With more than 250 years of expertise and over 20 years of experience in supplying the rail industry, Axminster Carpets is proud to be the largest supplier of sustainable, woven rail carpet in the UK.
Supplying beautifully bespoke carpets to some of the UK’s biggest rail operators, Axminster carpets can be seen on hundreds of rail services across the country, including Northern, TransPennine Express and South Western Railway as well as on the luxurious and historic Belmond British Pullman. Careful design and expert craftsmanship were woven into each carriage’s carpet, ensuring true resilience and comfort.
Our British origins remain at our core; from sourcing to weaving. The finest raw materials are selected from within the UK, allowing us to closely oversee quality and care, whilst supporting local British farming. Expertly crafted, all our rail carpets are designed and woven in Axminster, Devon – where our in-house team create bespoke, distinct carpets. Due to the cooler climate, British wool offers more benefits in carpet manufacturing – giving us even more reason to remain rooted in the UK.
Wool carries a host of benefits for carpets, from environmental to personal. Natural, renewable and biodegradable, wool carpets absorb VOCs and aid in supporting healthier living. Carrying environmental peace of mind, we are proud that each Axminster carpet is manufactured with a very low carbon footprint. Wool’s natural fire retardancy allows us to boast enhanced safety credentials – with every carpet carrying the highest fire certification. Always striving for eco-conscious crafting, we offer an undyed wool option – to give a truly natural, authentic wool feel to our designs.
We pride ourselves in creating the very best carpeting for the rail industry, with rail specific specifications and production.
Railway-News magazine Issue 2, June 2022: Axminster Carpets - Specialist Quality Custom-Made Sustainable Carpets for Rail.
Axminster Carpets, holder of a Royal Warrant founded in 1755 by Thomas Whitty, the creator of the now famous Axminster Weave, has been saved.
Keen supporters of The Campaign for Wool, Axminster Carpets are proud to offer sustainable flooring solutions across the transport sector.
Drawing on esteemed experience across the transport sector, Axminster Carpets service the largest rail operators with the most precise
Axminster Carpets service rail operators with the most precise requirements, now accounting for the majority of all Woven Train Carpet.
Axminster Carpets were proud to have been involved in the recent renovation of the Belmond British Pullman, a luxury train operating...
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