Bulmer & Lumb

The origins of the present day Bulmer & Lumb Group lie in an offshoot of the Smith Bulmer spinning company, managed by Sir William Bulmer, based in Holmfield, Halifax. The company opened a dyehouse there in 1920, to enable them to concentrate on spinning coloured yarns.
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The Yorkshire Textiles umbrella was initiated by Leeds Fashion Works, whose founder members are :-

Suzy Shepherd

  • Fashion, Retail & Marketing Adviser

Carolyn Lord

  • Project Facilitator
  • Solicitor
  • Governor of Leeds Trinity University

 Paul Forbes OBE

  • Educational Consultant

Andew Homer

  • Accountant

It is the imbued excellence, the quality of the products and specialist skills that have led to the utilisation of Yorkshire Textiles by global brands. The sector in the Leeds City Region can build further on the connections between Yorkshire Textiles and internationally renowned fashion houses.

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Supported by Leeds City Council