Gift Company History

Who are we?first Store Warehouse

We are a family based company with a head office in Chester and 35 stores spread across the UK including England, Scotland and Wales. We currently employ over 200 dedicated staff in our various locations. We have over 20yrs of experience of selling Gifts and Furniture direct to the public; we import everything direct and cut out the middlemen so we can offer you Gifts and Furniture at the best prices. We pride ourselves at Gift Company that we have a fantastic range not only of gifts but quality oak and pine furniture at excellent prices, we have priced our Salisbury Oak Furniture range to be the cheapest in the UK. All of our wood furniture ranges are crafted from Sustainable Wood in Vietnam and China.

Our History

The Gift Company was started by our founder Michael in Llandudno, north Wales in 1995, from humble beginnings operating from two display bookcases in a shopping centre the company has developed into an award winning business. The Gift Company is still owned and run by Michael and is very much a family orientated business. When the company was founded the core principles were to provide excellent customer service and satisfaction as well as selling great value items, these principles remain today. A picture of our first store is to the side. 

We branched out into wholesale as Flame Homeware; priding ourselves on creating and supplying some of the quirkiest gift sets and most sought after reed diffusers in the UK. 

Then, in 2017, we took over our first Garden Centre - introducing Garden World to the UK. Starting with one site in Kimnel Bay, we now have four Garden World Centres with another opening soon in Fleetwood - each one boasting an impressive selection of plants, gardening materials, fish care and most importantly, Wales' largest selection of Ice Cream flavours! 

Ethical Policy

We have been importing from around the world for since 1998 and our policy has always been to try and influence the suppliers we deal with in the welfare of their individual employees. Therefore instead of donating money to overseas charities we have our suppliers ethically audited and work with them to improve the factories for the benefit of their own employees. We audit our factories according to Ethical Trading Initiative.

Our founder Michael is quite clear - he sees our relationships with our supplier, like our customers, to be a long term relationship and as such we are fully prepared to work with them to raise the standards in their factories and raise the standards of our products.

Company Registered Address

Gift Company

Gift House, Whittle Close

Factory Road

Engineers Park




Tel: 0800 999 5562