BWT planted it’s roots during a time of innovation and novelty, an era hailed as one of the fascinating chapters in recent UK history.

The place that made a mark the world over and become the first industrial city was none other than Manchester.

Textiles and the cotton industry were the driving force behind this evolution and it was 1836 when James William Baxter established our company, initially as a manufacturer’s agency dealing in cotton goods.

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As the company was going from strength to strength, by 1887 it was joined by two senior members, Robert Woodhouse and John Taylor.

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