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Crown Northampton, shoes, shoemaker, heritage
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How Crown Northampton's British heritage and quality craftsmanship underpins its success

How has one of the last remaining footwear factories in the UK adapted to the changing industry? We catch up with Chris Woodford...

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How reshoring his footwear manufacturing to the UK was a success for designer Joseph Azagury

We took our Facebook Live to Wimbledon Village, to interview designer Joseph Azagury in his shop and to find out more about why...

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Top 30 shoe brands
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Top 30 British-made shoe brands

From heels to brogues, sandals to work boots, we bring you our top 30 British-made shoe brands. We’ve compiled the ultimate list of British-made...

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A visit to Crockett & Jones

Northampton’s largest family-owned footwear business is going from strength-to-strength, and Make it British took a trip there to find out why I recently...

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The making of Walsh shoes

Walsh are the only 100% British-made and owned sports shoe company – and their trainers are super comfy too! I first came across...

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Sheepland sheepskin slippers
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Meet the Manufacturer: Sheepland Slippers

David Gibson of Sheepland tells us how the dawn of the internet helped keep the skill of slipper making in Somerset [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RHI9m59bWA]...

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English Shoes: 10 more brands still made in Britain

Our second list of footwear companies that manufacture their shoes in Britain When we first compiled an article with a list of ten brands...

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Up to 30% Off the Second Floor Collective

Brands get together to promote their British made products for the festive season The Second Floor Collective is a group of British brands...

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The New Balance 576 Cutting Room Pack

New Balance celebrates 30 years of manufacturing in the UK by honouring craftsmen with trainers named after them If you follow Make it...

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Walsh casual and their Olympic legacy
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Walsh casual and their Olympic legacy

You may not have heard of Walsh Casual before, but you soon will. The Bolton-based manufacturers have just relaunched their classic trainers and...

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How a Loake shoe is made

A Goodyear welted Loake shoe can take up to eight weeks to make. Here’s how it’s done [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W7_hPugqro] Following on from our...

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Why you should be buying shoes made in Northampton

Where were your shoes made? If they aren’t from Northamptonshire then they should be. Here’s why… – You are buying into a piece...

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Alfred Sargent Shoes
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Alfred Sargent Shoes

We do love a good factory photo hear at Make it British, and these images by Steve Lancefield show the true craftsmanship that...

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Dr. Martens - Made in England
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Dr. Martens – Made in England

How many shoes do Dr. Martens make in England these days? And which ones are manufactured offshore? Make it British finds out When...

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Yull shoes
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Designer interview: Sarah Watkinson-Yull from Yull Shoes

[tube]oJEIZ6_J0wM[/tube] Make it British talks to Sarah Watkinson-Yull about her new footwear label and shows one of the styles being made at a...

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New Balance launch exclusive trainers made in England for Schuh

Make it British always likes to feature New Balance, because as far as we are aware they are the only branded trainers made...

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Made in Britain in the news this week 24th October 2011
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Made in Britain in the news this week 24th October 2011

Made in Britain from the web this week | Grenson Shoes | Fallow Denim | 24th October 2011 At Grenson’s Shoe Factory (Spitalfields Life)...

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English Shoes: Ten brands that are still made in England
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English shoes: Ten brands that are still made in Britain

English Shoes? Yes, there are some that are still made in Britain When I read that the British shoe company Clarks were thinking of...

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Celtic Sheepskin Co – the British-made Ugg

The more I search around for stories of brands that are still manufacturing in the UK, the more I uncover tales of companies...

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