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The Key Cobbler

Situated in Kendal, Cumbria, The Key Cobbler is a cherished, family-operated business that takes pride in delivering exceptional services to the South Lakeland area and beyond!

With a remarkable presence on Kendal Market Place spanning over 25 years, we offer an extensive array of services including shoe repairs; key cutting; signs; engraving and leather goods.

NNormal Authorised Repairer

Discover our exclusive status as the sole authorized repairer for NNormal running shoes in the UK! Visit NNormal's website and locate us in the 'Restore' section!

Vibram Peak District Sole - The Key Cobbler

Trail Running Shoe Experts

We excel in the art of resoling running shoes, catering to all types of runners, be it road runners, fell runners, or trail runners.

Introducing the Vibram Peak District soles, crafted from durable mega grip rubber. These soles feature an impressive tread pattern that guarantees exceptional grip on various surfaces, including wet, slippery, and uneven terrains. They are the ultimate choice for dedicated trail runners seeking top-notch performance and longevity for their footwear!

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Shoe Care

Discover our popular Parisian Famaco shoe cream range for optimal shoe care. Nourish, protect, and rejuvenate your footwear with these trusted products.

Unleash your style with the largest selection of shoe laces in Cumbria. Choose from over 100 options in various lengths, colours, and styles.

Take proactive steps to extend the life of your shoes. Visit our store today to explore our shoe care products.

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Watch Batteries and Straps

Discover our extensive range of watch batteries designed to keep you punctual at all times! We only use Renata Swiss Watch batteries, renowned for their top-notch quality.

Only £9.99 including fitting!

Enhance your peace of mind by opting for our Lifetime Guarantee priced at just £15.95. Furthermore, we offer hassle-free replacement services for car fob batteries, alarms and more!

Lake District Slate Signs

Our collaboration with skilled local stonemasons enables us to offer you personalized slate signs for your home.

We take pride in using slate sourced from the quarries in and around the beautiful Lake District.

With a bespoke slate sign, you can truly make your property shine and leave a lasting impression.

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Featured REPAIRS

  • Fly Boots Resole and Upper Restoration
    Fly Boots Through-sole and Upper Restoration - The Key Cobbler
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  • Vibram Peak District Trail Running Resole
    Vibram Peak District Trail Running Resole - The Key Cobbler
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    £64.99
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  • Solovair Resole
    Solovair Replacement Soles - The Key Cobbler
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  • Birkenstock Resole
    Birkenstock Replacement Sole - The Key Cobbler
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    £44.99
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  • Shoe Stretching Service
    Shoe Stretching Service - The Key Cobbler
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    £19.99
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  • Dr Marten Sandal Resole
    Dr Marten Sandal Resole - The Key Cobbler
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    £44.99
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  • Custom Repair
    Custom Repair - The Key Cobbler
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  • Vibram Zegama Trail Running Sole
    Vibram Zegama Trail Running Sole - The Key Cobbler
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Key Cutting

We carry an extensive selection of keys we can copy, including mortice; cylinder; security; car keys and many more!

reviews

Left it for a few weeks just to see how they were. Absolutely brilliant. Workmanship first class. End result as good as new.

Only one complaint. I paid for them yet they are the wife's shoes. Thank you so much!

Peter Zielinski

Re-soled my trail running shoes with an official Vibram product, excellent service and price. And the only Vibram authorized cobbler in the north west.

David Langford

I had my Dr Martens resoled. Just received them and I was stunned! They were gaffer taped together to stop the sole flapping so i only used them as my painting shoes. I asked them to recondition the uppers but didn't have much hope. BUT they nailed it, they look unreal especially considering how trashed they were. 10/10

Timothy Brockbank

Really happy with the service at The Key Cobbler, followed them on social media for a few years and live down in London.
Had a pair of Red Wing Moc Toes to get the soles replaced. Went for an unorthodox Vibram hard wearing sole.
It’s worked wonders, happy to use them in Chile over the summer as a good sturdy hiking boot. Worth a follow and would ask people to share the work of the team at the Key Cobbler.

Tom Raeside

All went well! I got what I expected. I'm glad that my boots got a second chance from skilled hands. I wholeheartedly recommend them to everyone! I wish you all the best from Hungary 🤗

Enikő Dittrich

I just wanted to say thanks: my two pairs of re-soled Fly boots arrived back this morning and I’m delighted with the work. You’ve done a great job (and the bar of mint cake was a nice little surprise!) In fact, your service was so fast that I worried that the original courier had simply sent  my parcel back to me, without it ever going to Kendal.

It’s great that I get to wear my favourite boots for a good while longer. And a much more sustainable option than buying new ones!

Catherine Bouron

Thanks to the Key Cobbler, Kendal, my old very well worn pair of Hoggs Glencarse walking boots have been given a new lease of life. New Vibram soles fitted. Professional repair with quick turnaround. A really satisfied customer. No hesitation recommending or using again.

John Lyle

This is the very 1st time I have left a review but I wanted to sing your praises. I sent my dr marten sandals to you less than 2 weeks ago and they have just arrived looking as good as new just in time for the summer. Thank you so much. And the bar of Kendal Mint cake was a perfect touch. Made me smile. I won’t hesitate to recommend you to all my dr marten loving friends and family.

Rachel Hicks

Really pleased with the service and quality of work by the guys at The Key Cobbler. They've re-soled a pair of Garmont Dragonfly approach shoes for me with a quality Vibram sole, absolutely spot-on and a fair price. Will happily use them again and highly recommend.

Neil Bowness

Location

FIND US:

4 Market Place

Kendal

Cumbria

LA9 4TN

01539 730363

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