About Us

Northern Kilns started as Pilling Pottery in 1969 with Jim Cross at the helm. Over the years Adrian grew up within the business, mastered his skills and helped to turn it into Northern Kilns.

Adrian bought the business in 2002 and is still our Managing Director today, with his son Adam as the production Manager and daughter Jen as the Operations Manager. These are the heads and hearts in charge of our decision making and the people who proudly lead our team.

We have an excellent team of knowlegable staff who offer support and guidance to our customers beyond what we can teach, they too put hteir hearts into the customer service, which it what makes our delivery service so successful.

Why Choose Northern Kilns?

We run the business with a heart (or three to be exact) so it’s not all about targets and sales, we care about our customers and our reputation. We’re proud of the business, our team and our products.

So, when we say we think our kilns are the best on the market, it’s not a false statement, it’s one we feel the kiln will prove to you over it’s lifetime.

Not only do we manufacture a top quality product, we’re able to offer it at competitve prices and deliver, install and demonstrate it, if you wish.

From your intial enquiry, throught o delivery and beyond – throughout the kiln’s lifespan, we are here to help.

Our dedicated team look forward to discussing what we can make for you.

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