We are

We are a dynamic family company manufacturing product for lampshade manufacturers,
and supplying creative materials and kits to the arts and crafts market worldwide.

We pride ourselves on our customer service and ensuring that our team will always take the time to get to know you and your business.

That means you always get a personalised service from someone that understands your needs and will take ownership of your query.

Our Brands


The global brand of craft kits for the home decor market, they make professional handmade furnishings products using the covering of choice. Any piece of fabric or wallpaper can be used to match their interior or theme.

We manufacture an exclusive range of specialist self-adhesive lampshade materials in a huge variety of attractive finishes that is used in retail lighting products and commercial installations worldwide.

Our Team

We’re here to help and happy to listen!

We have high standards and want to give you excellent customer service to make ordering with us as easy as possible and hassle free.
Here are the people who make that happen.

Customer Service Manager
Diane Harvey  
Usually our customers' first point of contact.  Friendly and efficient, Diane really looks after our customers.
If you have any queries about products, samples or orders, please contact Diane.

E-mail: Diane@dannells.com

Print Manager
Paul Dowling    
Manages all our print orders, & brings a wealth of experience to the role. If you need a quote or have an enquiry or question about any print related product or order please contact Paul who will be pleased to help you.

E-mail: Paul@dannells.com

Ruben Goncalves
Buyer,  responsible for procuring all the services and goods our business needs to operate. Ruben is friendly and efficient & speaks several languages.  He epitomises our company ethos of always sourcing components as locally as possible & then expanding our search from there.

E-mail: Ruben@dannells.com

Accounts manager

Melina Hayes 
Our credit controller and also looks after our purchase ledger. Bringing lots of experience from a banking background, contact Melina if you wish to discuss any financial aspect of your business or transaction with us.

E-mail: Melina@dannells.com

Production Manager
Glen McGovern

Programmes & oversees the manufacturing process of your orders and controls the production.  An experienced production-man, Glen makes sure our customers receive what they need, when they need.

E-mail: Glen@dannells.com

Dispatch and Warehouse Manager
Ian Pitt

Our Dispatch and Warehouse Manager has over 30 years' experience in this role.  
He dispatches your orders and maintains stock levels. He is the first point of contact for any supplier needing to book goods into our warehouse. 

E-mail: despatch@dannells.com

Chris Bite

Joined us in 2002 as a skilled Engineer.  He primarily builds and maintains our mechanical systems, plant and engineering projects. Chris also looks after the management of our utilities.

E-mail: Chris@dannells.com

Martin Dannell

Founded Martin Dannell & Company in 1982 having already worked in the fashion, lighting, interiors & soft furnishings industries for over 20 years.  The original Company was purchased in a management buyout by Dannells in 2018.  Martin remains active in our Company & our ethos of quality products and superb customer service all stem from him.

E-mail: Martin@dannells.com

James Dannell 

Joined our team in 1995, originally as our Sales Manager.  He has since built up a wealth of product and manufacturing knowledge & is now active in all areas of our company's management & diversification, as well as product development, sales & marketing.  Along with David, James is one of the Directors of Dannells Ltd.     

E-mail: Jamie@dannells.com

David Little
Is an integral part of our team for 26 years. Originally our Production Manager, David has expanded his remit to product development, marketing, IT, management & is active in all areas of our evolution as a Company. His innovative mind is behind many of our best-selling products and ideas.  Along with James, David is one of the Directors of Dannells Ltd


Alan Went

Joined in 1983, as Martin's business partner.  An exceptionally skilled engineer, Alan built much of our plant & now into his 80's, regularly visits us as a highly valued colleague & consultant.



Other websites we operate

Dedicated Website for high quality low cost advertising banners and displays.
Whether you want just one banner for a one-off promotion, or you need hundreds, visit our Website to find out everything you need to know about banners.

Corporate Gifts and Promotional Merchandise personalised for many different
types of promotions. We literally have thousands of products that can be branded, Key rings, Mugs, Mouse mats.

If you need any more information about Dannells Ltd please get in touch.