About Hamster Baskets

Richard developed the Stack and Slide Freezer Basket system in 1968 and soon established Hamster Baskets to sell directly to the public, expanding his product range to include his innovative dog crates for vehicles.  Richard decided to step back from the day to day running of the business and handed the reins over to Sarah, his daughter, and Brian, our production manager.  Then in 2022 Daren Locke and his family took over the running of the business keeping it firmly in the family-run tradition that Richard was so passionate to uphold. Brian our production manager continues in his role and has been with Hamster Baskets since 1971 providing us with a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Hamster Baskets continues to provide custom-made Freezer Baskets along with a wide range of other products. Please browse our website or Facebook page to see the varied and interesting things we are asked to produce on a daily basis.

We are a small company based in rural Herefordshire, we have a long-standing team of locally based craftsmen who can make exactly what you need.  We pride ourselves on providing a personalised service.  Our website showcases our products but we always like to speak to you to ensure you get your ideal solution.

We are happy to discuss any requirements so please give us a call. 

A question we are often asked is “Why are you called Hamster Baskets?” – Hamsters have an ingenious method of food storage and we think we do too!

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