Wigan Week

Our forging process requires teams of thirteen men or more to work simultaneously. Because our staff work so closely with each other, they need to take time off from work together. This means we still abide by what’s known locally as ‘Wigan Week’. The tradition began many years ago and was due to the number…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 20th October 2010 | 0 Comments

Bulldog wins award for 'Most Durable Brand of Tools'

We have won the award for ‘Most Durable Brand of Tools’ by the Grow Your Own magazine! Here’s what Fred Foot, our marketing manager, said about their decision: “Making durable, long-lasting tools has been at the forefront of the Bulldog brand for over two centuries – so we’re extremely happy to have won this award.…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 9th June 2010 | 1 Comment

Chelsea Flower Show 2010: Launching the new National Trust range of garden tools

At this years Chelsea Flower Show you can find us on Eastern Avenue. We’ll be about half-way along it. We will be using the show to launch our new range of National Trust garden tools! We’re really looking forward to showing these to lots of new people and hope you’ll come along to see them.…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 12th May 2010 | 1 Comment

The History of the Park Family

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We’ve been in touch with Graham Park, the direct descendent of William Park who began the Forge back in 1780. It’s been a delight to consider the different people who have been involved in the companies history over the years. From WIlliam to Graham, the line of descendants is: Wiliam Park, Jonathan Park, Henry Park,…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 27th April 2010 | 2 Comments

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