FAMILY SUCCESS CONTINUES! Our family business has always based it's success on excellent standards of service and above all the quality of the installation. After all - you could purchase the same carpet in any number of shops but how it is fitted makes all the difference.
The business was founded by Sid Bourne and his wife Dawn, some 30 years ago. Back in 1988, Sid won a series of National Awards cumulating in Flooring Installation UK, outright winner. Following that he dedicated himself to training fitters and was elected President of the National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers.
Not surprisingly their son Matthew entered the business as a school leaver. Trained by his father, he has also proved to be an excellent installer. He has twice Captained the British Fitting team at the European championships, held in Germany.
The team of three fitters had already competed at the British Trade Fair: " The National Floor Show" held at Harrogate to win a place as the UK Team. The competition held over three days in Germany in-front of thousands of watchful eyes, against teams competing from all over Europe, is accolade we are proud of. "WELL DONE, MATT AND THE TEAM!" Best of the British entrants and second in Europe!
Matt holds many diplomas and training certificates but perhaps the one we were most proud to boast was THE MASTER FITTER DIPLOMA. Matt was the youngest fitter ever, to pass the stringent tests required to achieve this status: awarded by the National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers.
This photo shows a much younger Matt and his father Sid. It was used by the National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers, in a national advertising campaign to promote the value of a NICF registered fitter!