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Carbon negative HQ for Caldeira

Adrian Wilson

Company will increase production to over a million cushions per year.

13th January 2023

Adrian Wilson
 |  Knowsley, United Kingdom


Coinciding with the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt this week, Caldeira, the UK’s leading cushion manufacturer, has announced the acquisition and development of its new headquarters on the Knowsley Industrial Park in Merseyside.

The £3 million investment project will enable the company to become carbon negative this year while increasing production to over a million cushions per year.

The 85,000-square-foot factory on a three-acre site will house manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, office and showroom facilities, and has replaced the company’s former rented premises. Caldeira has committed to installing over 1,000 solar panels on its roof with the capacity to generate around half a megawatt (500KW) of renewable solar energy. The company is currently undertaking a feasibility study and is looking into doubling its solar generation capacity to 1MW.

The premises will also be the location of a new digital hub which will provide ultra-fast broadband to the Knowsley Industrial Park and the surplus space at the site, not yet required by Caldeira, is being developed and will be rented to other companies looking to re-locate to the area.

“Our new headquarters will provide a permanent home for the company and will give Caldeira the capacity to grow and diversify our business further,” said managing director Tony Caldeira. “The project is not only important for Caldeira, but is also exciting for the local area.”

The project comes at a busy time for the Caldeira team, which in addition to exhibiting at Heimtextil from January 10-13, has just opened a new US showroom in New York.

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