Our business has its roots in 1981. The original shop was (and still is) in Penzance, where we started off selling government surplus clothing. We stumbled across the shop in 1980 when Dad and I were looking for a waterproof jacket on a wet August day. Dad started chatting to Mrs Strutt, the owner, and they got on like a house on fire. So well, in fact, that within an hour they shook hands on the sale of the shop. Read more...
holiday in St Ives in 1977
Won 'Orange Best Family Business Award'
Padstow shop opened
Started producing our own organic cotton clothing when Neil Chadwick begins courting textile designer Sophie Treloar and they eventually marry
First fashion brand to have clothing certified to Soil Association standards
Won 'Yell Best Family Business' Award,
Won Cornwall Business Awards 'Entrepreneur of the Year' and 'Best Innovation' in recognition of our organic cotton
Started wholesaling in the UK
Totnes shop opened
We rebrand company as Seasalt
ICAEW Best Chartered Accountant for Sustainable Business
Winner of the 'Natural & Organic Awards 2010, UK's Best Organic Retailer'
The largest seller of Soil Association Certified product in the UK
stocking Seasalt in stores and online
Artists & Potters Collection
Rock and Sidmouth shops opened
Winner of a 'Queen's award for
Enterprise Sustainable Development',
'Womenswear Brand of the Year' at the Drapers Awards & 'Price-Waterhouse
West of England Business of the Year'
Our 30th Anniversary
Exeter shop opened
Our shop in Rock