Today is the 30th anniversary of taking up the lease of Unit 49 – wow! That’s a lot of water under the bridge! Bill Bird The first pair of Bill Bird Shoes was made in the attic of 5 Bovill Road, London SE23 1HB as early as 1984. I moved with my family to Mickleton, […]
The team at Bill Bird Shoes in Gloucestershire is always pleased to hear from happy clients so imagine our delight when we received this email and photos… “An extra ordinary pair of bespoke boots made by Bill Bird, Russell, Emily, Becks and Chris…magical experience….magical boots…from an eternally grateful pair of feet and their owner. Cherie”
Midlands-based Bill Bird Shoes may be better known for creating bespoke shoes for people with walking and fitting difficulties but we like our equestrian friends to be well shod too! This is why we sponsored the Ally Sadler Trophy for Best Shod Horse at Saturday’s Moreton Show, one of the biggest one-day agricultural shows in […]
Blockley-based Bill Bird Shoes is delighted to have once again sponsored the horseshoe making competition at Saturday’s hugely popular Moreton Show. The Farrier Competition saw scores of hopefuls battle it out for the top spots and we are pleased to announce that Sam West won best 1st and 2nd year shoemaker, with Sam Wilkes taking […]
Bill Bird Shoes in Gloucestershire is really pleased to publish our first newsletter and we hope you enjoy reading it. We’d love to hear your feedback, so get in touch to let us know what you think. We look forward to hearing from you. And if you fancy sharing it with your friends, colleagues and […]
In March 1987 the idea of making handmade orthopaedic footwear privately for people with fitting problems went from a being a side-line to becoming a serious and viable project – and Bill Bird Shoes was born. Bill Bird has been interested in craftsmanship since he was small when his mother taught him to use a […]
The team at Bill Bird Shoes in Gloucestershire make handmade shoes, mainly for people with problem feet. Recently a challenge was set: to make wedding shoes for Bill Bird’s son and daughter-in-law for their wedding in February 2017. In this blog, Bill talks through the process of making made-to-measure wedding shoes for Henry and Lydia. […]
Welcome to our News page. We hope to update this page with regular news about Bill Bird Shoes in the Midlands and London and information about our fashionable, made to measure shoes and boots for people who have fitting or walking difficulties. So watch this space!