Welcome to Carrington Textiles

We are the largest producer of workwear fabrics in the UK, exporting to more than 80 countries worldwide, with over 60% of our products going to new markets. We produce over 55 million metres of fabric annually. Throughout Europe, and beyond, millions of people go about their tasks in workwear made from our fabrics.

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Based in Lancashire, where British textiles began, we have 130 years experience of textile processing and finishing. This is supported by massive investments in one of Europe's largest fully integrated textile processing and finishing operations.

We specialise in the development of fabrics and finishes with exceptional performance in the most demanding workplace environments. As a result, we have a reputation for innovation, and continue to introduce exciting breakthroughs.

New ideas to meet the most stringent performance requirements encountered in diverse areas such as heavy industry, light engineering, food processing, retail, distribution, pharmaceutical, healthcare and defence



Worldwide, millions of people work comfortably and safely in garments made from Carrington fabrics. Workwear that’s supremely fit for purpose, offering optimum performance together with maximum value in commercial terms

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Flame Retardant

We are Europe’s leading supplier of Flame Retardant finished fabrics for workwear, with decades of experience. Our focus is on the market’s evolving needs to create the ultimate protection

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Our continually updated collections of coated and laminated fabrics deliver waterproof and/or breathable performance – designed to meet various European Norms in the most cost effective way

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For ninety years we’ve supplied a wide choice of standard and specialised fabric options to national military forces and major defence companies around the world

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Your ideas, our development expertise. Together we can turn your initial thoughts into reality, all the way through to production and bulk delivery

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Latest News

  • 10 March 2021

    130th Anniversary: An insight into our global presence in trade fairs

    In over two decades Carrington Textiles has attended more than 60 exhibitions in 5 continents, leading the way in research, development and sustainable practices in the textile industry

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  • 15 February 2021

    Carrington Textiles secures joint venture in Asia and announces growth in Europe

    This new venture with Sapphire Textile Mills will increase the company’s capacity to 130 million square metres a year and it’s the start of a series of investments that Carrington Textiles’ parent company, the RTS Group, are implementing across the rest of its production facilities in Europe.

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  • 18 January 2021

    A legacy forged in fabrics: Carrington Textiles and Pincroft celebrate 130 years of UK manufacturing

    After joining forces in 1998 we have become a powerhouse of the European textile industry

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