Dorset based Barker, the largest domestic laundry in the UK and a leading specialists Dry Cleaner, has won a prestigious award in the LADA’s – the Laundry, dry cleaning and textile care industry awards, run by the publication, ‘Laundry & Cleaning Today’.

The annual awards recognise individuals and companies for their dedication within the sector and many of the UK’s leading businesses were present. Barker was nominated for the ‘Responsible Business’ Award.

MD Matthew Barker and members of his management staff attended the glittering black-tie awards event at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey.

Matthew advised, “We were delighted to hear about our nomination for the category of ‘Responsible Business’, an award which recognises the commitment of a business to the communities in which it serves. It was wonderful to attend the awards ceremony and to learn of our success in winning our category. I am extremely proud of our achievement and it’s a wonderful reflection on the whole Barker team.

About Barker

Barker is a high-quality fabric care and manufacturing business specialising in the improvement of established markets, from laundry to shirt making. Fully traceable, ethically grown and woven cotton of the highest quality is used to manufacture its bed linen range whilst also being the global leader in the supply of starched dress wear to the legal profession and the film, TV and theatre industries. Their work can be seen in Downton Abbey, Peaky Blinders and Mr Selfridge, to name just a few. Barker are now the largest domestic laundry in the UK and a leading specialists Dry Cleaner, with a heritage dating back to 1861.www.barkergroup.info