Who are 1to1 Flooring?

With 3 beautiful showrooms in Barnet, Harpenden and St Albans, we’re Hertfordshire’s largest independent flooring retailer. Since 1968 we’ve been at the forefront of flooring, always stocking the highest quality, latest designs and newest technology for our customers. From engineered wood floors with elegant resilience to luxury vinyl that’s comfortable, quiet and authentic, we aim to stock the best flooring options from across the world in our showrooms for you to touch, feel and experience.

We’re also the only Premier Amtico partners in the county, and our St Albans showroom is home to Amitco’s unique visualiser experience, allowing customers to visualise how Amitco flooring might look in their homes.

1to1 service you can count on

We’re not like big chain flooring companies. When you pay us a visit, whether you’ve booked an appointment or not, you’ll be warmly greeted by our expert team who’ll learn everything they can about what you’re looking for.

Founder and Managing director

Colin Hawes

My passion for flooring started at a young age. My father would take me carpet fitting with him at the weekends. I would clear up the offcuts, hoover the carpets and pack his tools neatly away. By the age of 15, I was fitting my first carpets and soon after leaving school I joined my father’s business and became a fully qualified Amtico installer.

Keith Hawes - 6th August 1943 - 9th January 2014

6th August 1943 – 9th January 2014

My father was always keen on good training, so we created our own in-house apprenticeship scheme. Many of the estimators and fitters you will meet today have been with the company for over 20 and 30 years. We even have 2 at over 40 years.

Keith Hawes my father passed away in 2014 but he left behind what we feel is the most qualified and experienced team of people in the flooring industry.


Matt Goss

St Albans Showroom
Matt started in 2012 and is known for his customer service. Just read our trust pilot reviews to see how good he is.

Mark Innes

St Albans Showroom
Mark started from an apprenticeship in 1979 and then was installing floors up until 2012. He’s now one of our highly experienced 1to1 estimators.

Kathy Simpson

Harpenden Showroom
Started with us in 2016 before spending 24 years with John Lewis in their carpets department.

John O’Hara

Barnet Showroom
Started for the company in 1996 after moving from the prestigious Selfridges carpets department.

From door to floor and beyond

Each and every one of our installations comes with our lifetime installation guarantee and is orchestrated by an expert team with decades of experience. From delivery and installation through to fitting, finishing and tidying, we’ll have your dream floor ready to go quickly and with the minimum upheaval so you can go on enjoying your day.