Member Spotlight – Roann Ltd
Roann Ltd share why Wakefield was the destination of choice for their luxury kitchen worktop business.
Summarise your business in a couple of sentences
Roann Ltd is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of luxury kitchen worktops to both blue chips and independent retailers along with the public. Offering the finest Granite, Quartz and Corian worktops.
We are a family owned business with more than 25 years’ experience of working in this sector, successfully supplying across the UK from our manufacturing plant in Wakefield.
Roann Ltd has a reputation for delivering a high-quality product with first class service. We continually invest in product, people and machinery to support this.
How long have you worked/ been based in the Wakefield district?
We have been based of Junction 41 on Industrial 41 estate since 2006.
Why the Wakefield district?
We chose the Wakefield area for various reasons, strong transport links with the M1 and M62 providing us with excellent accessibility with the rest of the UK. Also with Wakefield having historically strong manufacturing roots it seemed like the perfect fit.Why have you become a Bondholder?
The Bondholder Scheme brings together organisations that have the passion, drive and commitment to promote Wakefield and here at Roann Ltd we wanted to be a part of that and put our footprint in the Wakefield district.
What’s next for the Wakefield district?
We firmly believe that continuous regeneration and growth for the Wakefield district bringing more investment and exposure to the area.
Do you have an interesting fact about the district?
The most prominent landmark in Wakefield is the Wakefield Cathedral which at 247 feet (75 m) has the tallest spire in Yorkshire.