The Art of Industrial Manufacture

Dr. Martens Made in England range is created at the unique Cobb’s Lane factory in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, which has been producing footwear for the Griggs family since 1901.  It is the home of the original Dr. Martens boot.  Within these modest factory walls work a closeknit family of people steeped in traditional shoe-making methods.

Here, in among the smell of freshly cut leather and the noisy backdrop of pristinely preserved machinery, the unmistakable shape of a Dr. Martens boot begins to form:


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