A footwear business
was established at 65 London Street, Norwich over 135 years ago.
The founder of Bowhill & Elliott, Obadiah Bowhill, purchased
the business from Wright & Co. in 1874. The business passed
onto his son and son-in-law, Thomas Baines Elliott, at the end of
the nineteenth century. Thus the partnership of Bowhill & Elliott
was formed. And the family connection continues into this new century
under the direction of Roger Jury, descendant of Mr. Elliott.
Bowhill & Elliott has a shop from which it retails a large selection
of ladies and mens shoes including the following brands, Crockett
& Jones, Cheaney, Barkers, Loake, Mephisto,
HB Shoes, Gabor and Peter Kaiser.
At the same location there is a small factory where Bowhill and
Elliott manufactures slippers and houseshoes and specialises in
producing hand embroidered velvet houseshoes and making up tapestry,
needlepoint or fabric into houseshoes.
from the top:
picture shows the shop as it was in the nineteenth century
centre picture shows the interior of the shop today.
We offer a large selection of quality and craft-made footwear
supplied by a range of different manufacturers and our own
slippers and houseshoes manufactured on the premises.
A selection of this range is available from the website,
just click on one of the product categories to see our selection.
The final pictures were taken in our on site factory, where we manufacture our exclusive range of slippers and houseshoes.
These sought after products are sold in London and exported to most major cities in Europe and further afield to the USA and Japan.
65, London Street, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1HL, England
Telephone : 44(0) 1603 620116
Fax : 44 (0) 1603 620066