About John England (Banbridge) Ltd

About John England

John England is a part of the Franklin’s Group. For over 50 years it has supplied linen and linen blend fabrics for fashion, apparel, and home interiors. To all over the world. The company strength is the ability to offer from stock, quality on-trend linens. All at competitive prices and reasonable minimum order levels, and with a personal service.

John England is not just a wholesaler. In house there is a weaving factory, with both Jacquard and plain looms up to 3 metres wide, and a laundry for finishing fabrics.

The weaving looms
Weaving at John England

We can also dye fabrics or yarn to order, again with very reasonable minimum order levels . There is an in-house laundry therefore customers can opt to have all fabrics supplied shrunk and softened (washed).

The Company has supplied innovative linens to fashion and interior designers for almost half a century, and now has a thriving theatricals linens department, offering costume designers affordable theatrical fabrics for movie, television and theatre productions.

All our designs woven on Jacquard looms are unique trend setting designs. We do not stand still and constantly produce new creations often inspired by things we see in the world around us, and we find it is often interesting for customers to hear the story behind each design.

Trade Organisations

As you’d expect, with such a long history and impeccable lineage in the industry we are proud members of both European Masters of Linen and the Irish Linen Guild.

John England Theatrical Linens

John England Theatrical Linens is a division that focuses on selling film/movie fabrics to the theatre, film and TV industries. The company has been the supplier of preference for costume and set design linens for many years. It is a specialist in this industry, and concentrates on the supply of linens to film productions.