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6 Benefits of Commercial Carpet in the Classroom

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Classrooms are bustling, lively environments. Students and teachers are constantly coming and going, but the space still needs to be calm and tranquil enough to allow students to thrive.  What’s more, a classroom needs to be designed to inspire and foster big ambitions. Therefore, it should incorporate colours and patterns that stimulate learning, without distracting students from their studies.  Flooring …

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5 Surprising Benefits of Good Classroom Design

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When analysing student performance, classroom design is not often considered an important contributory factor. However, attentively designed classrooms can improve students’ well-being, focus and communication skills. In fact, a study by researchers at the University of Salford found that learning environments could impact pupils’ performance by 25%. How classroom design can impact student learning  Colour  Different colours affect the way …

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How to Choose the Best Carpet for Communal Spaces

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Selecting the right carpet can be a difficult task, as factors such as safety, acoustics and environment must be taken into consideration. In this blog, our commercial carpet company shares how to choose the right carpet for communal spaces. Incredible Acoustics   When a communal area gets busier, it also gets louder. A quieter space spreads calmness, making it a …

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12 Days of Supacord…

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This Christmas, we’re celebrating 12 days of Supacord! Our bestselling range is a staple in classrooms and workplaces across the country and beyond. It is our most popular carpet, and to sum up this year we wanted to share 12 (very exciting) reasons why we (and you!) love it so much. On the first day of Supacord… The Supacord product …

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European Carpet Market Set to Grow

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Despite competition from the hard flooring market, the value of the European rug and carpet market is set to rise over the next four years. A report by Grand View Research estimates that it will grow over 3% every year, to reach approximately £46.22 billion in 2025. Where will the rise come from? The UK is set to play a …

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Meet Polly Edmondson, Marketing Manager at Heckmondwike

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Welcome to the latest instalment of our ‘People of Heckmondwike’ blog series, where we showcase the faces behind the commercial carpet tiles manufacturer. This week, we caught up with Marketing Manager, Polly Edmondson. Continue reading to learn all about the busy behind the scenes work that goes into promoting our products, Polly’s visions for the future and her secret showjumping …

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Heckmondwike to exhibit at Education Estates 2021

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Heckmondwike is delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s Education Estates® exhibition, taking place on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th October at the Manchester Central Conference Centre, marking a welcome return to in-person events and exhibitions. As a market-leading carpet provider for the education sector, we are proud to be showcasing our range of high quality, durable and stylish fibre …

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A Guided Tour of Our Yorkshire Factory

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Here at Heckmondwike FB, we believe that where we are based says a lot about who we are as a company. As the name suggests, our factory is located near Heckmondwike, a small town in West Yorkshire. Since the company was founded in the 1960s, our values have always been very straight-talking, honest and true to our Yorkshire roots. Our …

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The 5 Best Carpets for School Renovations

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While the kids might be enjoying time off school, the rest of us are hard at work – renovating the school! Throughout the summer, many school procurement teams may be using this time to begin some much-needed classroom enhancements. This is an even greater concern as we manage the hygiene considerations of the pandemic. With this in mind, every piece …

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Meet John Barraclough, Yorkshire Area Sales Manager at Heckmondwike

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Welcome to the latest instalment of our ‘People of Heckmondwike’ blog series, where we showcase the faces behind the commercial carpet tiles manufacturer. This week, we caught up with Yorkshire Area Sales Manager, John Barraclough. Continue reading to learn about his favourite product range, visions for the future and his famous feature in a special edition of Weetabix Top Trumps …