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MEET THE TEAM | Rachael Sowerby, Sales and Marketing Assistant

Meet Sue, our Account Manager who supports customers to find the best brush solution

Christmas Hours 2023

Cake Board Brush – Culpitt

Culpitt is a leading wholesaler of cake decorating supplied in the UK…

MEET THE TEAM | Sue Stewart, Account Manager

Meet Sue, our Account Manager who supports customers to find the best brush solution

Catalogue Brush Offer: Free Carriage for Troy members

Custom Brush Offer: Free Carriage on selected orders

MEET THE TEAM | Nick Palfreyman, Head of Product and E-Commerce

Meet Nick Palfreyman, our Head of Product and E-Commerce

COTTAM BRUSH LTD – Closed Monday 19th September


Alan Crook, who was promoted to Managing Director earlier this year, has worked at Cottam for over 21 years. In

EDIT: 01.09 Telephone issues – 31 August 22

We are currently experiencing difficulties with our phone lines. Apologies for any inconvenience. We are currently working to resolve the

MEET THE TEAM | Alan Crook, Managing Director

Meet Alan Crook, our Managing Director, who’s worked with Cottam for over 20 years

COTTAM BRUSH LTD – Service Offering

Cottam works in partnership with businesses from across a range of industries. With our Design and Manufacture service our in-house engineers explore

Coffee Morning: 29 September 2022 – In aid of MacMillan Cancer Support

Coffee Morning at Cottam Brush in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support


Partnership - We look to form partnerships with businesses where we can understand each other, learn, and develop together to

Wire Brush Range – Product Updates – Summer 2022

We have been working on our catalogue wire brushes, now split into two ranges: The Traditional Range (wooden type) & The Modern Range (plastic, soft grip type).

Our product offering, product and packaging have been reviewed to reflect our end users’ and distributors needs and expectations.


Do Right - We act with integrity and respect in all our interactions with customers, colleagues, and suppliers. We work hard

Brushmaking at Cottam Brush

Cottam Brush Ltd have been designing and manufacturing brushes since 1858. From starting with hand-turned wooden brush stocks, filled with

COTTAM BRUSH LTD – 2031 Vision

Global Brush Innovators - We work with customers around the world, finding high-quality solutions to the needs of businesses from

Duct Brushes and Mandrels

Duct brushes and mandrels are used to remove dirt and debris from electrical and communications ducts. They can be pulled through the duct by attaching a rope or cable to the pre-installed drawing eyes on either end of the brush…

Plating Contact Brush – Auric Metal Finishers

Auric Metal Finishers are based in the West Midlands. They are a leader in the electroplating industry and apply coatings of precious metals including gold, silver, and palladium…

Belt Brush Restoration – EV and RA Jones

EV and RA Jones are farmers based in the Dyfi Valley, a UNESCO world heritage site in Wales. They were looking to restore a belt brush which is more than a century old and was used in the original mill…


David Cottam, Financial Director, has retired At the end of May our previous MD and current Financial Director, David Cottam, celebrated

MEET THE TEAM | Andy Yates, Production

Meet Andy Yates, our warehouse operative who recently celebrated over 25 years with Cottam


Welcome to our Spring newsletter, Phew! It’s finally Spring, which hopefully means some warmer weather’s on the way (fingers crossed!)

Subsea Brushes – J2 Subsea

J2 Subsea needed a brush that had the capability and strength to dislodge all kinds of detritus from pipelines running along the seabed…

Manufacturing Excellence – Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce needed an aggressive brush for their broaching machines, with the added challenge that the brush needed to give a visual cue to let the user know when it needed changing…

Die Pocket Brushes – Orbit

The real issue that Orbit faced wasn’t just finding a die pocket brush that was a direct like-for-like replacement, but one they felt was an improvement on the quality and design of the old version…

Ground Maintenance – Logic Manufacturing

The challenge was to come up with a brush that did not just one, but two distinct jobs…

Eel Pass Brushes – Environment Agency

The Environment Agency needed an eel pass brush solution that allowed eels to bypass manmade structures such as weirs, as well as ongoing essential river work without becoming trapped…

Water Treatment Weir Brushes – Northumbrian Water

Northumbrian Water approached Cottam to help them find a time-saving and effective solution to their current brush systems at their water treatment plants…