Malvern Furniture Maker Recognised as One of UK’s 100 Most Impressive Small Businesses

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Maker & Wright in Great Malvern, has been selected as one of the nation’s 100 most impressive small firms by the Small Business Saturday UK campaign, as it kicks off its second decade in the UK.

Maker & Wright, a furniture designer and makers, was founded by Matt Walker in 2015. Following a nationwide search, it has been chosen as part of this year’s SmallBiz100 line-up, which showcases a line-up of 100 of the most inspiring independent businesses from across the nation.

From their shop in Great Malvern Maker & Wright take commissions and sell expertly crafted wooden furniture and homeware as well as a perfectly formed collection of locally made, sustainable and beautiful gifts and home – goods. They have recently expanded the business into The Salt Rooms, their renovated gallery, workshop and events space. The space hosts a great range of art exhibitions and craft workshops.

“We are delighted to be chosen as one of the small Biz 100 this year! Such a privilege to be shoulder to shoulder with other amazing small businesses.”

Maker & Wright will be profiled by the campaign on 1st December as part of the 100-day countdown to Small Business Saturday UK.

“It’s fantastic to celebrate Maker & Wright as part of this year’s campaign” said Michelle Ovens CBE, Director of Small Business Saturday UK. “The impressive small businesses featured in this year’s SmallBiz100 sum up the phenomenal contribution that small firms make to our economy and local communities.”

Small Business Saturday is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which celebrates small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and to support businesses in their communities.

On Small Business Saturday customers across the UK go out and support all types of small businesses, from independent boutiques and eateries to small service and b2b based businesses like wholesalers and digital marketers. Many small businesses take an active role in promoting the day by hosting events and offering promotions. Over the time the campaign has run in the UK it has engaged millions of people each year and seen over billions of pounds spent with small businesses across the UK on Small Business

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