Information for consumers about British Wool Products

Press Releases

Notice of Annual General Meeting Notice of Annual General Meeting 13 October 2021 Notice is hereby given that the seventy first annual general meeting of producers registered under the British Wool Marketing Scheme 1950 will be held virtually. Read
British Wool embraces Wool Week British Wool embraces Wool Week 4 October 2021 This week sees the start of Wool Week (4th - 31st October). Each year this event is used to amplify the wool message to consumers, and as part of this British Wool will be targeting consumers with a few key themes during this period. Read
Prices and demand at British Wool auctions continue to increase Prices and demand at British Wool auctions continue to increase 24 September 2021 The fifth British Wool sale of the 2021 season took place this week and despite challenges in terms of haulage, transport and energy prices, the wool market sees continuing strong demand and improving prices. Read
New Demand for British wool Carpets New Demand for British wool Carpets 20 September 2021 Wool Britannia is a new 100% British wool carpet yarn which has been developed by the Headlam Group Plc in partnership with British Wool and with the support of the Campaign for Wool. Every linear metre of the yarn includes wool sourced from farms situated in each of our four nations – England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales, making it truly British wool. The aim of this yarn is to increase the usage of British wool in carpets and, in turn, help local farmers and the environment. Read
Selling British wool to the consumer Selling British wool to the consumer 14 July 2021 As part of its consumer focused marketing strategy British Wool have launched a consumer facing e-commerce website, hosting a range of products including, clothing, duvets, pillows, yarn, insulation and dog beds. Read
New British Wool drop off locations in South East New British Wool drop off locations in South East 8 July 2021 Following a review of British Wool’s collection network, details of four new drop off locations for the South East of England have been confirmed. Read