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

  • 13 December 2021

    The rise of electric vehicles and the need for antistatic fabric made uniforms

    The EN 1149-5 standard was designed to define antistatic fabrics performance

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  • 15 November 2021

    Carrington Textiles weaves sustainability into brand new fabrics

    The launch boasts a range of brand-new textiles made with recycled polyester from plastic bottles, organic and responsibly sourced cotton, as well as a new technology that biodegrades synthetic fibres, a first in the workwear world

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  • 05 November 2021

    Carrington Textiles wins award for supporting the healthcare sector during the pandemic

    We also received the highly commended award under the ‘Best fabric & Fibre Innovation’ category for the development of our antiviral finished fabrics for workwear in 2020

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