Thomas Crapper’s retail network continues to grow with the appointment of the following retailers: Cole Roberts: Loughborough York & Young: Liverpool Summerhouse Interiors: Shrewsbury Welcome on board one and all, here’s to a happy and prosperous future for all.
The management team from our parent company (Hartford Holdings), including founder Maurice Mosley and his son Adam, visit our latest photography session. More new products on the way!
Iconic British brand Thomas Crapper & Company becomes part of Yorkshire bathroom manufacturer. One of Europe’s largest manufacturer of baths, Hartford Holdings, announces an historic buy out of the prestigious Thomas Crapper and Company Ltd whose offices are based in Stratford upon Avon. Thomas Crapper & Company Ltd, which was founded by Thomas Crapper from … Continue Reading »
We used to call them go-carts, the Scots call them bogies, those trying to be taken seriously call them gravity racers but everyone agrees they are an insanely fun way of getting down a hill. The 2013 Border Bogie Challenge celebrated the art of descent in a gruelling timed race that featured motivated drivers in … Continue Reading »
(Revised and Updated, 2009). First published in 1969, this biography of Thomas Crapper was a best-seller and has been re-printed many times since. Written by the late Wallace Reyburn, O.B.E., it charts the life of Mr Crapper, the rise of his firm and the development of the flushing Water Closet in an engaging, informative and … Continue Reading »
We are pleased to announce that the full range of genuine Thomas Crapper Accessories are now in production and available from stock. This range is copied directly from originals produced in the 1890’s, however their unique design not only suits the Victorian bathroom, but to most styles across the decades. All the items are British … Continue Reading »
In honour of Mr Tim FitzHigham’s epic, dangerous yet hilarious crossing of the English Channel in a Crapper bathroom-boat, we are proud to introduce the ‘FitzHigham’ loo pan! In the nineteenth century, most W.C.s were given a name, which was normally proudly displayed on the china. In this case, it is our ‘Venerable’ exact-replica W.C. … Continue Reading »
Manufactured and installed in 1915 for H.M. George V; the first bath on a train in the world. The L.N.W.R. Royal Train was built in 1902 and as previous royal carriages it was luxuriously appointed, containing modern conveniences such as a W.C. and a washbasin. In 1915, during the First World War, King George V … Continue Reading »
This is the ridiculous story of the eccentric upper-crust comedian and ‘jolly good egg’ Mr Tim FitzHigham, and his epic attempts to row a copper Thomas Crapper bath across the English Channel. The authorities (especially those of the French) tried to stop him. Ultimately, they forced him to change the design from a lone bath … Continue Reading »
An eccentric prize-winning stand-up comedian, Tim FitzHigham, is to ROW across the English Channel in a copy of a Thomas Crapper bath, made of copper. He hopes to raise thousands of pounds for Sport Relief by rowing the Channel, then around the Kent coast and up the Thames to Tower Bridge. The craft is named … Continue Reading »