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Solovair

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The tour through NPS original factory offers an exciting insight into all areas of shoe production. The experts guiding the tour naturally focus on the guests’ specific request and questions. In its concept and route, the NPS Factory tour follows...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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17 South Street, Wollaston NN29 7RY, England
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+44 1933 664207
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Took our 8yr old daughter on the NPS factory tour as she was doing a school project. When the staff found out why we were there they went out of their way to answer all our daughters questions, let her take photos, and even went...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Claire C
NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful words.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The NPS Solovair factory tour is fantastic. Really informative and lots of detail about every aspect of the factory and the shoemaking process. Plenty of time to ask questions and find out about the history of the factory and NPS Solovair and how they fit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BakerWill
NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

A great tour. Boots and shoes on offer in their factory shop too. If you like to see UK manufacturing with a nod to the past and future, go on this.

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Date of experience: August 2017
Thank clabolton
NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much.

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating insight into the shoe making industry and so very interesting. The tour leader, Christian, was extremely knowledgeable about the show making process as well as the company’s history. Even if you don’t think you are particularly into footwear this is engaging...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Add them on Facebook to see all the latest tours and news from the factory. Very interesting 1.5hrs around the factory and seeing all the machinery and history of the place. Gives you more of an understanding into all the hard work that goes into...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Many thanks for your kind words about our tour.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

staff make you feel very welcome and the MD christian who takes the tours is happy to answer any questions. my partner bought a lovely pair of nps branded boots from the shop at a fraction of the rrp. i love all the old machines...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Book early to get a space. This tour is free and excellent. You get a full tour of their factory covering the complete manufacturing process. Explaining the history of how the company has evolved and walking you through (literally) each stage of how the shoe...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Janet W
NPSShoesLtd, Public Relations Manager at Solovair, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review.

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Jon W
16 October 2018|
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Response from NPSShoesLtd | Property representative |
Hi Jon, We pride ourselves on our handcrafted made in England products, so don't you worry we are here to stay! Kind regards, Solovair
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