While our doors remain shut during Tier 4 lockdown, please continue to order online, and we will continue to process these orders. For any other enquiries, please contact us by email. Alternatively contact Matthew Cox on 07775 714306

Tel: 01865 249491 Email: enquiries@shepwood.co.uk Shop Opening Hours Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Ceremonial Gowns & Livery

At Shepherd & Woodward we are pleased to manufacture in our own workrooms and supply The City of London with Livery Gowns/Robes for all levels of office from Liveryman to Master.

The very appreciative comments we have received from Companies lead us to believe we supply quality garments at competitive costs combined with our first class personal service.

London Livery Companies can trace their origins back to fraternal organisations established in the medieval era. These evolved into Guilds that regulated the trades in the City under the management of the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen.

During the 15th Century distinctive robes incorporating coloured gowns and armorial bearings identified different Guilds and their members.

The Municipal Corporations act of 1835 established new Mayoralties throughout the UK and most Mayors wanted their robes designed as per Livery Robes. Shepherd & Woodward are proud to make and supply many Mayoral gowns along with Mace Bearers, Town Clerks and Council Robes.

We offer a full visiting service to your establishment where we will show cloth samples, examples of gowns/robes and even make prototype gowns prior to confirmation of order.

For more information or to make an appointment please contact enquiries@shepwood.co.uk .

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Shepherd & Woodward
109–113 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BT