Lesters is a Family firm that has
been trading for four generations, and although we
understand the traditions of quality and service
from the past, we are forward looking. Our present
day products are designed to meet the demands of
The business was started in 1904,
when E A Lester, Great Grandfather of the present
Managing Director, started trading from the basement
of his mothers shop in old Basford, Nottingham. The
firm flourished and when his son, A E Lester, joined
the company it went from strength to strength. A.E.
designed a Leather and Felt Knee Pad for the mining
industry and over the years this has proved to be
such a successful product that it is still in
We now manufacture a complete range
of knee Pads, belts, tool bags and cases from
natural and synthetic materials suitable for all
applications, and our depth of knowledge and
experience enables us to supply the product best
suited to the requirements of the professional.
Our philosophy is to make products of
professional quality, which will last and therefore
prove to be of good value.