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Swifts story continued...

So J & R Swift moved to Parsons Lane in 1972 and a year later purchased the old business of Billson’s & Johnson’s (a subsidiary of JAF Hosiery). Swifts then started manufacturing ladies hosiery, of which still happens today with us being the last manufacturer in Hinckley. The next few years saw a gradual decline in hosiery and Swifts purchased other local firms -Willbours, Bradbury’s and Elite Hosiery Company who were closing; this move made Swifts the largest supplier of 60 denier hosiery during that time, supplying many well-known brands and most areas of the National Health. Whilst continuing for...

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How it All Began

Brand History

How it All Began

Find out how our family business started and grew in the Hinckley area.

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Welcome to Our New Website

First Post New Site Update

We introduce you to our all new website, with a quick look at some of the best most important new features

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