FLOWERPOT MERGER ANNOUNCED

28th February 2024

Naylor Gardenware has agreed to merge with Smith & Jennings with effect from Friday 1 March 2024.

Naylor is a 4th generation family business which has been manufacturing clay pipes & other ceramic products since its foundation in 1890; its Yorkshire Flowerpot range dates back to the early 1990’s. Smith & Jennings is a Welsh based manufacturer of high quality glazed & terracotta ware, founded by ceramicist Simon Smith in 2013.

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

MD Simon Smith commented “this is an exciting new venture and we look forward to supplying the UK market with high quality British made pots- glazed and unglazed”.

If you have any queries regarding the above, please do not hesitate to contact Liz Hudston on 01226 794059.

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