About Us

About Us

The Company

Established in 1981, Straits are a major supplier of the home and gift industry with customers throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Based in Accrington, Lancashire we operate from 8,000 square feet of office and showroom facilities and a 98,000 square feet warehouse and distribution centre.


Our collections of home décor, home accessories and gifts contribute to the style and design of a room. It is our aim to provide a stylish mix of modern and traditional quality products at a competitive price, complimented with timely delivery and a strong customer care policy.

Our buying team and designers review market trends and the changes in consumer tastes before travelling the world to source and develop innovative and design led products.

Our product range consists of a variety of products including but not limited to candles, candle accessories, candleholders, ceramics, christmas items, clocks, door stops, figurines, furniture, gallery, glassware, lanterns, lighting, metal furnishings, mirrors, photo frames, wall art and wood furnishings.

Straits will launch over 2,500 new products each year and will stock up to 3,000 products.

About Us

Sales Team

Straits customers are actively serviced by our in-house sales team, sales agents, excellent showrooms, two seasonal catalogues and at least two major exhibitions each year.

Our National Sales Team can be contacted directly or through our customer service team at Head Office. For more information please review our Contact Us page.

Trade Shows

We exhibit our product in at least two major exhibitions each year. For further detail please review our Trade Show page.


Our 8,000 square feet of office and showrooms are based in Accrington, Lancashire and are open for viewing all year round. Visits are strictly by appointment.

Our showrooms are open Monday to Friday (9.00am - 5.00pm)

Please contact our Customer Care team to book an appointment.


Straits are a trade only supplier. To register your details or gain access to our on line catalogues please complete the Commercial Credit Application Form, use the On Line Registration facility or contact our Customer Care team.

Existing customers do not need to register their details to access the on-line catalogues or manage their account on-line. Please contact our Customer Care team, who following a simple verification process will create your on-line account.