AKW opens new manufacturing facility and showroom

AKW, provider of accessibility solutions, has opened a new showroom and manufacturing facility in Middlewich, Cheshire.

Clare Hayward MBE DL, High Sheriff of Cheshire, cuts ribbon at the opening with Nick Parsons, executive chairperson of AKW.

The 26,000 sq ft facility will produce accessible bathroom and kitchen products from across the company’s portfolio.

In addition, the site includes offices and a large bathroom and kitchen showroom and client assessment centre, to enable occupational therapists, contractors, and other specifiers in the North West to experience AKW’s product range in situ and receive product training.

Nick Parsons, executive chairperson of AKW Holdings Group, comments: “The opening of this showroom and manufacturing facility makes AKW the largest producer of bathroom and kitchen adaptation solutions in the North West.

“We are very proud of the reputation that AKW has built up over the years for providing high quality inclusive bathroom and kitchen solutions that stand the test of time.

“With the opening of the Middlewich facility, now even more installers, specifiers and end users across the region will be able to experience the exceptional AKW and understand why our strapline is ‘Life Made Better’.”

Following the acquisition of Contour Showers Limited in 2022, the company made plans to move from the Contours facility in Winsford to a site that better suited the needs of the business.

A new production site in Total Park, Middlewich, was subsequently taken on under a long-term lease and the layout amended during construction.

AKW works closely with occupational therapists and healthcare professionals to design and manufacture a range of easy access showering, kitchens, and mobility support products. Its clients include local authorities, housing associations, as well as national and regional contractors.

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