Royal visit to celebrate 30th anniversary for Roman

09 Nov, 15

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visits Durham-based shower enclosure company

Shower surround manufacturer Roman celebrated its 30th anniversary with a visit from his Royal Highness The Duke of Kent.

He was welcomed to the company’s Durham-based headquarters by managing director David Osborne and chairman Gerald Osborne and given a tour of the showroom and factory.

The family-owned business was founded in 1985 by Gerald Osborne and is now active in 28 international markets, with subsidiary businesses in Malaysia and Ireland, employing more than 180 staff.

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Over the last 12 months, the company has invested £250,000 into its production facilities and recently relaunched its website with installation videos.

Managing director of Roman, David Osborne commented: “We are exceptionally proud to have HRH The Duke of Kent to come and share our 30-year milestone with us. We are delighted that Roman has continued to grow and transform into the leading shower manufacturer that we are today.”