Welcome to Moorbrook Textiles

Leaders in the design and manufacture of premium textiles

Design and manufacturing of fabric and accessories, based from a Scottish weaving mill with a heritage dating back to 1866

Alex Begg

Alex Begg began making scarves in Paisley in 1866, moving to Ayr in 1902. We produce luxurious cashmere scarves and throws for the Begg & Co brand as well as for some of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses.

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Begg & Co

Begg & Co handcrafts exquisite scarves, wraps and throws from the finest cashmere yarn. Made in Ayr on Scotland’s west coast since 1866, they are beautiful to touch, a delight to own and a pleasure to wear.

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Begg & Co Tweets


Milestones in our company history


Alex Begg was incorporated as a Private limited company.

1902, 1903

Alex Begg moved from Paisley to Ayr, still its location today.
Fredrick Louis Moorhouse and Charles William Brook formed a partnership to manufacture woollen and worsted cloth

1945, 1964

Moorhouse & Brook acquires Alex Begg


Acquisition of Robert Noble and Replin; Replin moved to Peebles Mill.
Moorhouse & Brook re-organised;
Moorbrook Textiles became a separate private wholly owned company by Lindéngruppen


The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Moorbrook Textiles’ March Street Mills in Peebles


Replin Fabrics sold to AW Hainsworth and
Robert Noble sold to Magee

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Moorbrook Textiles
17 Viewfield Road


+44 (0) 1292 267615