Our History

With over 40 years history providing luxury bathroom fittings and ten showrooms throughout London and the South East West One Bathrooms provides a unique resource for private and commercial clients alike. Over the years we have worked on every type and shape of bathroom, at all levels of budget from modest to limitless.

Explore our timeline to read more about the history of our company covering the last 40 years.

1962

It all began here…

Evered Supplies Limited founded by joint partners Anthony Waters and Bill Evered who started trading in a single room office in Offley Road, Brixton. The client base consisted of mainly local builders and tradesmen as there was no showroom.

1965

Expansion to new premises

Moved from the single room office to new premises at 32 Brixton Road, which comprised of a ground floor DIY showroom and offices

1968

Moving up…

Evered Supplies Ltd moved to larger premises comprising of a showroom with more storage space and offices. This was located at 308 Brixton Road.

1969

Acquisition of the prestigious “Shanks” bathroom showroom in London’s Mayfair

Acquired the prestigious “Shanks” showroom located at 18 North Audley Street, Mayfair. At this time it’s fair to say they were pioneers of the luxury bathroom market in London – there was no other showroom like it

1971

A big screen success…

The company name became renowned within the luxury bathroom industry, supplying to all sectors including many notable projects such as the bathrooms for the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever. This was the first of many product placements.

1978

“West One Bathrooms” is born

Partnership with Bill Evered ended and Anthony Waters continued pursuing the luxury bathroom market and West One Bathrooms Ltd was established. West One Bathrooms Ltd retained the Mayfair showroom and saw the acquisition of new warehouse and trade counter premises at 60 Queenstown Road, Battersea

1980

Porcelaine de Paris

West One Bathrooms Ltd started distributing Porcelaine de Paris in the United Kingdom. The company for the first time exhibited at a trade fair in Saudi Arabia, as one of the first luxury bathroom companies to do so.

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1982

Exhibiting in Bahrain

West One Bathrooms exhibited internationally in Bahrain. It was such a success everything displayed was bought off the stand

1991

Mayfair showroom expands to new premises

The Mayfair showroom was relocated to new, larger premises at 46 South Audley Street, where the showroom still resides today.

1992

Battersea Showroom Evolves

1992 saw the start of the gradual conversion of the Queenstown Road warehouse over to a bathroom showroom and larger trade counter

1994

Duncan and Kevin Waters became Directors

West One Bathrooms Ltd acquired B&P Wynn and saw West One Bathrooms Ltd move into distribution to other showrooms nationwide. The company started importing and distributing Maurice Herbeau, Horus and Jado.

1995

“Even bathrooms as good as ours need a little plug”

The “Even bathrooms as good as ours need a little plug” slogan was created as part of an increase in advertising and marketing to support Battersea as an up and coming area. The plug billboard gained fame on Capital radios’ travel updates as being frequently referred to as “the plug billboard in Battersea”

1998

The first “luxury bathroom” catalogue running to 25 pages was printed!

New showroom and warehouse facilities acquired at 130/138 Garrat Lane Wandsworth. The showroom was one of the first monobrand showrooms at the time be fully dedicated to Villeroy & Boch sanitaryware and tiles.

1999

Wandsworth announced “Bathroom Showroom of the Year 1999” and Knightsbridge showroom opens

The Wandsworth showroom won “Bathroom Showroom of the Year 1999” Award at the annual Kitchen and Bathroom Industry Award ceremony. Later the same year, the prestigious Knightsbridge showroom opened on Thurloe Place

2000

West One acquires Durante Bathrooms

Acquired Durante Bathrooms in London’s Brompton Cross integrated into West One Bathrooms Group.

2001

“Best Stand” at Decorex and Creation J C Delepine

The company exhibited at the tradeshow “Decorex” for the first time and won an Silver Medal award for “Best stand”.  The artisan brand “Creation J C Delepine” from Cannes in France is integrated into the West One Bathrooms Group

2003

West One Bathrooms Battersea moves to Queenstown Road

Battersea  relocated to a newer purpose-made showroom at 41 Queenstown Road, where we still have a showroom today. View the showroom.

2007

New showroom opens in Tunbridge Wells and additional warehousing in Wandsworth

The company opened its first out-of-town showrooms in Tunbridge Wells, Kent and Forest Row, Sussex. To accommodate continued growth new larger warehouse premises were acquired at Kimber Road, Wandsworth

2008

Wandsworth showroom relocation

The Wandsworth showroom relocated a few metres away to a new purpose built showroom at 142 Garratt Lane, London, SW18.

2011

New dedicated KOHLER and Kallista showroom opens in Clerkenwell

The monobrand Clerkenwell showroom opened in September witth KOHLER and Kallista. November 2011 also saw the Tunbridge Wells showroom relocated in to larger premises over three floors at 79 Calverley Road.

2013

Third “out-of-town” showroom opens in Surrey

West One Bathroom’s third out-of-town showroom opens in Oxshott, Surrey. Alongside Tunbridge Wells these showrooms provide greater reach and access to brands outside of London.

2014

Notting Hill showroom opens it’s doors for the first time

West One Bathrooms prestigious Notting Hill showroom was opened in July 2014. Recently refurbished, the showroom displays some of the latest cutting edge pieces within the industry

2015

The innovative Chelsea town house showroom opened in July 2015 providing four floors of retail space

To accommodate the company’s rapid expansion and future growth, the administration and warehouse facility moved to new larger premises south of London in Chessington, Surrey.

2016

“Master Retailer of the Year” award and exhibiting at Decorex for the 2nd time

West One Bathrooms Ltd was awarded the ekbbusiness “Master Retailer of the Year” award within the bathroom category. The company exhibited at Decorex for the second time

2017

Ann Sacks, Kallista and winners of “Best Bathroom Design”

West One acquires the Ann Sacks and Kallista showroom located in the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour in April 2017. In the same year, we were announced the winners of “Best Bathroom Design” at The International Design&Architecture Awards held at The Dorchester in London.

2018

West One Bathrooms Ltd is celebrating forty years!

West One Bathrooms celebrates their 40th anniversary. Now in its’ third generation, still family run now with ten outstanding showrooms across London and the South East. It continues to grow and serve its international clientele.