Enduring craft: Sue Greenwood and her husband Alan are keeping the traditional art of Northern clogmaking alive at their business in Mytholmroyd, near Hebden Bridge. Picture: Charlotte Graham

Mytholmroyd clogmakers put unique footwear range online

For generations of Pennine folk, they were the footwear of choice, but the traditional art of Northern clogmaking is practised now by only a few remaining craftspeople.

However, Sue Greenwood and her husband, Alan who run Walkley Clogs at Mytholmroyd, near Hebden Bridge, have made a concession to modern tastes by putting their range online.

The company was started by Frank Walkley in 1946, making a range of safety boot clogs, and eventually took over the nearby Maude works, where 100 staff turned nothing but clog soles.
The company was started by Frank Walkley in 1946, making a range of safety boot clogs, and eventually took over the nearby Maude works, where 100 staff turned nothing but clog soles.
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Enduring craft: Sue Greenwood and her husband Alan are keeping the traditional art of Northern clogmaking alive at their business in Mytholmroyd, near Hebden Bridge. Picture: Charlotte Graham
Enduring craft: Sue Greenwood and her husband Alan are keeping the traditional art of Northern clogmaking alive at their business in Mytholmroyd, near Hebden Bridge. Picture: Charlotte Graham
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