4th May 2020


We’re currently living through unprecedented times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made us all review how we live our lives, run our businesses and made us appreciate the things in life which we may have taken for granted. During this time of reflection, some of our families, friends and neighbours haven’t had an opportunity to contemplate. They’ve been working long hours in extreme circumstances keeping our friends, family, neighbours, colleagues and ultimately, the entire nation …
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13th March 2020

Celebrating 160 Years Of Success!

March 2020 is a remarkable milestone for us at Charles Bentley & Son Ltd. This year we celebrate our 160th year anniversary of manufacturing excellence. We’ve come a long way since 1860; a business that originally manufactured chimney-sweeping brushes has grown & evolved into an innovative homeware manufacturer, renowned for a comprehensive range of premium, contemporary & affordable brush & homeware products. Our commitment to quality has seen us grow from humble beginnings. We now …
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7th November 2019


In 1860, William Bentley took over the business of a local brushmaker. Fast forward almost 160 years and here we are, a 6th generation, family run, global manufacturing business. Over the years, the business has evolved through hard work, creativity, insight and drive of our incredibly talented people. Historically, we haven’t always shouted about who we are and the fine work we do. We are in fact one of the nation’s best kept secrets, quietly …
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2nd September 2019


WE’VE BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR THIS YEARS’ FAMILY BUSINESS AWARDS! We were delighted to see Charles Bentley listed when the 2019 finalists were announced this week! Our main strength centres around our 160-year manufacturing experience so naturally we hoped we would be shortlisted for the Manufacturing Excellence Category. However, we were overwhelmed to find out we had also been shortlisted in the Family Business Of The Year Award Category as well! The awards are the UK’s only …
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16th June 2019


WE’RE OFFICIALLY ONE OF THE TOP 200 COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN LEICESTERSHIRE! We believe something special has been created at Charles Bentley. An environment of inclusivity, creativity, hard-work and family; has been fostered which are the keystones that drive our continued team, customer satisfaction and commercial success. As a constantly growing and progressive business, we identified that a key factor in our continued success is to have a focused and specialised team looking after …
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