Bowhill & Elliott

Bowhill & Elliott, making shoes by-hand in Norwich since 1874.

Bowhill & Elliott is a family-owned business that still proudly hand manufactures footwear on site, just as they did when their founder Obadiah Bowhill first opened the doors at 65 London street in 1874. Today the brand is best known for it’s elegant, hand-embroidered velvet house shoes or slippers. Offering a Made-to-Order service, the options are endless with their choice of plush velvets, leather or quilt linings and countless embroideries. Each pair hand-lasted in their original workshop by 8 skilled artisans, just for you.  

To compliment Bowhill & Elliott’s velvet loafers they also stock an extensive range of premium brands for both men and women, housing iconic brands such as Crockett & Jones, Cheaney, Loake and Brunate. 

As the leading shoe manufacturer left from Norfolk’s proud shoemaking history, Bowhill & Elliott offer a ‘local price’ initiative, offering 20% off on all slippers when purchased in-store.

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Bowhill & Elliott, 65 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1HW

Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday 9.00am -5.30pm, Sunday by appointment.


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