Pennells Carpets is on the move

Pennells Carpets, a family run business that launched in Heathfield 38 years ago, and arrived in Uckfield ten years later, is on the move.

From January, the whole sales team will be based at the Heathfield store, 89 High Street, opposite the fire station, where there is parking right next to the store.

The business will be operating a mobile service to keep in touch with their customers from further afield, and are excited to be opening a new Trade Counter ‘over the counter sales’ service at its new warehousing units just north of Eastbourne.


Chris Shaw and Stephen McLellan who have been part of the retail team and worked at both stores for over 20 years, will continue to help customers with all their flooring needs, supported by Amy Lewis who joined them nearly four years ago.

Matthew Pennells said: “ We are all excited about the changes that we have planned for our business and excited to take on new challenges in 2021”

Matthew will be running the warehouse and the contract side of the business along with Tony Morgan and Mark Tyler at their new units, while his brother Julian, will continue running the retail operation from Heathfield. Their sister, Jane, will continue to work behind the scenes to ensure everything continues to run smoothly.


The siblings have been involved in the business for as long as they can remember and took over running it when their father retired over ten years ago. They are all looking forward to the future.

Telephone numbers and email addresses will remain the same and Pennells Carpets say no job is too big or too small.

You will be welcome at the Heathfield store but can also call 01435 862000, or 01825 766422, to arrange for Chris, Julian, or Steve to make a home visit and bring samples.

Matthew added: “We’re on the move, but we are still here.”

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