, plush duvets and perfectly ironed sheets, and are a vital part to making a hotel room so appealing. Have you ever wondered if you could possibly master the skills of a head housekeeper necessary to make your property as cosy and comfortable as one at a premium 5-star hotel. Continue reading

  • Four ways you may be damaging your linens

    If you run a hotel, you'll know how frustrating it is when linens get damaged. Towels and bedding can be expensive, and constantly having to replace them can put a big dent in your profits. While a certain amount of wear and tear is inevitable, certain practices may be damaging your linens unnecessarily. By understanding the causes of this damage, you can take steps to prevent it. Here are four common pitfalls to avoid.

      

    1. Using the wrong wash cycle

     

    Some wash cycles are more aggressive than others, and choosing a harsh Continue reading

  • How can I prevent bedding from shrinking?

    If you run a hotel, you'll know that items shrinking in the wash can be a real headache. There's nothing more annoying than having to reorder supplies after finding that perfectly good bedding has shrunk. Hotel-quality bedding is not cheap and, as well as the inconvenience, having to constantly restock your supplies can be a huge drain on your profits.

    Luckily, shrinking is not inevitable. By taking a few simple steps, you can ensure that your bedding keeps its size wash after wash.

     

    What is shrinking and why does it happen?

     

    Shrinking or Dimensional stability to laundering, is the result of the weave of a fabric `closing up` under washing and some drying conditions. Continue reading

  • Keeping Duvets and Pillows Clean for Your Guests

    For the hospitality industry, it has always been that reputations are painstakingly won – and often easily lost – by things as seemingly simple as basic cleanliness. But in the midst of a world in crisis from the spread of COVID-19, cleanliness has become far from simple.

     

    In 2020, and as businesses reopen for bookings, the commitment to scrupulous hygiene has to be front and centre in the minds of hosts and guests alike. We know that the virus is passed by droplets, and the particles within are more resistant than many forms of bacteria to washing and cleaning. Even maintaining social distancing, it’s possible for someone to pass, and contract, COVID-19 by just brushing against a contaminated surface. And that’s especially bad for hotels and guest houses. Continue reading

  • Top tips for ensuring your laundry is spotlessly clean & Covid free

    For the safety of guests and staff, hotels are looking at best practices in the disinfection of linens and towels during the Covid pandemic. Whilst there is preliminary evidence that the Covid-19 virus "does not survive well" on fabrics, here are some insider tips from Richard Haworth, leading supplier of hotel linens on striking the correct balance between caring for your guests and caring for your bed linen and towelling.

     

    Start with good quality products

    Starting with top quality materials is the key to extending performance and product life, even when using more rigorous cleaning processes. For example, our Prima Duvet Covers are made Continue reading

  • An Important Message

    A message to our customers

     

    Given the current unprecedented international health crisis, we wanted to keep you updated with the latest situation at Richard Haworth Ltd. Like everyone, we have been busily gathering as much information as possible about the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

     

    We had spent considerable time planning for the disruption, working with our supply chain to ensure as little disruption as possible. As things stand, we are operating a full service, with customer service, warehousing and deliveries all continuing to be fully operational.

     

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  • Richard Haworth awarded ISO 14001 accreditation

    April 2019 - Richard Haworth – the UK’s leading supplier of linen to the textile rental and hospitality sector – has recently been awarded the latest ISO 14001 certification, the internationally recognized sign of a business’ commitment to the preservation of the environment.


    In achieving the ISO 14001 certification, Richard Haworth proved that they met the high standards set out by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) to protect the environment.


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  • Richard Haworth awarded ISO 9001:2015 accreditation

    January 2018 - Manchester-based linen manufacturer and supplier - Richard Haworth - has recently been awarded the latest ISO 9001:2015 certification, the internationally recognized benchmark for quality within an organisation.

     

    By achieving the ISO 9001 certification, Richard Haworth are able to demonstrate to customers and suppliers that the systems in place meet the high standards set out by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

     

    To gain the ISO 9001 certification, the company demonstrated the dedication and commitment to meeting the needs of customers, operating efficient management processes and delivering consistent, good quality products and services. Continue reading

  • Reasons Why Signature Table Linen saves you money

    At Richard Haworth, we do far more for our clients than just sell them tablecloths and linens. Established in 1876, we have long been committed to helping our business associates grow and expand, and a recent study has confirmed that we do exactly that, by saving them up to £31,000 per year.

     

    This independent research showed that by taking advantage of our exceptional prices, a typical 500-room hotel could save more than £31,000 annually, just by using our table linens.How? Because of the quality and cleverness of our designs. Not only competitively costed, but also able to be washed at below average temperatures, those who use them can benefit from lower energy bills as well as reduced energy usage. Continue reading

  • Richard Haworth has been awarded the prestigious Feefo Gold accreditation

    Richard Haworth, the leading supplier of bed, bath and table linen to the hospitality market, has been awarded the prestigious Feefo Gold accreditation for the fourth year running.

    Feefo is an independent customer feedback platform that allows genuine customers to leave reviews and score companies based on their product and service. The Gold accreditation is a highly coveted award given to a select few business who achieves an overall rating of 95-100% for the previous year. With 497 reviews of “Excellent” and 65 for “Good” Richard Haworth achieved an overall score of 96% placing them in the top tier of online suppliers.

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