Portfolio - Issue 5 - Autumn 2018 - Page 18



NEWS
SUCCESS FOR NORTH EAST
FAMILY BUSINESS AS IT
INVESTS FOR THE FUTURE
A leading North-East business which has been run by the same
family for six generations is celebrating further company expansion.
karpet Mills, which currently operates
ve stores and employs 40 people across
the region, have opened their brand new
head oce facility, complete with multiple
oces, boardroom and internal storage
space.
The company has invested over
£600,000 in the new, purpose-built oce
space, located in the busy Bridge End
Industrial Estate in Hexham,
Northumberland, which will be home to
several karpet Mills departments,
including Accounting & Finance,
Marketing & Advertising. It will also act as
a hub for karpet Mills commercial,
contract and business development.
Joel Dickinson, Operations Director at
karpet Mills said “By investing in the new
head oce premises, we have ensured
that karpet Mills is perfectly set up for the
future. Our agship new building gives us
a platform to build upon our longstanding reputation as the North East’s
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Joel Dickinson
leading ooring supplier”
In addition to the new Head Oce,
karpet Mills have also further invested for
the future by undertaking a full showroom
refurbishment at their branch in Hettonle-Hole, County Durham.
The work undertaken has included
brand new suspended ceiling with LED
lighting throughout the two-oor 10,000
square foot premises, installation of
multiple new premium carpet displays
and brand-new sta kitchen for the
karpet Mills sta to use.
Joel adds “We are delighted with the
recent refurbishment work at our HettonLe-Hole branch. We hope that the
improvements will help enhance
customer experience in store and have
allowed us to maximise our display
options, helping to provide even more
choice to our customers and better
working conditions for our sta.”
karpet Mills already started the year
positively, with the launch of new and
exciting store in Hexham,
Northumberland. The new venture marks
a return to the family roots for the owners
of karpet Mills, with the family business
starting in the Tyne Valley region in 1878.
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