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History

A British manufacturer

Thomas Sanderson a complete service
  • Manufacturing blinds in Britain for over 20 years
  • Europe’s largest manufacturer and supplier of blinds and shutters
  • A network of over 160 designers, installers and surveyors

We started out as a family run business and although we have grown in size over the years, we still appreciate the ‘local’ approach our customers love. As the years have gone by, we have been able to offer our products to more customers, and this has allowed us to develop an innovative and exciting range of products.

Here’s the timeline of Thomas Sanderson and all of our achievement over the years.

  • 1991
    1991
    • Thomas Sanderson is founded by husband and wife team; Bob & Norma Thomas. We launched our very first home improvement specialist product - pleated conservatory blinds
  • 1999
    1999
    • PowerPleat™ exclusively launches to offer our conservatory blind customers the ultimate remote control system for their blinds
  • 2001
    2001
    • Following our fantastic success in the UK, Thomas Sanderson Conservatory Blinds launches in the Republic of Ireland
  • 2002
    2002
    • PowerPleat™ MultiZone II is launched, offering conservatory owners even greater control and flexibility of their blind system, with many exclusive advantages not available elsewhere
  • 2003
    2003
    • Thomas Sanderson become part of the international Hunter Douglas Group; world market leaders in window coverings
  • 2005
    2005
    • Fabric Equalisation is introduced to our conservatory blinds system as part of TecNeat our exclusive conservatory blinds system – guaranteeing a superior installation and finish
  • 2006
    2006
    • Thomas Sanderson launch their unique collection of Interior Window Shutters
    • Thomas Sanderson win a Gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in the ‘Chic Gardens’ category
  • 2007
    2007
    • Pinoleum conservatory blinds introduced to the range
    • Comprehensive range of house window blinds launched
  • 2008
    2008
    • Thomas Sanderson launch new metal venetian blinds for the home and conservatory
    • Thomas Sanderson join in partnership with TSWood to manufacture window shutters
  • 2009
    2009
    • Thomas Sanderson launch all new Shaped Window Shutters
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch new collection of pleated conservatory fabrics - New for Summer
  • 2010
    2010
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch the new Laura Ashley Shutter Collection
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch new Bali Collection of pleated conservatory fabrics

     

  • 2011
    2011
    • Launch energy saving Duette Architella blinds
    • Launch Literise an Innovative child safe window blind
    • Launch a new collection of conservatory blinds from Laura Ashley by Thomas Sanderson
    • Platinum Power System is launched and introduced to both conservatory blinds and window blind ranges. Offering conservatory owners ultimate control of their surroundings with complete comfort, with many exclusive advantages not available elsewhere
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch NEW Lifetime Conservatory Shutters
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch new and exclusive Signature Collection with subtle patterns and fabrics for the conservatory
    • Launch new and exclusive Boutique Collection for window blinds adding glamour and style to the home
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch new Bayline Bay Window Blind Solution fits snugly into every angle of your Bay Window giving a precise fit that reduces light gap and fits in effortlessly
  • 2012
    2012
    • Thomas Sanderson Launch new Bayline Bay Window Blind Solution fits snugly into every angle of your Bay Window giving a precise fit that reduces light gap and fits in effortlessly
    • Launched Duette EnergySmart blinds
  • 2013
    2013
    • We sponsored daytime TV on Sky Livingit
    • Launched Premier Plus Cleaning service
    • Launched brand new Guide and Glide vinyl shutter
    • Launched SmartCord
    • Launched Options Shutter Blind
    • Launched MicroPleat
    • Launched PowerGlide
  • 2014
    2014
    • Launched The Platinum App
    • Launched Stylish Surrounds
  • 2015
    2015
    • Launched Insect Screens
    • Launched Solid Shutters
    • Coming soon... Pirouette
  • 2016
    2016
    • Launched PowerViewTM Blinds

Why choose Thomas Sanderson

Careers

Our success is driven by total belief in our people and our products.

 

Our culture and values are driven by our people. We have fun, we have integrity, we are committed, we recognize achievements, and we empower all who work with us to be the best. With us anything is possible.

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Craftsmanship

Each of our conservatory blinds is individually handcrafted with precision by our in-house craftsmen at our UK factory based on the South coast.

 

Before we begin any installation, our experts stringently check and test the blinds to ensure the quality meets our exacting standards.

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Order a FREE brochure

Brochures are available for all our products and they are packed with styling ideas and inspiration photos.

 

Let us bring the inspiration to you with our in-home design service.

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Our unique partnerships
Proud to work exclusively in partnership with the UK's leading home improvements companies.