There’s one thing that many of you reading this might be dreading… back to school shoe shopping.
Watkinsons Shoes have made the process seamless thanks to their new appointment booking system. Watkinsons have been fitting and providing children’s shoes now for over 100 years and are constantly trying to make improvements to ensure that they provide children and their parents with the best possible service.
Although it may appear that the Great British Summer has only just began, you can never be too early in finding the perfect pair of shoes for your children. Watkinsons have been preparing all year to ensure that we have a great choice of boys and girls school shoes.
Their friendly team have been trained in Start-Rite fittings and their appointment system ensures that your children will have a one to one personal service. The appointment system allows for Half an hour per child which provides plenty of time for measurement and choosing the perfect pair of school shoes. If you have more than child they recommend that you book two appointments as each appointment is half an hour. We all know that getting new school shoes can often be a stressful experience so it is important that it can be as seamless as possible!
Watkinsons have an old rocking horse, Dobbin, in store which provides entertainment for children whilst they’re choosing and getting measured in store!
Watkinsons main brands include Start-Rite, Ricosta, Geox and Petasil. Watkinsons also have a small selection of sale items running that will be on display throughout the summer holidays. If you happen to need a casual option at the same time they have trainers casual shoes and sandals. Favourite brands include Salt-Water, Birkenstock and Superfit! They’re all new and exciting brands which are increasingly hard to find and fit on the high-street.
Watkinsons is a family-run independent retailer, providing high-quality shoes for men and children. Watkinsons has been on the go since 1904 and is one of the largest and oldest independent retailers in the UK. They have been trading in York since the beginning and are renowned for being a part of York’s history!
Please mention YORKMUMBLER for a 5% discount in store! They also offer a loyalty card which will provide you with 25% off your sixth pair of shoes!
Watkinsons Shoes also trade online however they would recommend for school shoes you pop in to ensure that you’re getting the best fit possible.