GRS Footwear (George Rye & Sons Ltd) has its roots deep in the heritage of the UK footwear industry, with the Company being originally established in 1880, over 130 years ago. The original 'George Rye' moved from Northampton, the traditional heart of the shoe industry, northwards to Newcastle upon Tyne where he opened a business supplying shoe materials & components to the shoemakers and repairers in the region. The business steadily grew and in 1928 the Company had a wholesale & retail premises right in the heart of the busiest retail street in the City. As the world and fashions have changed through the decades, so has the Company, with the latest development being the... Read More ›