Laundry & Starching

Barker has been supplying and caring for Detachable Stiff Collars for many decades, with five generations of craftsman’s knowledge.  We supply this service for Court and Judicial Wear, Military and for the TV & Film Industry.  Learn why people choose Barker and find out more about who regularly uses our service.


Visit our blog if you are interested to learn more about our Collar Starching Process: Process of Starching Detachable Collars

Caring for Your Stiff Collars – How Do I Get My Stiff Collars Laundered & starched?

Five generations of craftsman’s knowledge is used to return client’s stiff collars to pristine condition. Simply send your collars to us and we will launder and starch them for you.  Once finished, our dispatch department then ensures that the cleaned stiff collars are returned to their owners as quickly as possible.

Just securely package and post the items to the following address and let us do the rest:

Barker Collars

3 Dominion Road


BH11 8LH



On receipt, your items will be laundered, starched and pressed as you request. Your package will then be returned to you 2nd class Signed For with Royal Mail unless otherwise specified, please note all international orders are sent standard international with Royal mail unless specified. The cost of laundering your items is as follows:

Collar Stiff  £4.56

Collar Soft  £2.54

Dress shirt Stiff  £13.58

Dress Shirt Soft  £7.51

Waistcoat  £9.70

Dress Tie  £4.56

Tabs/Bands  £4.56

All prices are inclusive of VAT but do not include postage, which is charged at cost and billed on return.

For brand new collars please visit our ‘Dress Wear’ page.