Vale Bridgecraft announces its return to the industry

Furniture manufacturer VB11 Ltd, trading as Vale Bridgecraft, has announced its return to the industry after a recent purchase by Maramar Holdings Ltd.

Vale Bridgecraft is an established furniture manufacturer based in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, who in 2022, celebrated 75 years in the business. The company went into administration on 1 August 2022 and has now announced to the industry it will continue trading under its new ownership from the 24th October 2022.

The manufacturer specialises in exceptional hand-crafted furniture from traditional, fixed upholstery and high back sofas to a more contemporary range of stunning furniture that comes with a 25-year frame and spring guarantee. Vale Bridgecraft has a network of 250 retail partners across the UK and will be reopening its flagship Mytholmroyd showroom in West Yorkshire, alongside a second showroom in Warrington, Cheshire.

Vale Upholstery was founded in 1947 in Todmorden, West Yorkshire and the company acquired Barbreck furniture and grew into larger premises in 1982 when they moved to Greenhill Mills in Mytholmroyd. In the year 2000, the company bought Bridgecraft furniture formerly based in Leeds. Production was moved to Mytholmroyd, where it has since been based and began trading as Vale Bridgecraft.

Jonathan Robinson, Managing Director, Vale Bridgecraft comments: “I have worked for the company for 37 years and I am proud to continue our journey in quality furniture manufacturing with new and exciting plans to grow. The support we have received from all our customers, retailers and suppliers is testament to a company with an undeniable industry reputation.

“We are all passionate about VaIe Bridgecraft continuing to trade and strongly believe there are opportunities for Vale Bridgecraft to explore new sectors, partnerships, and product ranges. Our core values as a company remain and we look forward to delivering exceptional furniture for customers to enjoy for years to come.”

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