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CLIFF SIMS OBITUARY

Surrey-based tiling contractor Sims & Bostock have announced the passing of Cliff Sims. Cliff died at the age of 85 on 3 April, after contracting COVID-19. Cliff started work in the tile industry in 1950 when he was 16, working for Minton Hollins, moving from Stoke on Trent to London. At the age of 21 he […]

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CAN YOU HELP SAVE A PIECE OF CERAMIC HERITAGE?

A ceramic mural showcasing the ‘Tube Line/Majolica’ style of hand painted ceramics was commissioned in 1989 for use in tilers H&R Johnson’s showroom. Designed by Graham Hughes and produced by a team of 12 specialists, the large mural (14’ x 6’) depicts a colourful exotic tropical jungle and is very tactile. The mural attracted much attention […]

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