Willowbrook begins trading, employing just 4 people. Focusing solely on their innovative beds, the company thrives and expands having installed products to the value of £1 million by the end of the first year.
Willowbrook riser recliners are launched to instant success, having designed a range that combines great style with outstanding comfort. The company now employs 8 members of staff.
The first ElectroMotion personal mobility vehicle is unveiled. This is followed by ongoing development and enhanced products, which we continue to this day. Due to continued success and growth, the company moves to its first custom-built premises, Mill House in Hallow, Worcestershire.
We celebrate the employment of our 75th member of staff, and offer positions in a wide range of roles such as finance, production, design, sales and company administration.
British Stairways are launched, offering a robust and easy to use range of stairlifts. The range is immediately popular as the stairlifts are attractive, unobtrusive and able to fit to different stair layouts.
Due to the company’s continual growth, Willowbrook moves again to its current premises in Droitwich Spa, a purpose-built 42,000 square foot office complex – a venture that cost £1.6 million.
Aqualift bath lifts are launched, offering customers a dignified bathing solution. The Aqualift offers a practical bathing solution, as unlike many of its competitors there is no need to change the customer’s current bathroom. Customers are delighted with the new product as it allows full depth bathing in safety and comfort.
We develop and expand the manufacturing of our products in order to meet our ever-growing customer base by acquiring the British manufacturing company, Ashley Anderson. Our new dedicated team continues to work hard to produce the best results possible in order to meet our customers’ needs and requirements.
Our new factory in Pedmore Road, Brierley Hill was significantly refurbished to become a state-of-the-art unit, where we continue to make and develop our own British beds and recliners. As our company grows stronger and our customer base thrives, we stay committed to our goal of improving our customers’ comfort.
Willowbrook enters its 15th year of trading, which gives us the proud title of being one of the longest running British companies to supply mobility products of this kind. Our caring and professional workforce combined with our loyal customers means that even after 15 years, we look to a bright future ahead of us.
Willowbrook comes of age! As we commence 2014 Willowbrook enters its 18th year of trading reconfirming our title as one of the longest running British companies to supply mobility products of this kind.
Willowbrook is proud to have over 60,000 satisfied customers. The company’s lengthy warranties and excellent aftercare service mean that relationships are continued with customers for many years after their initial purchase. Currently employing over 200 members of staff, Willowbrook personnel enjoy a friendly yet professional working environment.
Today and the future…
The company looks forward to many more years of providing practical mobility solutions that allow people to maintain their independence in comfort and dignity:
“When it comes to all of your mobility needs, we want you to feel safe and secure in the knowledge that we will provide you with the best quality product, at the best possible price and with your best interests at heart. As a company with over 20 years experience in this sensitive market we have grown to become a market leader and have the answer to keeping you independent and mobile. My team and I are on hand to offer you expert advice, demonstrate our range of mobility solutions and take care of your mobility needs. From your initial enquiry through to installation you are in expert hands with Willowbrook”
Stuart Blackett, Managing Director