Gateshead-based Cladwise Bathrooms is celebrating two years in business with the opening of its stylish new showroom and plans to increase its workforce.

The family-owned company was established in 2017 and has enjoyed confident growth in a fast-changing and demanding marketplace over the past two years, doubling its turnover in this time.

The company supply and install a wide range of high-quality bathroom furniture, fixtures and cladding and, due to demand, now also offer their own range of tiles.

Cladwise Bathrooms is run by siblings Tim and Emma Hutley, along with Tim’s partner Kelly. Tim and Kelly were already working in bathroom fitting industry and decided to go into business together when Emma returned from travels abroad.

Tim said: “Kelly and I were spending a lot of time trouble-shooting problems with badly-installed bathrooms and knew we could offer a much better service. When Emma came home from travelling in Australia, we invited Emma to join our team.

“We’ve since become synonymous with outstanding customer service and it’s this reputation for quality that has driven our success. We’ve enjoyed steady growth throughout the North of England and are now looking to recruit an apprentice to help us with the increasing demand and our plans for growth.”

The company has also revamped its shop floor and showroom at its premises on the Team Valley Trading Estate as part of its ongoing mission to provide an outstanding service providing and fitting full bathroom suites and cladding.

Tim explained: “The new-look showroom will support our growth and serve even more customers. The investment demonstrates our commitment to delivering an exceptional service, from design through to installation for domestic and commercial customers across the North of England and beyond”

The company has achieved its success to date without funding or private investment, instead relying on referrals and building its excellent reputation.

Tim concluded: “Our immediate plans are to keep growing, and ultimately our vision is to continue building and retaining our reputation as an outstandingly brilliant bathroom retailer and installer.

“I’m very proud of our achievements to date and look forward to many more years ahead as we help our customers realise their dreams.”