Based on a century of shoemaking experience, British footwear brand Padders is renowned worldwide for its quality, fitting and comfort. The company was born when Thomas Groocock opened a family run footwear manufacturing company that specialised in making traditional welted shoes. Over a 100 years later, based in Northampton in the heart the British footwear industry, the company is still being run by his grandson as a family business.
With generations of experience and a reputation based on over a century of quality shoe-making, Padders are one of Europe’s premier footwear brands, supplying to over 1000 independent retailers worldwide.
The styles and materials for the footwear are based on the extensive research carried out on the physiology of feet. The brand feature their own trademarked unique system of design and manufacture called Feelgoodfeet technology that make the shoes more comfortable and supportive. The independent testing and research centre, SATRA awarded Padders' Feelgoodfeet system one the highest scores in comfort they have ever given. Additionally, padded collars are attached around the heel of the shoe to support your feet with maximum comfort.