Homewares firm to expand HQ following funding deal

Nigel Killock (Barclays), Jem Allport (director) and Simon Jenkin (Barclays)
A company specialising in branded homewares has secured funding to extend its new premises. Sophie Allport, a family-run business which was established in 2007, owns the 2.7-acre site in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The business, which counts John Lewis among its clients and employs 55 people, is owned and managed by brother and sister Jem and Sophie Allport. The duo started the business at their home in Battersea, moving to the company’s first commercial site in 2009 – a unit on an industrial estate near Stamford. Director Jem ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...