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The Story Of Bridge Of Weir Leather

Founded in 1905, Bridge of Weir Leather Company is a privately owned Scottish Company operating one of Europe’s largest leather production facilities.

Historically, the Bridge of Weir roots can be traced back to 1758, seven generations of family involvement in leather manufacture. Throughout, they benefited from Scotland’s advantages of an indigenous skills base, prime beef herds and a plentiful supply of soft, pure water.

Bridge of Weir Leather Company is the UK’s only leather manufacturer for the automotive industry, and as part of the Scottish Leather Group operates one of the largest tanneries in Europe exporting to over 60 countries around the world.

Bridge of Weir has been at the forefront of innovation and quality for over a century. Where there have been major advances in motoring, furniture or travel, Bridge of Weir leather has played its part.

Only the finest hides sourced from the best heritage breeds are used and generations of hand-finished craftsmanship create a unique alchemy resulting in the finest Scottish leather.

Check out the film behind this family business manufacturer and see the history and heritage unfold.

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