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The Foundry

Our Kent foundry is what sets us apart from other manufactures. Every Cast Iron Bathtub you see in our showrooms and workshop has been forged in our local Foundry and hand finished here in Pluckley. Quality and longevity are important aspects of choosing your dream bathtub, and we deliver both using age old traditional methods. […]

Pluckley Village

The Village of Pluckley – home to Saracens Dairy which is Catchpole & Rye’s manufacturing base – is also reportedly the most haunted village in England! It is in the Guinness Book of records as it is reputed to have twelve (possibly thirteen or fourteen) ghosts. Dating back to 1068 the village was made up of 16 villagers, 7 smallholders […]

The Pedestal Vase

Simply a work of art. The Pedestal Vase W/C Pan, is an original George Jennings design first registered in 1884. It won the gold Medal award at that year’s Health Exhibition and was acclaimed to be “as perfect a sanitary closet as can be made”. George Jennings was an innovative British plumber who invented the […]

Porcelaine Anglaise

With the widespread introduction of plumbing in the latter part of the 19c British Ceramic Manufacturers stumbled across whole new world of possibilities – sanitary ware. The skills developed in Staffordshire previously applied to their world famous porcelain was now put to use designing, manufacturing and decorating the most fantastic pieces to embellish homes throughout […]

Inside the Workshop

Great craftsmanship is at the heart of what we do at Catchpole & Rye. We know that our customers value the high quality of our finished products, but not many people get to witness the behind-the-scenes work that goes into their creation. With this in mind, we got together with the company’s founder, Tony O’Donnell, […]

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