A few interesting facts
The Hainsworth history is one of world firsts, royalty, successful partnerships, innovation, success and above all textiles. Whether it's high quality textiles, textile development or independent testing and certification, Hainsworth is there. The following are a few of the 'gems' from our long and successful history. You can view 'ALL', or filter them by specific area of interest. Enjoy.
Hainsworth pool cloth adorns many famous tables, including one that is seen regularly by over 6 million people on British TV at the Queen Vic in EastEnders.
The Danish monarchy is one of the oldest in the world and the current head of state, Queen Margaret, chooses to have Hainsworth’s John Atkinson blankets on her beds.
Through the Victoria England label, Hainsworth supplies the most prestigious tribal blankets in the world. Selected for its warmth, timeless durability and rich traditional design, the Victoria blanket originated in 1897.
Our traditional and contemporary hand finished John Atkinson blankets are world renowned and have adorned many prestigious beds including those of royal families across Europe and the Middle East.
At the heart of democracy
The woolsack, the seat of the Lord Speaker in the House of Lords, the Upper House of Parliament in the United Kingdom, is covered in Hainsworth cloth.
Hainsworth’s Elite Pro worsted cloth provides the ultimate smooth and fast playing surface for pool and we once supplied 6km of it in a single order.
You wear it well
A full size snooker table, given as a gift from Queen Victoria to Prince Albert, was bought by Rod Stewart who insists it is always covered in Hainsworth Smart cloth.
Let me entertain you
Robbie Williams entertains friends and family at home on his American pool table which is covered in Hainsworth Elite Pro Powder Blue cloth.
Hainsworth is the fabric of choice of many leading professional snooker players who insist on playing and training on Hainsworth cloth.
The professional's choice
Olhausen are the largest pool and billiard table manufacturer in the US and Hainsworth are their chosen sole supplier of table cloth.
The right image
We were the first company to produce personalised and branded snooker and pool cloth with crisp, clear images and complex patterns with no loss in table performance using our specialist printing techniques.
Our printed snooker and pool cloth has been used to help celebrate many famous landmarks, including the 75th birthday celebrations for Harley Davidson, and is a highly effective promotional marketing tool for international brands the world over.
The Vatican, the smallest independent state in the world, is the spiritual centre for the Roman Catholic church and also a convert to Hainsworth quality, as one of our blanket customers.
Setting the standard
Designed to tournament specification, Hainsworth Match is the ultimate pool and snooker cloth and is the fastest cloth in the world delivering amazing speed and cue ball control.
Hainsworth supplies interiors fabric cloth which is used for the curtains at Windsor Castle and for the interiors of Buckingham Palace.
Royalty at rest
Our traditional and contemporary hand finished blankets have adorned many prestigious beds including those of royal families across Europe and the Middle East.
The Mirage Casino in Las Vegas only wanted the best for their casino tables. Hainsworth was able to supply cloth dye-matched to the exact pantone colour specified.
Hainsworth interior fabrics adorn many of the UK’s most historic and treasured buildings, such as Buckingham Palace, adding to the luxury and splendour experienced by visitors and residents.
By Royal Appointment
Hainsworth cloth proudly carries the Royal Warrant, supplying furnishing fabrics to Her Majesty The Queen.
North American icon
Hainsworth manufactures the historic Hudson’s Bay Point Blankets, still regarded as one of the most luxurious gifts for weddings in North America.
HAINSWORTH FABRICS ON PARADE AT CORONATION FESTIVAL AS THEY WERE AT THE CORONATION 60 YEARS AGO
Sixty years ago, Yorkshire textile mill Hainsworth provided the iconic cloth for the military to wea...
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The Royal Salute
All the pageantry and spectacle of H M The Queen’s Official Birthday celebrations is enhanced through Hainsworth fabrics which include the scarlet and dark blue cloths worn by the Household Division for Trooping the Colour.