Each part of the process; from perfecting the design right through to final packaging takes the team work of several specialised British craftsman.
The World's Oldest Manufacturing Factory
Although John Smedley's scale of operations and indeed produce may have changed slightly throughout our 232 year existence, our home (Lea Mills) has remained the same, meaning that our garments are crafted with as much care and quality as they always have been.
Cutting Edge Technology
Since 1784 John Smedley has been at the forefront of cutting-edge technology .
In 1825 we became one of the first companies to install fully fashioned knitting machinery.