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AUGUST 2016 FACTORY & SHOP CLOSURE DATES

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The Altberg factory and shop will be closing for TWO WEEKS: The factory will close on Friday 12th August 2016, and the shop will close on Saturday 13th August 2016. Both the shop and the factory will re-open as normal on Tuesday 30th August 2016
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RICHMOND WALKING & BOOK FESTIVAL 2016 24TH SEPT – 2ND OCT

Thursday, July 14, 2016

BOOKS AND BOOTS, WALKS AND WORDS
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MAY/JUNE 2016 FACTORY & SHOP CLOSURE DATES

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The Altberg factory and shop will be closing for ONE WEEK: The factory will close on Friday 27th May 2016, and the shop will close on Saturday 28th May 2016. Both the shop and the factory will re-open as normal on Monday 6th June 2016
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We are a British company and we manufacture boots in two factories in Yorkshire and Italy

Our home factory is in Richmond, North Yorkshire and our second factory is in the Treviso region of Northern Italy.  The senior Alt-Berg® bootmaker shares his time between both factories, which use the same lasts, materials and manufacturing processes.  

We are specialist manufacturers of boots for use worldwide

We are proud to carry forward a great tradition of bootmaking, and our footwear has been used in some of the harshest conditions on the planet - from the tough mountain terrain of Northern Afghanistan to the Ecuardorian Jungles, from the Himalayan Mountains, to the Munroes of Scotland - we engineer our boots for performance across a wide range of conditions.

We make boots for Police, Military, Motorcyclists, Walkers, Gamekeepers and Travellers

Alt-Berg® have been supplying UK Police Forces and the UK MOD for over 15 years, and we make a range of CE Approved footwear for specialist and occupational use.  We have developed a small network of independent retailers, with established, excellent bootfitters, to sell our range of 5 width fitting walking boots around the UK (see stockists section) and our motorcycle boots are available direct from our Richmond factory, and one other London based retailer.

Alt-Berg® have the best bootfitting system in the world

At our factory in Richmond, we have a range of lasts to suit various foot shapes - in addition, through our network of Premier Retailers, we offer our tried and tested system of 5 width fittings in UK full and half sizes from 3, to 14.  We also offer a fitting service at our factory in Richmond, where we can custom fit boots where necessary.  We operate a made to measure service for people who cannot achieve a good fit using our range of lasts, and customising - see our fitting section for more details.

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