The Cotswold Company

The Cotswold Company designs and makes timeless, beautiful furniture inspired by the beauty of the Cotswolds - where the brand was launched, and continues to be based.

The Cotswold Company

brand facts

  • The Cotswold Company was founded by Kevin Johnson in 1996, with its first shop opening in Bourton-on-the-water in the heart of the Cotswolds.
  • The business plants a tree for every one it uses, and has already planted more than 30,000 trees.
  • The company's next sustainability ambition is to eradicate polystyrene packaging from its processing.
  • The Cotswold Company has a number of unique showrooms: in Godalming, the store is in a church building dating to 1868, and the showroom in Stow-on-the-Wold is in a Grade II listed former pub.

Brand categories

  • private equity
  • home & leisure
  • UK
  • current

Our journey with The Cotswold Company

We acquired a majority stake in the Cotswold Company in October 2016. Through our partnership, we’ve helped the business grow with the implementation of new technologies and introduction of new talent (including its current CEO). We've enjoyed watching the business go form strength to strength as it opens up more showrooms across the UK.

brand updates

News

How the Cotswold Company is making sustainable furniture the future.

The Cotswold Company's CEO, Ralph Tucker, tells The Big Issue how the brand's views on nature have been shaped by the pandemic, and how they are working with nature to put style, sustainability and innovation at the heart of homes.

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News

How to Create a Modern Country Style at Home

The Cotswold Company takes a look at how to build on an existing interior design to create a modern contry style. Replicating any interior style is a difficult thing to do because, invariably, the style doesn’t take account of an individual’s taste and existing furnishings.

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