From its humble beginnings in 1882, employing just 16 people, HJ Hall has grown to become the largest independent UK sock manufacturer today.
Now, nearly 130 years on, the business has seen 4 generations of the Hall family at the helm continuing its successful growth by following the philosophy set out by “Honest” John Hall all those years ago.
Although styles have changed over the years, the key philosophy has not – if it is quality, style and comfort you are looking for make sure you look for the Hall Mark, the original and best.
Manufacturers of rubber matting for stable floors and walls, and for horse trailers and horseboxes.
Davies and Co’s matting division commenced in the 1980’s supplying cow matting under the Farmat brand, using the same EVA synthetic rubber used in footwear components.
Equestrian matting under the Equimat brand was established in the early 1990’s, as the original interlocking stable mat. Since the brands inception the product has been developed into today’s premier equestrian matting brand.
Olney Headwear has long been recognised as a producer and supplier of fine quality hats.
The company, based in Luton, England, was established in 1910, when it was created by Albert E. Olney, and is now owned and run by the fourth generation of Olney’s who continue to manufacture and distribute quality headwear.
Olney hats are regularly seen on the best heads in the land, and are available in the best shops worldwide, for people who enjoy both classic and contemporary design, all made to their exacting quality standards.
Rael Brook was revitalised in the marketplace following a highly successful management buyout in 1988.
The original reputation for excellence and an unwavering attention to detail has been retained and Rael Brook is now one of the most successful branded shirt houses in the UK, Europe and across the world.
Since the buyout which embraced the Rael Brook and Southern Comfort brands, the group portfolio has expanded with acquisition of the Rochester Shirt Company with its David Latimer brand and Folkespeare, an up market tie and accessory brand.
Wearwell is a leading UK supplier of quality workwear.
Wearwell was established by William Aston in Balsall Heath, Birmingham in 1939 and moved to the historic market town of Tamworth, Staffordshire in the early sixties when the small borough was designated an overspill area.
The company has seen many changes over the decades and has continued to invest in technology and research and development in order to meet the needs of its discerning customers who are located nationwide and beyond.