Tretford Cord Carpet
Tretford was created in the 1950s, and has become one of the
world's leading quality contract carpet brands. Its face fibre
comprises 70-80% goat hair and is a favourite among architects,
designers and specifiers the world over.
Tretford's strong environmental philosophy has been at the heart
of its success for many years. The goat hair is a sustainable and
renewable resource and a by-product of the goat farming industry in
Inner Mongolia where the goats are farmed in large quantities. The
goat hair represents pre-consumer content as the guard hair used to
manufacture Tretford would generally be discarded, being too coarse
for use in cashmere. The hair is durable and hard wearing and is
The goat hair is clipped, handpicked, sorted and then washed in
a solution of mild soap.
Tretford Roll Carpet is available in 48 colours and Tretford
Eco-tile is available in 35 colours, offered as standard. The goat
hair is dyed from its original colour rather than being bleached
first which gives the carpets a stunning, natural depth of
Tretford is used the world over in offices, banks, shops,
showrooms, universities, colleges, schools, sports centres,
hospitals, institutions, hotels, private residences, airports,
ticket offices, receptions areas and lounges.