About Baileys Blinds

Baileys Blinds is the No1 family-owned blind supplier in the UK.

We started our business in the North East of England in 1968, that’s over 45 years of expertise in making the finest quality window blinds. We are now able to supply window blinds, shutters, curtains and awnings across the UK through the Baileys family network.

We form part of a larger team of passionate and experienced people committed to providing our customers with the finest quality blinds and service for their homes. We are based at our Head Office in Newcastle and have shops covering the North East in Ashington, Darlington, Gosforth and Spennymoor, and teams of consultants and fitters in Scotland and the Midlands.

Our aim is to inspire our customers into creating the perfect look for their homes with the highest quality window dressings. We want our customers to have a thoroughly satisfying experience of buying from us. This is evidenced by the amount of customers who come back time and again and recommend us to family and friends.

The Baileys Family History

1775
John King, a merchant from Glasgow, started a textiles company to manufacture cotton fabric to be used for window blinds
1800s
King’s Scotch Holland fabric becomes recognised as the world leader.
1946
Arthur Dutton and Horace Gavin partnered up to form Dutton & Gavin (Textiles)
1962
John King take over Dutton & Gavin (Textiles) as holding group.
1964
VBS Centurion Blinds established in the Midlands
1968
Baileys Blinds starts in North East England
1989
Goldcrest Furnishings established in Stirling. Marks the beginning of Baileys Family Group of today.
2005
Baileys Blinds joins Group
2008
VBS Centurion Blinds joins Group
2014
Dutton & Gavin (Textiles) joins Group
2014
Group manufacturing unit move into 30,000 sq ft. state-of-the-art production facility

Commercial Blind Projects

For more about the work we do as contractors or as installers in commercial properties, please contact us or visit our commercial shading and privacy solutions section.