15 New jobs all sewn up

Castleford curtain maker has 15 new jobs all sewn up

Nicola Boyd MD Nationwide Curtain Makers

A family-run curtain-making firm from Castleford is on course to reach the 30-staff mark after switching its focus from retailing to manufacturing.

Nationwide Curtain Makers, which two years ago employed just six people, used to make and sell curtains and blinds from two shops, but, thanks to advice and support from the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), has changed its business model, moved into a new 5,500 sq ft manufacturing facility and now produces curtains that are used in the changing rooms of high-street stores and hotel bedrooms.

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