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The Factory
The Factory – British Based Manufacturing Located in North London

The Factory is a 7,500 square foot premises that can output over 7,500 units a week. The Factory’s services include; pattern making and cutting, toiling, first-fit sampling and mass production. Our team of highly skilled pattern cutters and machinists can manufacture all soft separates in woven and jersey plus tailored items. Key clients at The Factory include: online retail giant - ASOS.com to high street chain Marks & Spencer, alongside a selection of British based designers.

The mezzanine level at The Factory is also the base for the ASOS & FashionCapital ‘Stitching Academy’ which provides a route into a National Apprenticeship that previously did not exist in fashion for young people. At the Stitching Academy students will have the opportunity to complete a Level 1 qualification in Stitching Skills after completing a six-week internship, during which their daily expenses will be covered.


FashionCapital and The Factory are committed to the growing ‘Made in Britain’ manufacturing industry and supports the teaching and growth of key manufacturing skills in an environment that adheres to excellent working conditions and pay for all employees.

Situated in Crusader Estate The Factory is run by Chris Toumba and assisted by Caroline Ash. Production prices are based on a garment unit price and the minimum docket size is 500 units per style.

For a lower number of units or special design projects please look at our ‘Fashion Studio’ click here for Fashion Studio services.

To enquire about services at The Factory please email thefactory@fashion-enter.com or call 0208 809 3311

To enquire about membership with FashionCapital please email jenni@fashion-enter.com

The Factory
Unit 14
167 Crusader Estate
Hermitage Road
N4 1LZ

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By popular demand the FashionCapital ‘How to Succeed in Fashion' seminar was back!

Hackney Community College - 12th March

On 12th March a cohort of students from Hackney Community College visited the Factory to gain an insight into the real fashion industry and witness each process of the garment life cycle.

Fashioncapital Visits Highgate Wood School

On March 7th FashionCapital visited Highgate Wood School in North London to give students across year's 9, 10 and 12 a real insight into the fashion industry and how to embark on one of its many career options.

Hackney Community College - 19th March

On the 19th March, a group of students from the Hackney Community College visited the Factory to get an insight into fashion production and the lifecycle behind garments.

Sample & Fabric Sale at The Factory

Our sample and fabric sale is back due to popular demand.

London College of Fashion Students Visit The Factory

On 13th February, first year students on the FDA Fashion Buying and Merchandising course at London College of Fashion visited The Factory for a unique insight into the industry and review of the site.

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