Friary Shoes was established in 1904. It has been in the same family over 4 generations.
It is currently owned by husband and wife team Adam and Tracey Lumb, who are passionate about the footwear industry and strive to be the best independent footwear retailer in the midlands.
Being an Independent Family business we pride ourselves in creating an enjoyable shopping experience to ensure our customers keep coming back to us. We are not a multi-national chain. We are a local small business and we are passionate about what we sell.
We are able to stock a wide range of brands and styles offering a good quality value footwear for the whole family under one roof. We are proud to be independent, it means we can listen to our customers and their needs. We have a close relationship with our suppliers and again value their advice when buying products.
We have two stores based in Lichfield and Uttoxetter in Staffordshire.
We currently have over 28 experienced staff and stock a wide range of footwear to meet family needs.
School shoe fitting appointments are now available to book. We will be running our appointments from Monday 25th July until Saturday 20th August.
After this time we will be extremely busy and so will not be able to offer appointments after the 20th August it will just be a queuing system.
To book an appointment please contact us on 01543 263443 or send us a direct message through Facebook with your child’s name/ names and the date and time you would ideally like.
We will get back to you as soon as possible ( Monday to Friday 10-5) to confirm your booking. Please note we are only able to accept bookings through Facebook until 10th July and then it will be telephone bookings only.
We operate a £2 measuring service charge per family which is payable before we measure but the taken off the price of the shoes at the end of the sale.
You do not need an appointment and don’t worry we can still serve people who just turn up but we do get extremely busy so there may be a wait but we do our upmost to get to people as quick as possible.
Back to School, Playing out, that family special occasion and those first shoes. Clarks, Start-rite along with 113yrs of taking care of generations of feet.
Ladies, YOU will love our range of brands like Rieker, Skechers, Clarks, S. Oliver, Jana, Waldlaufer, Gabor. Every occasion and style is catered for.
We stock a full range of men's shoes with brands like Rieker, Clarks, S.Oliver, Loake. The choice along with our experienced staff make sure you find the right shoes for YOU
*Please be aware that we do not offer a free measuring service. There’s a £2 measuring charge which you will be able to pay at the till before we measure the children’s feet. Once we have fitted your child’s shoes and you are happy to purchase them the £2 will be taken off the price of shoes. If you decide not to buy the shoes on that day the receipt for the £2 measure is valid for 28 days
32 Bakers Lane
12 High Street
We hope you are happy with your purchase. Should you change your mind, you can bring your footwear back into store for an exchange or a credit note within 28 days from date of purchase. The footwear must be unworn/resalable condition and with the receipt and box.
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