More than just great linen

Supplying to the trade for over 120 years, the name Tonrose has become synonymous with high quality bed, bath, table and kitchen linens. With a dedicated 64,000 sq ft warehouse and impressive stock holding, we can be just as responsive as the industry we serve. But there’s so much more to Tonrose than selling great linen. Never content to stand still, we are putting innovation at the forefront of our business strategy. Following the success of our unique One WashTM technology for new linen, which addresses the perennial problem of cracked-ice creasing, Tonrose is excited about its newest development. “Originally.
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Learn to Love Your Linen Part 1

Whether you purchase your own commercial linens or rent from a laundry, one thing is certain – if you don't take care of them, they simply won't last. And that's bad news for everyone. If you own them, you'll obviously want to take care of your investment. If you rent, prices could be pushed up stock needs to be replenished prematurely, or the laundry may even be forced to close if the business is no longer sustainable. Cotton is wonderful long-lasting and durable natural fibre. But if it's not cared for in the right way, fibres can become damaged and.
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Proud to sponsor new HHH Awards

Tonrose is delighted to be sponsoring the new ‘HHH Awards’ – Hotel Housekeeping Honours. MEG Events Ltd, in association with Housekeeping Today UK and the UKHA, has launched the new ‘Triple H’ awards to celebrate the often-unsung heroes of the housekeeping industry. Open to all sectors within housekeeping, back of house and hotel laundry, the HHH awards will recognise companies, individuals, services and products that stand out from the crowd, showcase exceptional industry professionalism and customer service, and demonstrate innovations and initiatives that make every guest experience special. Alistair Sandall, one of the judges and Head of Professional Development at.
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Visiting Heimtextil 2019

Tonrose recently visited Heimtextil in Frankfurt, the world’s largest gathering of textile professionals. The annual event attracts people from over the world and offers an impressive platform to meet suppliers and discover the latest in innovations. Terry Sheldon (Chairman), Phil Hodgson (Director), Paul White (Head of NPD) and Karen Clarkson (Procurement Manager) attended the show and reported back on their experience. Heimtextil is a firm date in the diary for any textile supplier. Describing itself as “the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles”, it doesn’t disappoint. With over 70,000 visitors from 136 countries and almost 3,000 exhibitors.
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2018: A year in review & looking ahead to 2019

  As the sun sets on another year, Tonrose Chairman Terry Sheldon reflects on the 2018 and looks forward to what 2019 might hold for Tonrose and its customers. Firstly, I’d like to say a huge thank you to each and every one of our customers; without your business, we wouldn’t be enjoying our 121st trading year. There’s no denying the challenging and changing market conditions we’ve all experienced over the year – the consolidation of the laundry market, the difficult trading conditions and the uncertainties surrounding Brexit. And as a business we have had to adapt to these changes in.
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Building a sustainable hospitality supply chain

As part of the recent events season, the Tonrose Group attended the Independent Hotel Show. Widely regarded as a firm fixture in the calendar for independent hoteliers, industry professionals and suppliers, the show presents a curated collection of over 300 innovative product and service providers from across the hotel supply chain. It was a truly fantastic event, full of inspiring ideas, expertise and networking opportunities. A topic that kept coming up in conversations with customers and other industry contacts was that of sustainability and the disposal of linen when it reaches the end of its life. One of the highlights for.
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Christmas last orders and closure dates 2018

With the festive season almost upon us, there's no time like the present to let you know about the Tonrose Christmas last order and closure dates. We've ordered in extra stock in response to unprecedented demand, but they are selling fast so please don't leave it until the last minute to avoid disappointment. After fulfilling thousands of orders, and millions of bed linen, towels, table cloths, napkins and kitchen essentials, the Tonrose team are ready for a well-earned rest. Therefore, our offices will be closed over the Christmas period, ready to start afresh in 2019. LAST ORDERS: Place your order.
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Celebrating the next generation: TSA event launches Apprenticeships

Tonrose Chairman Terry Sheldon was delighted to attend the House of Commons recently at the first ever TSA Parliamentary Reception (Textile Services Association). The 'Celebrating the Next Generation of Textile Services Apprenticeships' event launched the new Textile Case Service Operatives apprenticeship program, and provided a platform to highlight the contribution the textile industry gives to the British economy. Attracted a selection of MPs, TSA members, apprentices and representatives from the international linen community, the event forms part of the organisation's mission to ‘protect, promote and educate the textile care industry’. Scottish MP Drew Hendry opened the reception welcoming guests to.
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New innovation cuts 30% ironer feeding time

Tonrose is delighted to announce the arrival of its newest efficiency innovation, SeeMore. SeeMore is an industry first, patent pending corner identification system for duvet covers. With this handy visual aid, operators can see the hand holes immediately, guiding them to the corners faster and speeding up ironer feeding time by up to 30%*. Developed by the Tonrose Labs team, the SeeMore system will improve productivity and PPOH (pieces per operator hour). Get in touch today to see how Tonrose can help your laundry to become even more efficient.   Easy to use No training needed     Improve efficiencies save 20-30% feeding time*    .
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Glitz and glamour at LADAs 2018

It was a celebration of dedication to the textile care industry. Dressed to impress, a mixture of laundries, dry cleaners, suppliers, hoteliers and association attended the black-tie event as those who had gone above and beyond were recognised for their efforts and achievements at the LADAs 2018 (Laundry and Drycleaning Awards). As platinum sponsors, the Tonrose team were there in full support to celebrate achievements, build on friendships and make new relationships. Attending on the night, Key Accounts Manager Vicky Bentley said, “It was such a fantastic evening. There was a lovely positivity in the air and genuine passion for.
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