At Horace Batten we are proud of the craftsmanship and hand work that goes in to every pair of our boots.
All Horace Batten Boots are built to last and designed in a way that with regular care and up keep, can last you a lifetime. Due to the nature of the way the boots are put together, all elements of the boots can be replaced and repaired over time through wear.
We pride ourselves in offering a full service and aftercare service to ensure Horace Batten Boots are a long term investment.
We undertake all Repair work on Horace Batten Boots. Our repairs and alteration service does extend beyond our own boots however for all work undertaken on items not hand crafted by us there is a compulsory 5% surcharge on the total bill. All repairs as standard must undergo a compulsory full clean and polish and this is chargeable. Terms and Conditions Apply. See below for Pricing and Services available.
The Horace Batten Team is made up of a group of very skilled hand craftsmen.
If you have a job you wish to discuss or for us to undertake, do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss further.
All Prices are based on pairs of boots, we would always strongly recommend having both boots done at the same time, we will however take on individual items and prices can be adjusted accordingly. Sole work undertaken on full length boots, short boots and shoes by prior agreement.
This requires the entire bottom section of the boot to be replaced including the insole. All elements of the Sole will be replaced, re lasted and hand stitched with new materials.
As with all GOODYEAR welted designs.
A Re welt, Through Sole and heel provides a new sole and hand stitched Heel as well as a new welt, the section that allows the sole to be attached to the boots.
The full sole and heel of the boots will be replaced.
Full new heels including new lifts and top pieces.
New Top pieces on the heel, one lift and Refinish
Choice of Plain Leather, 1/4 Rubber or 1/4 steel tips.
New Hunting tops can be added to boots with existing tops or on to boots without tops, surcharges may apply if alterations or extensions are required for tops to be added.
Made to Measure Tops are crafted from the finest sourced topping leather, in a choice of Colours, Mahogany, Melton Tan, Plum, Black
Tops can be added to rubber boots however there is a surcharge in addition to the cost of the chosen tops
Surcharges to zips can apply if further work is required to make a zip fit , or if there is a need for patches or additional leather.
Alterations to boots to enable a better fit through reductions or extensions, prices per pair.
Reduction of boots to new measures
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Stretching of boots using our working trees
Price per patch using the closest, premium, leather match
Large Pair of saddle patches to repair wear and thinning on the inside of the boots
Removal and replacement of Loops, price per loop
Fly Straps and sewn and pinned
Small amounts of re stitching, sur charges apply if needed
All reapirs in will be given a basic oil clean and polish as standard charged at £10.00, this is compulsory however we do offer detailed clean and polish servicing of boots if requested
Oil Treatment applied until leather is sufficiently nourished
Dying of Leather back to original colour in areas of wear and fading
Full clean and polish of box calf boots including tops where applicable
Full clean, Hand Bone and polish of wax calf boots including tops where applicable
Full Service, clean, Hand Bone (if required) and polish including tops where applicable as well as general stitching and any minor repair work
All repair work undertaken is quoted approximately but may be subject to change if further hand work is required, once the repair work is underway. Repair work to boots that are not made by Horace Batten are subject to a 5% surcharge on the total bill. Once repair work is complete the invoice is payable within 14 days, after 28 days the boots will be taken as payments for outstanding accounts. All boots are given an oil treatment, clean and polish as standard and this is chargeable and non negotiable.
Repairs can be dropped off by appointment at our Ravensthorpe workshop.
Alternatively we accept repairs by mail or courier, please ensure a detailed note with repair requirements and contact details are included in the package.
Our team is small but made up of skilled hand craftsmen. The timescale on repairs can vary from 4 to 16 weeks dependant on the time of year and how busy we are.
At Horace Batten Bookmakers we strongly recommend using our own in house repair service. If you decide to have your Horace Batten Boots repaired elsewhere and damages or problems occur, we can not be held responsible nor can we gaurentee to be able to rectify any problems that arise thereafter. This may also lead to further costs to alterations and repair work going forward if we then agree to undertake any.
The nature of Repair and alteration work can mean that boots are altered to an agreed new condition that differs from that of its original state. By choosing to leave work with us you are also accepting and agreeing that work undertaken is done so with a view to delivering the best end result in appearance and fit within our controls and opinion.
We pride ourselves in our workmanship and dedication to deliver the best possible outcome both aesthetically and to add longevity.
If you have any further questions regarding our repair or alteration service please do not hesitate to get in touch.