Prince Charles to visit Turnbull and Asser

Posted on 22 Feb 2013 by The Manufacturer

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is to visit Gloucestershire-based shirt maker Turnbull and Asser for the factory's 10th anniversary.

2013 marks the 10 year anniversary of Turnbull and Asser’s Quedgeley, Gloucestershire factory.

The long standing company has, however, been making gentleman’s shirts since 1885. It now also makes a range of other apparel including pyjamas, scarves, socks and knitwear.

During his tour of the Turnbull and Asser factory, Prince Charles will meet long-serving employees and inspect the various different stages of shirt manufacture. This includes a patterns design stage which uses of CAD software to create shirt patterns exactly matching a customer’s measurements.

Prince Charles is a customer of Turnbull and Asser which holds a Royal Warrant to supply to the Prince’s household.

Turnbull and Asser employs just over 100 people in Gloucestershire.