V&A Decorative Papers II

Calico Shell


Pineapple Garden

Floral Serenade


Luxury wallpaper made in the UK

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Our Heritage

1838 Wallcoverings is a luxury brand manufacturing all our wallpaper in Lancashire in the north of England. The name evokes the deep roots of wallpaper innovation for 1838 was the year the first wallpaper machine was pioneered, just a few miles away from where we are located.

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Our Craft

At the core of 1838 Wallcoverings is the celebration of design and craftsmanship. There is an incredible human skill in what we do and we love to share the manufacturing process of how our wallpapers are made.

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All our wallpapers are printed using the highest quality substrates. Giving a more luxurious feel and look. The practical advantages of our wallpaper – they are all suitable for a ‘paste the wall’ application.

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We use only water-based, non toxic, VOC free inks and designs are printed on responsibly sourced non woven bases.

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