Articles by ben_gower

Let’s talk about bespoke…
So let’s talk about bespoke work. In a consumer driven world, designers and manufacturers alike are faced with so many competitive challenges, so how do they break through all of that noise and offer something unique to the market? Part of the truth is that branding differentiates products from products. It adds value particularly when a strong brand resonates
Looking to keep things local? Visit Abbey England at Meet the Manufacturer this May!
An opportunity to meet UK manufacturers and suppliers under one roof in a bustling environment. The  Old Truman Brewery, E1 6QR 24th - 25th May The old Truman Brewery is once again calling for Abbey England and how can we resist an event which promotes so many great British Manufacturers? Some may say it’s ABSOLUTLEY FABULOUS!
Pick ‘n’ Mix
Discover Abbey's range of quality leather. Abbey England carry a huge range of leather which is just waiting to be discovered! Whether you are in the fashion, film, equestrian or the furniture industry, there is a leather article for every project. With the help from our leather experts, we have handpicked several types of leather which can be

Pick ‘n’ Mix

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Abbey England’s Showcase Success!
A scene of beautifully made products using high quality materials sourced from the UK. As you may have heard, 2017 is the year we are celebrating our 35th anniversary and the 185th anniversary of our foundry. To help us celebrate this momentous occasion, we decided to put on a showstopper! Thanks to a collection of customers, we were able to
Why Cotton Tape is Great!
Make the switch and try something new. if you are looking to incorporate new and natural materials into your designs, why not try our heavy cotton webbing? Manufactured in the UK by Bowmer Bond, this webbing works beautifully by itself and with other materials such as leather . Stocked in 11 colours and available in widths 25, 32, 38 and 50mm, heavy
Wedding bells are ringing for Abbey England!
A favour not to be forgotten For the first time ever, Abbey will be exhibiting at the Tatton Wedding Show this coming February. Abbey England's bespoke gifts are dedicated to making beautifully crafted favours that are not to be forgotten. Time and time again, wedding parties will see a wreckage of favours left behind at the end of the night. So why not
***2016 Christmas Closing Times***
Abbey will be closed from Friday 16th December 2016 and reopen Tuesday 3rd January 2017. The website will be accepting orders all the way through the festive holiday but orders will not be dispatched until we reopen in January. For urgent matters please email [email protected] or alternatively, call (+44) 01565 650343 and leave a message. Both
Caught in a Knot?
Unsure what thread to buy? Our guide will help you! Tkt 40, 18/3, core spun polyester, nylon, linen thread are all different types and sizes of threads but what do they mean and which is most suitable for the completion of your work? Having spoken with the experts themselves we have put together this helpful guide to assist you in finding
Plans issued to relocate Walsall Leather museum
Please show your support and help us save the Walsall Leather Museum! Walsall Council have issued plans to close the Walsall Leather Museum and re locate some of the exhibits to a room in the library. This would mean that 15,000 heritage items would be put at risk. The current location on Littleton Street provides tourists with a warm and friendly
New Pittards Olympia takes to the shelf!
Make the switch. Try Olympia. Pittards new Olympia is hot off the supply chain. Also referred to as WR100 leather, the Olympia is a beautiful soft leather which has been developed to deliver high performance and durability. The WR100 leather combines a number of properties including: ⇥water resistance ⇥fast drying ⇥breathable