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For over twenty years now, Bramwell International have been importing some of the finest outdoor equipment to the UK and Ireland.


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1992

Bramwell International (BI) established by Grant & Alastair Bramwell on 6th April

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1993

Bramwell International start distributing Meindl and Superfit children’s shoes in the UK

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1995

Bramwell International start distributing Noel children’s shoes from France and Kohla trekking poles from Austria .They also start distributing Ultimate hats from America

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1996

Meindl introduce the Burma boot to the range which becomes a UK classic
Bramwell International take over the distribution of Meindl in Ireland which quickly becomes an important market

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1998

Nick Bramwell joins Bramwell International

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1999

Bramwell International start distributing Source sandals and hydration
Meindl start producing the Magic range of approach shoes and mids
Bramwell International start distributing the Meindl hunting range of boots

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2001

Bramwell International move to new offices which have great views out to the mountains of the Lake District at the height of the foot and mouth outbreak

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2002

Heather Palmer joins Bramwell International from Field & Trek
Hilda Carse also joins the company this year.

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2004

Grant Bramwell retires from Bramwell International and the business is now run by his two sons Alastair and Nick
Jan Speight joins Bramwell International
Bramwell International start distributing the Meindl forestry range of boots

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2005

Amanda Bainbridge joins as Northern representative

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2006

Mike Rummery joins as Southern representative

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2007

Adele Barrow joins Bramwell International

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2008

Bramwell International stop the distribution of Noel and Superfit children’s shoes to focus on the outdoor sector
Meindl develop the Comfort Fit range of boots and shoes which establishes them as leader in footwear and comfort.

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2011

Alastair Bramwell takes 4 months out of the business to drive through Africa, from Alexandra to Cape Town, with his family

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2012

Catherine Willison joins Bramwell International

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2013

Marina Carmichael joins Bramwell International

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