Christmas and New Year Opening Times - Shoe Factory Shops

With Christmas fast approaching, now is a good time to work out your present-buying and/or New Year sales strategy. Beautifully design and hand-crafted English shoes and boots are a big tick on both fronts, and so we have collated all of the Northampton factory shop Christmas and New Year opening times all in one place.

Please note that, whilst all of the opening times are correct as of time of posting, they can sometimes change and so we would always recommend calling the factory shop before your planned visit - all of the numbers are included below, and if you click the brand name you’ll link to further details including address and map.

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Barker Shoes factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Fri 21st of December

Re-opens after Christmas break:
Weds 2nd of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01604 810 387


Cheaney factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Mon 24th of December

Re-opens after Christmas:
Thurs 27th of December

Usual opening times:
Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01536 763 760


Church’s factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Fri 21st of December

Re-opens after Christmas break:
Weds 2nd of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 9:30am - 2:00pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01604 593 313


Crockett & Jones factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Sat 22nd of December

Re-opens after Christmas break:
Fri 4th of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Thurs: Closed
Fri: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 1:30pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01604 823 439

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Dr Martens outlet (Doc Shop)

Last open day before Christmas:
Mon 24th of December (10:00am - 4:00pm)

Re-opens on Boxing Day:
Weds 26th of December (11:00am - 4:00pm)

Closed on New Years Day with usual opening times during the Christmas break

Usual opening times:
Mon - Sun: 10:00am - 5:00pm

T: 01933 664 851


Jeffery-West factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Mon 24th of December (closed at midday)

Re-opens in between Christmas and New Year:
Thurs 27th of December until Mon 31st of December (closed at midday)

Re-opens after New Year:
Weds 2nd of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01604 602 075

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John Lobb factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Thurs 20th of December

Re-opens after Christmas break:
Weds 2nd of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01604 715 011


NPS Shoes / Solovair factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Mon 24th of December*

Re-opens in between Christmas and New Year:
Thurs 27th of December until Mon 31st of December*

Re-opens after New Year:
Weds 2nd of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm**
Sun: Closed

*We recommend visiting early or calling them before travelling to avoid disappointment as they may close early during the Christmas period.
**On rare occasions, they may not be able to open on a weekend. Please check with them in advance before travelling.

T: 01933 664 207


Tricker's factory shop

Last open day before Christmas:
Fri 21st of December

Re-opens after Christmas break:
Weds 2nd of January

Usual opening times:
Mon - Thurs: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 3:00pm
Sat: 9:30am - 2:30pm
Sun: Closed

T: 01536 763 760


Just to reiterate, if you are planning a Christmas or New Year trip then we would always recommend giving the factory shop a call beforehand.

Happy Christmas present buying and/or New Year sales shopping!