With Made in China labels on everything from smartphones to t-shirts, Bolton-based Norman Walsh Footwear is a breath of fresh air, offering men, women and children the ‘best of British’ and helping to keep a tradition of manufacturing alive in the UK.
Over the past year, celebrities like Maxine Peak, The Vamps, Mani from Stone Roses and Tony McCarrol from Oasis have been wearing Norman Walsh, while the brand has been busy manufacturing shoes, pushing boundaries and exceeding expectations. Not to mention developing an exciting spring and summer range, which is sure to get adrenalin racing.
Truly made in England, Norman Walsh originally served his apprenticeship at Bolton-based Foster Bros Footwear, the founders of Reebok. In 1948, soon after being selected to make shoes for the British team at the London Olympics, Walsh began manufacturing footwear for top athletes around the world.
His football, cricket and athletics footwear was...