Life after Lockdown at Brook International

Brook International was founded in Bradford in 1898 and has evolved to become one of the key suppliers of quality textiles for the flag and banner market. During the lockdown, we have managed to maintain all operations albeit with just under half of our staff in the factory, the other half on furlough. Our customers […]

We are still here if you need us

As part of our commitment to help keep our customers operational, particularly those working with ‘key industries’ we want to ensure that we keep in touch and let you know, we remain open for business. Whether your business premises are still open, or have teams working from home, we are still able to supply all […]

How to celebrate VE Day with a stay at home street party

While we can’t have the celebrations that many of us planned to mark VE Day, there are still lots of ways to celebrate that won’t break social distancing rules. The early May bank holiday has been moved to the 8th of May this year to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second […]

Brook International donate material for volunteers sewing scrubs

While we are all facing difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are proud to have been able to help out a group of local volunteers by supplying them with fabric for creating scrubs. The volunteers are based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, and have been busy creating scrubs for local GP’s during the coronavirus emergency. Volunteers […]

Brook International are up for the challenge

We have all had to change our habits and behaviours to operate within the latest government and NHS guidance regarding stemming the spread of Covid 19. Brook International Managing Director Chris Melia explained that we placed safeguarding measures for our staff and customers, from the very first announcement that the virus had entered the UK. […]

Brook International temporarily closing due to the coronavirus emergency

I hope all of our staff, customers and suppliers are keeping themselves safe and sound. Today, we have taken the difficult decision to temporarily close our factory and offices in order to protect the health and well-being of our staff, and their dependants, in these challenging times. After watching Boris’s speech last evening we have […]

Brook International joins FESPA UK Family following Munich Expo​

Chris Drury and Chris Melia, joint Managing Directors of Brook International, met with the FESPA (Federation of European Screen Printers Associations) UK team at the FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 in Munich, to discuss their vision for the future of Brook International. Although Brook International has a well-established presence in the textile market, Chris Melia […]

Fabric flies as cycling celebrates fifth Tour de Yorkshire

When it comes to May in Yorkshire, we know it is time for some of the world’s best cyclists to ride around the region. For the last five years, our home county has held the Tour de Yorkshire race following the successful visit of the Tour de France back in 2014. Almost every year since […]