Established in 1919, Ward Brothers is a family run furniture and flooring store with over 100 years experience and expertise in fine furniture. Our city centre shop in Doncaster boasts over 100 beautiful displays across three floors, all showcasing the very best designs from every top brand supplier around the world. Discover more about our 100 year journey below.
Tom and Fred Ward commence manufacturing furniture in Cemetery Road, Doncaster.
Ward Brothers acquire their first warehouse at 8, 9 and 11 Society Street.
Ward Brothers open their first retail outlet 32 Harewood Terrace.
Ward Brothers continue to trade during the second world war selling utility furniture.
Tom Ward, one of the original founders, dies. Fred Ward’s son in law, Harold Fiddler joins the business.
Ward Brothers expansion continues through the acquisition of 40, Waterdale.
Kelham Street warehouse is built.
Ward Brothers celebrates its 50th anniversary. Scunthorpe branch is opened.
Fred Ward, one of the original founders, dies.
Howard Fiddler, grandson of Fred Ward, joins the business.
Ward Brothers wins “Best Stand Award” at Doncaster Impel Exhibition.
Attenborough & Beets garage is acquired and converted into showroom.
TV celebrity Anita Harris opens the new G Plan gallery.
Ward Brothers undergoes huge renovations and central staircase installed.
Rt Honourable Rosie Winterton MP presents Investors in People Award to Ward Brothers. Ward Brothers Finalist in Chamber of Commerce Business Award - Employer of the Year.
Ward Brothers wins Chamber of Commerce Business Award - Success Through People.
Current Managing Director and great grandson of Fred Ward, Tom Fiddler, joins the business.
Ward Brothers wins Associated Independent Stores Retailer of the Year Award.
Ward Brothers celebrates 100th Anniversary.