Archive | December, 2011

High-flying service: plane and simple

Benefit from 50 years of experience and reliability when choosing an aircraft charter for your bespoke needs Have you ever wondered who holds the aviation industry’s only royal warrant to supply aircraft charter to HM The Queen? Or how emergency replacement organs are delivered to hospitals? Or who six of the G8 group of governments […]

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Hats off to heritage

It may be the oldest hat shop in the world, but the millinery pioneers of London are firmly focused on keeping pace with fashion of today Established in 1676, James Lock & Co is the oldest hat shop in the world, as well as being one of the oldest family owned businesses still in existence. […]

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Let us take the stress out of pests

Established and enthusiastic team ensures that pests – from mice to moths – are eradicated in a safe and effective way Rokill Pest Control was established in 1980 and is proud to have held the Queen’s royal warrant for pest control since 1999. Interestingly, two of the earliest royal warrants awarded were for mole taking […]

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Trade and tradition

Both distinguished histories and new technologies can be found among the 800 royal warrant holders Berry Bros & Rudd Established in 1698, first supplied wine to the royal family during George III’s reign and continues to do so until today. Berry holds two warrants, one for the Queen and one for the Prince of Wales […]

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Queen among accolades

Exacting standards have to be met before a company can enjoy the prestige of displaying the royal coat of arms I t is one of the most prestigious clubs in the world. Members range from chimney sweeps to silversmiths, from bagpipe makers to luxury car suppliers. The one thing they have in common is supplying […]

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Quality beyond compare

Whether it’s highly personalised bespoke pieces or tableware in a range of quality designs, one china company is a cut above the rest Choosing bespoke china sets you apart – and puts you in exclusive company. So says Trevor Johnson, managing director of Caverswall China, which was awarded the royal warrant from the Prince of […]

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An appointment with excellence

From much-loved traditional brands of food and cosmetics to software designers and window cleaners, the royal warrant is a proudly worn badge of distinction for companies of all kinds As self-appointed wardrobe mistress to my grandmother I relished wintry Sunday afternoons organising her possessions. There was such pleasure to be had in lining up her […]

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Get Up And Go – Live like a royal

Get Up And Go investigates the Queen’s taste in food, fashion and festive fare. We interview the warrant holders who supply the royal household and suggest how you too can live the life of royalty. We also look at great work the Queen’s suppliers are doing in keeping traditional crafts alive and kicking. Distributed with […]

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