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Today’s University and College Campus has been transformed into a 24/7 year-round hospitality operation with very different product requirements for students during term time and conferencing at other times of the year.

Thomas Kneale is a leading supplier in the Education sector with an unrivalled reputation for promoting true value through correctly specified, competitively priced products backed by our commitment to achieving the highest service levels.

Education (Universities, Colleges & Schools)

Thomas Kneale values our University, College, School and Student Accommodation customers and their associated professional Purchasing Consortia as close partners and appreciates their needs and budgets. From initial enquiry to delivery you will find Thomas Kneale a friendly and professional company.

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Student Bedding Packs

Student bedding packs to meet every need. We have a multitude of options across duvets, pillows, linen and towels. Look at this page and then call us to discuss your requirements with our dedicated Higher Education team.

Student Kitchen Packs

Whatever crockery, cutlery, cooking and utensil items make up your complete set, it will be bespoke to you, as they are packed to order. Have a look and then please speak to us about your requirements.


We offer a wide range of wholesale towels- weights, sizes, colours and materials to meet all needs. From a budget towel to 500gsm and 600gsm weights for conference guests, all exceptional value and discounted

Bath Mats

700gsm Greek key bath mat in a range of colours providing absorbency and comfort to anti-slip rubber bath and shower mats with suction pads to provide protection to users.

Shower Curtains

All sizes, extra-long, extra wide sizes, plain or satin stripe, white or a colour. All shower curtains have anti-rust nickel coated eyelets, reinforced headers and lead-weighted hems for strength and performance. Treated with mould inhibitors to withstand humid environments.

Bed Linen

We manufacture 100% cotton, 70%:30% cotton rich, 50%:50% polycotton to suit the end user expectation and experience, in a range of pastels or deep dyes shades or prints. Fit for purpose for student Halls of Residence or luxury Summer conferencing.

Duvets and Pillows

From lightweight to extra warm 15 tog duvets, from soft 500g pillows or firm and supportive 900g pillow, we have a solution for you from our vast array of products. Comfort, warmth and a good night’s sleep on our value for money, long lasting duvets and pillows.

Pillow and Mattress Protectors

We offer a wide variety of mattress and pillow protectors, so will have a solution for your organisation- from quilted polycotton to non-woven protectors and many in between, you are sure to find the product you require based on budget, performance and functionality.

Window Coverings

Our blinds and curtains are made to measure and, in most cases, one of our highly experienced fitters will come to measure up. Fabric and design options are vast, so we will work with you to advise according to your plans and aspirations.

Rarely beaten on price, never beaten on service

With logistic operations beginning in advance of 3am each day, we achieve service levels which are hard to beat.

We ensure our delivery vehicles are on the road in the early hours; arriving to at time that makes a difference to our customers. This is key to many sectors where goods are required with specific instruction regarding delivery times, vehicle type and often 'just in time' stock approach.

Talk to our Customer Service Team who will be happy to help you.

Contact Our Product Experts

We are open from 3am for early birds and throughout the day, please call us on +44 (0)161 274 4464 or click below to send us an email- we will be right on to it!

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