About Friary Shoes

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Who are Friary Shoes?

  • Friary Shoes is a family business which was established in 1904.
  • Friary Shoes has been run by four generations of the family and is now run by brother’s Simon and Adam Lumb.
  • Friary Shoes is one of the largest independent retailers in the Midlands.

Why shop at Friary Shoes?

  • Friary Shoes sells 100% branded footwear which our customers know, love and trust. Our brands include are:-
    • Children’s:- Clarks, Start-Rite, Timberland, Dr Martin and Ugg
    • Women’s:- Clarks, Ugg, Gabor, Rieker, Ecco, Timberland and Van Dal to name but a few.
    • Men’s:- Clarks, Rieker, Ugg, Timberland, Loake, Padders and Anatomic Gel.
  • Friary Shoes also sell footwear related products. These include fantastic handbags, ladies hosiery,
  • purses and wallets
  • Friary Shoes has 2 stores
    • Our flagship store in Lichfield has recently moved to a prominent location in Lichfield and is almost 4000 sq. ft. It attracts customers from far afield to purchase from our vast selection of shoes. In the local area we are well known for our monkey window display where we have three mechanical monkeys amusing our customers and passers by.
    • Our Uttoxeter branch is over a 1000 sq. ft. in size. It has a huge amount of repeat local customers who are staff know by name and offers a friendly shopping experience.
  • We have a large selection of shoes in stock usually in excess of 15,000 pairs.
  • We have over 55 staff, who are excellent and pride themselves on the exceptional levels of service they give our customers. “No task is too big” for them and we all really want to help our customers purchase the right shoes for themselves and their family.
  • We are fully experienced in dealings with all our customers footwear needs. From wide fitting shoes orthotics or high insteps, we have seen it all and have recommended a solution.
  • Friary Shoes believe in a ‘total service’ to our customers. It is more than just selling shoes. We offer all our in store customers the option to join our loyalty card scheme thus saving them money. Not forgetting our online customers we provide regular communications through newsletters and email to keep them up to date on great money saving deals offered by Friary Shoes and what’s new.
  • For our younger customers we also offer an in store loyalty scheme where they collect stamps on each pair they buy and then receive one of our special Levi Monkeys. We have recently launched our New Toddler Club where again we try to make a child’s first pair of shoes a memorable  occasion and give them a choice of teddy to take home.