Unit D8
Avondale Works
Woodland Way
Bristol BS15 1PA
TEL: +44 (0)117 9613899
Sterling Upper Company


Sterling Upper Co (surgical) ltd was duly incorporated on the 24th November 1977.

The company was first formed as Sterling Products on the 22nd October 1953 in an old factory in Braggs Lane, Bristol. Although the company changed name they remained in the building until Nov 2001 when moved to a larger premises.

Mr Andy Wichard the now managing director started working for the company straight from school aged 15 in 1965. Having learned all aspects of surgical & bespoke footwear and with all the knowledge & experience gained Andy had the opportunity to take control of the business on 30th April 1996. Joined by his wife and son Andy takes pride of his family run business.

With some old, experienced staff and new employees the company has gone from strength to strength.

Quality has always been important within the company from supplying NHS hospitals to the small independent shoe maker the uppers supplied are made from the best quality leathers, and finished to the highest standard. Cut by hand, every pair made has its own individual pattern.

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