The Factory

Happy International Women’s Day 2020

Happy International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day falls on Sunday 8th March 2020 and the global campaign this year centered around #EachForEqual; with an equal world being an enabled world. The narrative revolves around the notion that we can all individually challenge negative stereotypes, encourage a global conversation on […]

Factory Friday; Ray’s 50 Years Of Service

Factory Friday; Ray’s 50 Years Of Service

Joint MD’s William and Jonathan Church alongside Factory Director Alex presenting Ray with a Tag Heuer Aquaracer for his 50 years of service Today’s Factory Friday doesn’t follow the usual interview format as this wasn’t a usual interview. Instead, myself, Joint MD’s William and Jonathan […]

Happy Easter From All At Cheaney Shoes!

Happy Easter From All At Cheaney Shoes!

The women of the Closing room made a wonderful effort today with their Easter Bonnet event. Although it was difficult to pick a winner, it was mutually decided that Maggie deserved the honour of said title and was bestowed with a chocolate easter egg for […]

Factory Friday: Spotlight on Terry

Factory Friday: Spotlight on Terry

For today’s Factory Friday, I head back to the clicking room where tickets from the design department arrive at a speedy pace before before distributed amongst the various clickers. Clickers must manage the waste by cutting as many component pieces as possible from the same […]

Generations of Cheaney

Generations of Cheaney

On Friday 15th February, Joseph Cheaney & Sons had the pleasure of giving a very special factory tour to Sue Moorhouse and her family. Sue is the daughter of the late Joseph Humfrey Cheaney, better known as ‘Dick’ Cheaney and, accompanied by her sons Jo […]

Factory Friday: Spotlight on Brian

Factory Friday: Spotlight on Brian

When asking Pre-Production Manager Brian Liepelt if he would like to be interviewed for this weeks’ Factory Friday, his first response was, ‘but I haven’t done my hair!.’ He then tried to charge me £20 an hour for the pleasure of said interview, of which […]

Factory Friday: Spotlight on Caroline

Factory Friday: Spotlight on Caroline

Walking in to the Closing Room today I met with Caroline, our Assistant Supervisor and right hand woman to Deanna, our Closing Room Supervisor. Pulling out my notebook, Caroline laughs asking if I have enough pages as she can ‘talk for England’ and it’s a […]