About Us

Our 31st Year of Shading the Best in the World

BlindsTrade.com supply the UK blind trade, as well as builders, Architects and a host of business’s large and small with vertical blinds, roller blinds venetian blinds and roman blinds at better than wholesale blinds prices.

Wholesale blinds manufacturer which was founded in 1986 by Jim Forbes and we began making blinds in the back bedroom of the family home.

We now have a factory in Newton Aycliffe in the North East of England with state of the art machinery.

One machine cuts and bonds the vertical louvres for added strength and better looks.

Our totally independent position allows us to source materials from a range of national companies including Hunter Douglas, AMO, Eclipse, Velux and Louvolite.

If needed we will drop ship blinds for you direct to your customer so you need never handle the trade blinds

Some of the benefits we provide you with for your trade blinds:

  • FREE 6 year warranty on our vertical blinds & our roller blinds
  • Vertical louvres are bonded
  • We don’t charge you extra for 89mm vertical blinds.
  • Full member of the British blinds & shutter Association.

Whether you are in the blind trade, either your own business or working as an agent for a blinds  company, you owe it to yourself to check us out.

Join the growing band of ex-agents putting more of the profit in their pockets by purchasing wholesale blinds.

If you are starting up a blind business or wanting to add another income stream to your current business you should complete the form on the left for a FREE sample pack and price list.

Now that you’ve found us don’t just disappear, we’re here to solve your problems not make them, this is your site for trade blinds

Jim Forbes (MD)

7 Reasons to start a window blind business now!

Lets face it with the Country seemingly heading for a triple dip recession this could be the ideal time to start a window blind business.

Lets start with the housing market, people are staying put now and are replacing their blinds to give their home an instant lift, when the housing market does pick up people will be wanting blinds for their new homes you are in a win win situation.

There is less competition now as businesses have closed down or cut back on advertising.

Your local media will love you for bucking the trend and could write your story, giving you free publicity.

Blinds are available for all types of windows and the average house has over half a dozen windows, there are also conservatories which can take up to a dozen blinds.

You can start part-time and keep your day job, and build up to full time as your business grows.
You can add a blinds business to an existing business if you have one, for example carpets, windows and curtains come readily to mind.

There are a wide range of blinds available, such as vertical, roller, Venetians, Romans & pleated, but just as important is a new product which automatically compliments a window blind business and that is shutters, a product which could well boost and transform the entire blind business.