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  1. We’re celebrating the first Made in UK Day on 9 March 2021

    As the appetite to shop locally and support local businesses grows, we’re taking part in the first-ever Made in UK Day on Tuesday 9 March 2021. Sam and Stuart Burlton - Owners Make it British has created the Made in UK Day campaign to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. What is Make It British? Ex-retail buyer Kate Hills started the...
  2. Personalised Outdoor Doormats

    Personalised Outdoor Doormats Personalised Outdoor Doormats are loved by our customers because of the range of options. With a 72 colours and even photorealism available, our Personalised Doormat Range has a product to fit into every home or business. As extremely hard wearing products, they offer a long term solution to your doormat problems. With the ability to wash them...
  3. Easter Bank Holiday Offer

    Easter Bank Holiday Offer Easter Bank Holiday is upon us, and with it the beginning of home improvement season! If you’re thinking of making some changes at home and upgrading your doormat, now's the time. Take advantage of our Easter Weekend offer. Only available Wednesday 31/03-Monday 5/04. We are offering £5 off a £50+ order with code EASTERWEEKEND5. £10 off a...
  4. Custom Shaped Door Mat Made to a Template

    Custom Shaped Door Mat Awkward shaped mat well? Don’t worry; our workshop can create a Custom Shaped Door Mat made to your template. Made to a Drawing Many mat wells are not exactly square but sometimes they can present a real challenge. If your door mat has all 90 degree right angles like to the dimensional drawing pictured below, that's...
  5. What is a Traditional Coir Doormat?

    Traditional Coir Doormat Making in UK History A revitalised heritage skill. Traditional Coir Doormat making has been going on in the UK for hundreds of years. Coir was first introduced to the UK in the mid 1800’s from India for use in doormats and flooring products. After that, coir became common place in many homes because of its scraping and absorbent...
  6. Are All Mats Made in the UK?

    Are All Mats Made in the UK?   "So, are all mats made in the UK?" This is one of the most frequently asked questions of all. Coconuts Palms in Kerala, Southern India   As you know, most of our doormats are made from Coir Fibre, which is a by-product of coconut production. The fibrous outer husk around the outside...
  7. Hug Rug Eco Friendly Barrier Mats

    What is a Hug Rug? Washable Hug Rug - Stripe - Designer 13   Hug Rug eco friendly barrier mats are genuinely made in the UK. We are delighted to be able to offer them as part of our range. Hug Rug Indoor Mats come in a wide range of stylish designs to suit any décor. What's more, they are...
  8. National Apprenticeship Week at Make An Entrance

    Happy National Apprenticeship Week everyone! National Apprenticeship week is all about encouraging employers to get ‘Fired Up’ about apprenticeships and the opportunities they provide for businesses. At Make An Entrance we’re already fired up about apprenticeships! We are proud to have taken on several apprentices in the past. We are delighted to have played our part to support the career...
  9. Announcing Our Charity of the Year for 2020!

    We’re so pleased to announce that we’ve chosen YMCA Lincolnshire as our Charity of the Year for 2020 – our first ever charity of the year! This year we’ve decided to combine all the money we raise from a series of events throughout the year into one pot. This will focus our efforts on making a much bigger difference to...
  10. Make An Entrance Heads to Hannover!

    It’s been a busy and exciting start to 2020 for the Make An Entrance team as we kicked off the New Year with a visit to Hannover in Germany for DOMOTEX – the flooring industry’s leading international trade fair which brings together exhibitors and visitors from across the world. Our two co-directors Sam and Stuart attend the exhibition each year...

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