Portmeirion quality pottery & tableware. Formed in 1960 by pottery designer Susan Williams-Ellis, the daughter of Sir Clough William-Ellis, founder of the village of Portmeirion. During the latter half of the 20th century the Portmeirion pottery produced some of the best known designs including the Botanic Garden range. In 2009 the pottery purchased both Spode and Royal Worcester brands making it the largest manufacturer of fine bone china in the UK.