F.J.Ratchford‘s are delighted to celebrate 126 years this year as one of the few remaining family businesses committed to stocking and supplying quality materials, and a huge range of accessories into a wide number of markets in the UK and abroad.
We are possibly the largest stockist of buckram and book cloths in the UK
and our range of covering materials are specially made for us either using our own base cloths or custom made by a number of factories to our own specification.
Showrooms, offices and warehouse.
Part of our in house slitting facilities.
Along with our extensive range of accessories, papers and kits, leathers, and tools and equipment. FJ Ratchford are your one stop for all your requirements!
New handmade marble papers
"Frost" Marble paper (special design)
510mm x 750mm long grain, 120gsm £10 sheet, and
An Italian vein design using real gold paint, on a bright cherry red base paper. Sheets 510mm x 7520mm Long grain
- 120g - £9.95 per sheet
In 1889 Frederick John Ratchford started what was to become a lifetimes family commitment for five generations work, to explore and develop new products, by stretching the boundaries in product design, and quality specifications, yet still concentrating on the main core business of stocking and supplying quality cloth and paper covering materials. Please click on the link to see the various applications for our materials.
Over the years, we have grown to be recognised as a major stockist and supplier in the UK, and abroad, due to a healthy export business.
We welcome all customers, to feel free by contacting us by email email@example.com, or phone 0161 480 8484or visiting us (office hours or by appointment) at Kennedy Way, Green Lane, Stockport Cheshire SK4 2JX.
Our own range of quality covering materials have kept in line with the modern requirements of our customers, but we have not forgotten where we started and our ongoing wishes to see continuation of the traditional cloths being used by traditional book binders, printers, stationers, pattern book manufacturers, designers, hobbyists etc.
For further information please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
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