About Us

William Lamb Group is a privately owned business that has grown since 1887 to become the UK's leading footwear, bags and umbrella distributor. It's a position we have achieved by being at the forefront of design, while maintaining the highest standards of production.

Based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, privately owned William Lamb Group has been a renowned shoe and boot makers since 1887. The group manufactures more than 10 million pairs of shoes and  million bags and umbrellas each year and is currently one of the UK's leading footwear distributors.

William Lamb Group own the brands Buckle My Shoe and Gluv, the company also makes its own range of women’s, men’s and children’s footwear. Current licenses also include Frozen, Peppa Pig, Spider-Man, Hello Kitty, Thomas and Friends, Star Wars and Minions amongst others.

William Lamb Group are proud to be at the forefront of the ethical trading movement. As a member of SEDEX, we aim to help promote and improve the implementation of corporate codes of practice worldwide. This helps ensure that the working conditions of workers producing for the UK market meet or exceed international labour standards.