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Welcome to Cromwell Polythene, the UK’s premier supplier of sacks, bags and speciality products for the storage and collection of waste and recyclables.

Cromwell Divisions

Cromwell Polythene is structured divisionally, better to meet the specialist needs of the markets that we serve.








Sustainability is part of Cromwell Polythene’s DNA. Influencing our heritage. Shaping our development. Guiding our future.

We are committed to supplying fit for purpose products with the lowest environmental impact for a net ecological gain.


Our product range is extensive and includes sacks and bags of most sizes and specifications, from UN approved clinical waste bags for hospitals to bags for battery recycling, dog waste collection or a kitchen caddy liner for food waste.

Cromwell Polythene

A more resourceful company than most

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Food grade bags brochure

Trade brochure

James' Diary...

Testimonials / What Our Customers Say

  • Cromwell has already proved with a number of our member companies that they are a reliable and price competitive supplier and we feel sure that the rest of the group companies will reap the benefits of their appointment.

    David Scholes CEO, Nationwide Hygiene Supplies
  • As a professional purchasing organisation it is important for ESPO to work with a partner that provides transparent and reliable service and most importantly, always fulfils its promise. Cromwell Polythene provided the best value solution to meet our customers’ needs.

    Laura Maitland Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation
  • Cromwell Polythene developed a range of Nationwide Group approved products and increased their stocked range to reduce the number of special bespoke items we needed – they are a true partner to work with.

    Martin Gray Purchasing Manager, Trevor Iles Ltd
  • Cromwell Polythene manages our range of refuse sacks and bin liners and provides our business with high quality and consistent products. Along with a first class and reliable service.

    Mark Waite Cromwell Tools