Inside our factory

All our products are made in Cheshire, UK at our Stalybridge factory. Many of our employees have decades of hands-on experience:

Inside our factory

Uniquely we have our own Lorch machine for testing the quality of our down. This photo shows the difference in loft between our 1000, 900, and 800 fill-power downs:

Every aspect of our products' design and production is carried out in the UK:

We have our own Computer Aided Design specialist, essential when we offer - literally - billions of different products via our Design Your Own Sleeping Bag and Custom Sized Clothing services:

We source as many of our materials and components as possible in Europe (more than 95% by bulk currently) and transport the minimum across the globe. Here our down supplier tests the down / feather ratio:

Using local people using traditional skills is not as cheap or as efficient as large-scale production in the Far East or Eastern Europe. But we feel there's a value in preserving and using the very real skill base which still remains in the UK and we're happy to be part of it.