Monday, April 22, 2024

Barnsley family business merges with Welsh producer

Tomorrow fourth generation family business Naylor Gardenware from Barnsley will officially merge with Welsh company Smith & Jennings to create a new business called British Flowerpots.

British Flowerpots and will be based in new purpose-built manufacturing premises in Barnsley. The business will be headed by MD Simon Smith and General Manager Liz Hudston. It will offer a comprehensive range of British made glazed and terracotta pots, complemented by a select range of imported items.

Naylor has been making clay pipes and other ceramic products since 1890, and has produced its Yorkshire Flowerpot range since the early 1990’s. Smith & Jennings is near Cardiff, and makes glazed and terracotta ware. It was founded by ceramicist Simon Smith in 2013.

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