Wade Ceramics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wade Allied Holdings Limited, a management buyout vehicle of Edward Duke and Paul Farmer used to purchase Beauford Plc’s ceramic companies in 1999. Wade Allied Holdings also owns Allied Insulators, making electrical transmission and distribution insulators for the National Grid and Regional Electricity Companies throughout the UK.
They manufacture porcelain flagons for the spirits industry mainly Chivas, Bells, Tullamore Dew and Ballantines and promotional porcelain goods to aid specific companies sales like Tetley, Ringtons, York Minster, and Marmite to name but a few. Wade is the “Home of the Whimsie” made for retail and promotion of Red Rose Tea in the USA; electrical insulators for the white goods industry and collectable figurines under the banner of our large Wade International Collectors Club for our world wide Collectors. As a result of this there are over 450 items of Wade Collectables on E-Bay every day being traded and sold making Wade Collectables one of the most popular porcelain collectables in the world.
Their reputation and market leadership have been achieved by consistently meeting its customers' requirements in terms of product innovation, high quality manufacture, excellent branding standards and exceptional service.
The creative department at Wade Ceramics is highly experienced at providing optimum value from a design brief, using all the potential of the ceramic medium. To this end Wade's own skilled designers, modellers, draughtsmen and toolmakers work closely with clients in the development of products. The company is constantly striving to minimise lead times in order to achieve the rapid response required by their customer's. The Wade philosophy is that quality is paramount at every stage of the manufacturing process. It strives consistently to meet customer-agreed standards within tightly held tolerances with the goal of providing maximum value at minimum cost.