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

  • 30 June 2022

    Sustainability and comfort main focus of conversations at Techtextil

    There was a great interest for our sustainable and stretch ranges during our presence at the trade fair in Frankfurt last week, showing the industry trend for products that are kinder to the environment yet comfortable to wear

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  • 14 June 2022

    Carrington Textiles' Hawksbill and Orca recognised as first workwear fabrics with a polyester that biodegrades

    With the help of the CiCLO technology, the polyester in these fabrics behave like natural fibres when they end up in the environment through washing or end of life of the garment.

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  • 26 May 2022

    Bringing the first biodegradable fabrics for workwear to Techtextil 2022

    We have planned a busy agenda for the event which includes the promotion of a new sustainable technology for textiles, our commercial video, as well as giving away free passes to visit our stand in Frankfurt.

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