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Hello Marylebone; our 8th London Store

Hello Marylebone; our 8th London Store

When joint Managing Directors William and Joanathan Church acquired Cheaney in a management buyout in 2009, they vowed to open a Cheaney store every year. Not only was this to give Cheaney a definitive bricks and mortar presence, but also to solidify the accessibility of […]

It’s All In The Chase

It’s All In The Chase

‘I always think that as soon as a brand stops telling their story – the reason why they started – they become a brand without substance.’ James Chase, head ambassador of Chase Distillery and Cheaney fan, certainly has a story to tell. In just over […]

Cheaney X Walsh; Collaborative Unisex Trainer

Cheaney X Walsh; Collaborative Unisex Trainer

Introducing the Cheaney X Walsh Collaboration; two wholly British footwear manufacturers coming together to create a stylish trainer with substance. Norman Walsh Footwear continues to be Britain’s only owned, designed and manufactured sports footwear brand. Completely handmade in Bolton, England, Norman Walsh himself started his […]

A Final Adieu To Marc Debieux

A Final Adieu To Marc Debieux

‘If you could somehow teleport every customer to the factory, you’d never lose a sale. They’d offer you double.’ If you’ve met Marc Debieux, you don’t tend to forget him. He was the man who phoned me to offer me a job at Cheaney, working […]

Drapers Best Footwear Store Design – Winner

Drapers Best Footwear Store Design – Winner

In Collaboration with Checkland Kindleysides, the Cheaney Store, Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross, London has just won: Drapers Best Footwear Store Design 2019 The Coal Drops Yard store has a creative, out-of-the-ordinary design, in keeping with the scheme. Situated in the arches of the original coal […]

2019 Cordwainers Awards

2019 Cordwainers Awards

As proud sponsors of the Cordwainers Awards, we aim to support the cultivation of new talent. With this in mind, we wish to congratulate National Footwear Student Award Winner 2019 Meta Cunder of LFC London! Congratulations to Meta and to all the students who participated.

Northampton University Student Visit

Northampton University Student Visit

Last week we had a lovely visit from first year students of Footwear Design at Northampton University. Pictured here on the far right is Stacie, who was on the same factory tour 4 years ago whilst a student at the same university. Stacie is now […]