T.W. Laycock has for many years been a leading supplier of Herbs, Spices & Seasonings to the food trade.

Established in 1874, here is a little more information about the Company & how it has changed since then.

2011 – T.W. Laycock becomes T.W. Laycock & Sons Ltd. with Martin, Nick & David Hempel as Directors.

2003 – In April of this year Nick’s eldest son David joined the business.

1991- In September of this year the business moved from Hammerton Street in Bradford to a more modern site in Keighley.

1978 – Bill’s younger son Nick joined the business.

1977 – In March of this year, new premises were purchased in Bradford and the business moved location once again.

1961 – Bill purchased T.W. Laycock and relocated the business to rented premises in Bradford. Bill’s elder son

           Martin  joined the business at this time.

1948 – Bill Hempel began working for T.W. Laycock in Darlington- Travelling from Home in Bingley, West Yorkshire, two days each week.

1874-  T.W. Laycock Spice Merchants was established in Darlington.


T.W. Laycocks first premises in Bradford

T.W. Laycocks first premises in Bradford

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