About Us

Think of Kershaws and you think of a real family business. Established back in 1855 by Joshua Kershaw, the company has gone from strength to strength.

It’s factory in Portwood Stockport, has become a landmark for the leather business.

Way back then, it was just a tannery. Today, seven generations on, Edward Kershaw heads a company that is known and respected for it’s quality leather in Europe, America and the Far East.

All the latest technology of the leather trade has been incorporated in Kershaws building, and is used to produce skins for all markets – industrial, commercial, civil, military and fashion – are processed for worldwide sale. The careful selection and buying of skins  their expert processing for a wide variety of end products and the skills of a dedicated workforce result in a quality of which the company is proud and on which its customers rely.

Kershaws also provide white leather for masonics and bagpipes. We also offer a ALTERATION & REPAIR SERVICE. We now have in stock LEATHER TROUSERS AND SKIRTS.

Hours of Opening


10:00 am – 4:00 pm