The firm was formed in 1900 and its imposing Dallas Street base – where boots and women’s shoes were made – was a landmark building which stood proudly on the gateway into the town centre for many decades.
Changes in world markets had an impact on the footwear industry in Mansfield and in July 2004 came the sad news that Shoe Co – one of the town’s best known names – would close.
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Staff pictured outside the factory in 1969.
Staff pictured here in 2004 - spot any familiar faces?
Mansfield Shoe Co pensioners' outing in 1971.
Originally making boots, Shoe Co moved to making women's shoes as the markets changed.