Happy New Year

From all at Solent, thanks for all your support last year, lets make 2016 an even better one.


This month we are launching the New Star Twist collection, Please beware the new Havanna 280 is nothing like the old Havanna, so we need to know which book you are ordering from to ensure no errors are made.

Dublin Heathers new books recolouration

Berber Trail excellent new 2 ply berber twist in PP

Genius from Lano, OMG this one is flying off the shelf in felt or secondary

Guaranteed winner Shepherd Heathers stock in both 4m and 5m, 

Just an update on ranges that are going from the Price list 

Riva, Sensit Supreme, More Noble, Campus, Dreams, Jazz, QVT, Salisbury Weave, Star Twist Edition

Vinyl the Star Collection is going

Check the clearance leaflets for knock down prices !


Interfloor are putting up their prices up to 9% on all rubber and metals. The increase comes into affect for us on 1st April but we are holding our price for all customers until the new price list comes out in May. The underlays affected are

Duralay King
Tredaire Elite
Tredaire Superior
Colours Red
Super Duralay
System 10
Olympic Bronze/Gold
Please note this will also affect the Ali/sym Z bars we stock in 9mm and 14mm

Autumn Ranges:

We are tapping into the success of Soft Focus, with Soft Focus Heathers from Cormar with the 10 year stain warranty. Books and stock now in.

Noirtex is our new heavy duty domestic black felt vinyl stocking in 2m/3m/4m and it is flying off the shelf, call your rep for a sample book today

 Brockways new range LIndgale is a sure fire winner in two weights 40/50 stocked in 4m wide.

New version of the Ceramic Choices is Classic Choices, books in and being distributed. 40% of the range is staying and there are some brand new excellent new designs, as always 2m/3m/4m in stock.

Things are starting to hot up for Xmas, our underlay sales have gone through the roof, as well as being one of the most competitive underlay suppliers, for Ball and Young and Interfloor, we have a super knock down price on Cosi 8mm/10mm up until Xmas.

We are also launching Cormars new Apollo Elite which is tapping into the success of the Apollo but being a 40oz this is very good value with a 10 year wear and Stain guarantee. 2ply yarn giving it the extra hard wearing qualities that we come to expect from Cormar Carpets.

Coming soon is Natures Fleece a 4 ply undyed yarn chunky loop 4m from stock 5m to order. 

Think of us as your one stop shop, carpet,vinyl,underlay, accessories,glue,screed,lvt,laminate,doormats etc etc Here to help



It is with many mixed emotions we are leting you know that Adam Ayling has decided to leave Solent after more than 20 happy and successful years of looking after his customers in our 'western area'. We are sad to see him leave, but at the same time pleased and excited to see him start his new career, joining his wife in their flooring business in Poole. 
Adam will be with us until Christmas, so he will do his best to get round and see everyone before he leaves. In the meantime, we shall start looking for someone to replace him in the New year.
We are sure that you would like to join us in wishing them both every success for the future.

Phil Gozzard has joined us taking over Adam Ayling, the telephone number remains the same, if you require any books, sampling or a bit of help just give him a ring he will be please to help 07973 406799 covering parts of Hants, Wilts, Dorset, Somerset and IOW

March has started with a Bang, we have loads going out this month, from Victoria, we have the Celestial books, we are stocking the 70oz in 4m and the 5m and 55oz are special order, excellent polyster yarn, meaning more hardwearing with the standard 10 year stain and wear warranties, and the Wentworth Twist book on the budget end 4m wide excellent best selling colours in 4m only.

From Lano we have their new Fairfield Creations, stocking in 4m wide, with the 5m available to special order, a few stripes in 4m that enchance the range.

Adding to the already successful range of Husky Twist and Plain in a new edition of Husky Extra, this is some of the best selling colours of the other two ranges plus loads of the colour of the moment GREY.

Dublin Twist has been recoloured only one colour moving over, so we have a new colour pallette in all the options 4m/5m felt and s/b

Phew !!! A lot for one month, loads more to come.!!



Mammoth, exactly what it sounds like, big chunky saxony 68oz, loads of greys 4m wide from the same stable as Husky Twist, and not available on an internet search so exclusive to you, in stock NOW

Cormars Apollo Comfort 2 ply PP 42oz saxony, as always with Cormar excellent colour bank and keen price, stock due in August.

Coming up watch our for Toronto, Cordoba and Brisbane, more news on these to follow.

Warning All PU metals and gripper, going up 1st September, get your orders in to avoid the increase up to 7.5% on some products


New Home Counties Plains Collection is here, excellent new colour bank with loads of the Greys, bringing it up to date with the colours of the moment. The selection is fabulous, get a new book from your Rep now. Stock for the new colours is going to be in September.

Apollo Comfort, from the stable of the Apollo ranges, Cormar launch their new Saxony, all in stock in 4m wide with the usual 10 wear and stain warranty 2 ply yarn bleach cleanable with a keen price.


Victoria Carpets have added a Saxony to the Wentworth collection and we are swapping all the books over, stock already in and the best news of all is that there is a price DECREASE on this and on Celestial and Heartland collection with immediate affect. Good news for a change on pricing.!

This month we have the launch of the NEW Dimensions Heather and Plains, more up to date colours have been added alongside the best sellers. In stock 50oz, 40oz to order, they have dropped the 60oz and are bring out a stand along range to cover this weight.  

WINNER ALERT !! Burford Twist from Victoria is going to be our NEW best seller in 80% Wool Twist 50oz, get a rep to drop a book in soon, as its a smasher with a excellent price tag..

Saturn and Venus are being updated, and the new ranges to replace them are Pluto and Neptune, due in a few weeks, the SATURN WOODS IS NOT CHANGING.