About Us

Premier Decorations Limited was incorporated in 1988 and has successfully grown to become the leading and most respected business to business importer and distributor of seasonal decorative products (encompassing Christmas, Summer and Halloween related items) within the UK and Ireland.

 

Voted “Greatest Christmas Supplier” of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 we attribute our success to our dedicated and loyal team of long serving professionals from all departments giving our customers a seamless service with a well rounded, competitive and comprehensive range of products year on year.

 

Honesty and integrity are the keystones of Premier’s approach to business which is reflected in the relationships it has enjoyed with key stakeholders throughout its 30 year history.

 

Key Statistics

Distribution and Logistics

Departments

Established

1987

Distribution Centre

Wrexham

Purchasing

Marketing

Team

Approx 80 full time

Storage Capacity

onsite

19,000 pallets

Sales

Packaging and Design

Showroom Space

50,000 ft^2

Site Size

15 acres

Customer Services

Key and National Accounts

Products

Over 10,000

2016 Service Level

99.9%

Merchandising

Quality Assurance

 

COMMITTED TO QUALITY

It is the policy of Premier Decorations Ltd. to achieve and maintain throughout the company, a system of procedures aimed at providing quality products and service always.

Premier’s quality policy is based on the following principles:

 

  • A quality management system that reflects the competence of the company to deliver products and services meeting the needs and expectations of its customers i.e. correctly specified product, at the agreed price, delivered to the designated place, at the right time.
  • To supply products that comply fully with relevant UK and EU safety legislation.
  • To continually remain focused on customer needs and expectations by rapidly responding to changing market forces.
  • Inspiring confidence and trust in customers, consumers and regulatory bodies.
  • To maintain a continuous improvement and development culture within the organisation.
  • To ensure all suppliers who manufacture on behalf of the company aspire to Ethical Trading.

 

TESTING AND CERTIFICATION

All products are certified as compliant with the relevant regulations according to type of product. Premier Decorations Ltd utilises a number of independent UKAS accredited laboratories for safety testing of its products:

 

Luminaires
(Decorative and Festive Lighting chains,portable luminaires, child appealing luminaires)
Consumer Protection Act
CE Directive
Low Voltage Directive (LVD)
BSEN60598 • BSEN61558 (transformers)

 

Toys
Consumer Protection Act
CE Directive
Toy Safety Directive
EN71 •  EN72 •  EN73 •  BSEN 62115

 

Gas Operated Products
Consumer Protection Act
CE Directive
Gas Appliance Directive
BSEN498 (BBQ’s) • BSEN14543 (Patio Heaters)

 

Aerosols
The Aerosols Directive - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

 

BBQ Tools and Kitchenware
Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations

 

Halloween Make-Up Sets
The Cosmetic Products Safety Regulations

The following regulations are applicable to various products:
Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations (EMC)
Consumer Protection Act
CE Directive
EN61000-3-2 • EN055014-1 • EN055014-2

General Product Safety Regulations (GPSR)
Test Certificates are available to all Customers upon request.

 

 

ACCREDITATION

Our company continually meets the standards required for accreditation by the following organisations:

 

The Lighting Industry Association’s Code of Practice

Premier Decorations is accredited to The Lighting Industry Association’s Code of Practice (LACOP) for the Safety of Luminaires utilising the experience of the largest trade association for Luminaires.

Annual inspection/audit of suppliers and training of appropriate staff is carried out to the requirements of this code of practice. This provides essential assessment for all matters relating to product safety, quality control during manufacturing, final inspection and testing. It also covers the maintenance of records appropriate to these aims.

 

ToyCred

Premier Decorations is accredited to the requirements of the TOYCRED standard for the safety of toys.

ToyCred accreditation requires Premier to have appropriate systems in place to demonstrate compliance with all relevant safety legislation and more. Accrediation to the ToyCred standard confirms that we, as an organisation, are taking all necessary steps to ensure the products that we place in the market are safe.

It also means that we are aware of our responsibilities and can prove that we have complied with administrative requirements by law.

 

The Garden Centre Association

GCA provides support and benefits to the UK’s most progressive garden centres and their key suppliers.

They set standards of garden centre retailing to improve member turnover, motivate their staff and increase members profit margin.

They open channels of communication and interchange of ideas with peers to save members time, money and gain new ideas.

All approved garden centres and suppliers are proud to be GCA members, demonstrating to their customers, staff, community and suppliers that they are associated with leading garden centres in the UK and worldwide, through the GCA affiliation to the International Garden Centre Association.

 

The Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association

GIMA is a trade association supporting manufacturers who supply garden and home product to leading retailers.

The Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association (GIMA) 1999 was formed on 1 January 1999 following the merger of the original GIMA, which was founded in 1982, and the Garden Products Association (GPA).

The membership now exceeds 100 companies, large and small, and represents the major share of all the key sectors in the market excluding green goods. The combined total turnover of members' businesses at retail selling level is now approaching £1.5 billion.

 

The association's basic objective is to promote and protect the commercial, trading and industrial interests of UK and EU based companies supplying the UK garden industry. GIMA does this by:

 

  • Providing opportunities for the exchange of views and for cooperation between members on matters of importance to the garden industry.
  • Representing the opinions and views of garden product suppliers, both within the industry and to other bodies and associations, and as the need arises, to the media and government.
  • Making available a wide range of services to its members to support their business activities, both as an industry and as individual members.
  • Organising a calendar of events of business value to members.

Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association

The Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA) is an international professional trade association representing the interests of its members who are some of the leading manufacturers and distributors of quality garden furniture and barbecues in the world.

LOFA’s primary aim, as a professional trade association, is to work with its members to develop good working practices, a respect for the environment and to provide consumers with up-to-date information on lifestyle products for the garden.

Representing the best in design and innovation in outdoor and garden furniture, our members offer products made from hardwood, softwood, woven materials, aluminium, cast iron, tubular metal and resin.

You will find outdoor furniture in contemporary and traditional designs, garden lighting and many other accessories. Members who show the LOFA symbol will provide quality products and service.

Membership is open to companies who manufacture or distribute garden furniture, barbecues, outdoor play equipment and outdoor living products.