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Axminster-Carpets
Thomas Whitty began making Axminster method carpets in 1755. This original Axminster carpet could be found in Chatsworth House and Brighton Pavilion as well as being bought by King George III and Queen Charlotte, who visited the factory.

102 years later a carpet manufacturer called Harry Dutfield was on a train where he met a vicar from the West Country who told him that carpets had not been made in Axminster for a while due to a disastrous fire that had destroyed the factory. The germ of an idea was born and in 1937 the decision was taken to relaunch carpet manufacturing in the town of Axminster.

This was the renaissance of -Axminsters from Axminster-. Axminster Carpets continues the proud tradition of making the finest carpets in the world. Carpets from Axminster can be found in royal residences, in some of the finest hotels in the world, in train carriages, on the aircraft of major global airlines and in thousands of discerning homes up and down the country.

To celebrate 250 years of carpet weaving in Axminster a commemorative rug was produced. Re-enacting history the carpet was paraded by the weavers of Axminster Carpets through the town to the Minster Church where it was blessed by the Bishop of Exeter and then presented to the Earl of Devon, who was representing the Queen. It is now in Clarence House, the home of HRH the Prince of Wales.

Axminster Carpets

Axminster Carpets - Antique Splendour Dartmoor Autumn Glow
Axminster Carpets - Antique Splendour Dartmoor - Autumn Glow
Axminster Carpets - Dartmoor Plain Ling Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Dartmoor Plain Ling - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Collection Blue Grass Pillar Box
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Collection Blue Grass - Pillar Box
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Plains Teign Grey Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Plains Teign Grey - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Plains Egg Shell Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Plains Egg Shell - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Plains Latte Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Devonia Plains Latte - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Exmoor Botanica Snowdrop
Axminster Carpets - Exmoor Botanica Snowdrop
Axminster Carpets - Ferndown Dartmoor and Super Dartmoor
Axminster Carpets - Ferndown Dartmoor and Super Dartmoor
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Labyrinth Pebble Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Labyrinth Pebble - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Kaleidoscope Pebble Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Kaleidoscope Pebble - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Ice Skating Mouse Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Ice Skating Mouse - Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Ice Skating Mouse Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Ice Skating Mouse - Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Leapfrog Coconut Milk Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Leapfrog Coconut Milk - Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Leapfrog Coconut Milk Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Leapfrog Coconut Milk - Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Flower Pressing Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Hazy Days Flower Pressing - Carpets
Axminster Carpets - Jacob Tweed Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Jacob Tweed Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Jacob Tweed Haystack Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Jacob Tweed Haystack - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Moorland Heather Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Moorland Heather Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Myth and Moor Haldon Forest Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Myth and Moor Haldon Forest - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Myth and Moor Windy Jaunt Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Myth and Moor Windy Jaunt - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Myth and Moor Woodland Walk Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Myth and Moor Woodland Walk - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Natural Plaid Cormorant
Axminster Carpets - Natural Plaid Cormorant
Axminster Carpets - Oriental Silk Royal Dartmouth
Axminster Carpets - Oriental Silk Royal Dartmouth
Axminster Carpets - Princetown Picasso Autumn Glow Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Princetown Picasso Autumn Glow - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Borough Chelsea Glade Beige Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Borough Chelsea Glade Beige - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Borough Kensington Egyptian Dark Cotton Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Borough Kensington Egyptian Dark Cotton - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Borough Windsor Itschner Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Borough Windsor Itschner - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Royal Clovelly Symphony
Axminster Carpets - Royal Clovelly Symphony
Axminster Carpets - Royal Seaton Calico Light Mink
Axminster Carpets - Royal Seaton Calico - Light Mink
Axminster Carpets - Shoreditch Chalfont Itschner Light Grey Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Shoreditch Chalfont Itschner Light Grey - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Simply Natural Ribgrass Quartz Eggshell
Axminster Carpets - Simply Natural Ribgrass Quartz Eggshell
Axminster Carpets - Simply Natural Grosgrain Straw Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Simply Natural Grosgrain Straw - Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Simply Natural Ribgrass Quartz Eggshell Carpet
Axminster Carpets - Simply Natural Ribgrass Quartz - Eggshell - Carpet

Vacancy

CAFÉ SUPERVISOR

Experience of ordering food, arranging menus and costing, allergies, staff rotas etc is essential, as is an attitude to give excellent, personal customer service. Food Hygiene Certificate an advantage.

Full-time position.

To apply fill in the application form and bring in to store or send by email to david.scott@sturtons.co.uk