JCK Joinery

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JCK Joinery is a Leicester Company that has been trading since 1830.

JC Kellett & Sons was a building and joinery which was responsible for playing a very significant role in the transformation of Leicester between 1845 and 1895. As Leicester grew, so did JC Kellett & Sons.


In 1830 JC Kellett & Sons was founded by John Cornelius Kellett on Asylum Street, Leicester.

In 1888 John Henry Kellett, son of John Cornelius Kellett, succeeded his father and took over the running of JC Kellett & Sons. When John Henry died he was succeeded by his son, George Cecil Kellett.

In 1962 George Cecil Kellett died and was succeeded by his brother, John William Kellett.

In 1976, George Henry Kellett died. His son, George Anthony Kellett, succeeded him as managing director. His brother, Christopher Paul Kellett, became director.

In 2009 the designer brand Spirit doors was launched, supplying designer wooden doors to the wealthy.[citation needed]