Why You Should Choose Dencowear for Your Healthcare Uniforms

Why You Should Choose Dencowear for Your Healthcare Uniforms

Why You Should Choose Dencowear for Your Healthcare Uniforms

1. Because We Have Three Generations of Experience!

Dencowear was started back in 1966 when the founder (and our current owner's grandad), Louis Shinwell, brought an American Cossack-style Dental Jacket back from his travels. He saw a potential demand in the UK for a more modern dental uniform and began creating dental coats and a handful of clinical garments, which he then sold to dentists listed in the Dental Registry Book.

The business was passed down to Louis' daughter, Sue Sherman, who later handed it over to her son, Ilan Sherman. Over the years, the company has grown and grown and is now one of the UK's leading suppliers of high-quality healthcare uniforms. 

                        Dencowear’s first brochure, printed in 1966


2. We Still Have UK-based Manufacturing

When her father retired in the early 1980s, Sue Sherman opened her first tiny workshop in Armley, Leeds. Here, all orders were processed manually on paper in an environment before computers and modern technology.

Under Sue's single-handed management, Dencowear grew rapidly and with more and more machinists required. The company outgrew the unit in Armley and moved into a larger factory in Barkston House, Holbeck, Leeds.

Having since moved again, twice to meet our growth, Dencowear is now run from our 10,000-square ft HQ Denco House, Meanwood, Leeds. It has modernised with the times with computer-processed orders, two B2C websites and two B2B websites but still aims to provide award-winning healthcare uniforms and service. Although manufacturing is shared across the globe, we are proud to still run our in-house factory and to still create and design and bespoke garments for professionals throughout the UK and Europe.

3. We’re Award-winning in Uniforms and Customer Service

We aim to make people look and feel great in their work wear and we want to be the UK’s leading choice for Healthcare Uniforms. Always striving to be the best, we've won several awards over the years including ‘Best Uniform Supplier’ in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015, ‘Best Uniform Brand 2018’ and 'Best Uniform Supplier Customer Service 2018'

Voted ‘Best Uniform Supplier’ several times

4. We Really Care About Comfort, Style and, Practicality

Here at Dencowear, we keep what you need from your uniform at the fore-front of our minds when we design and manufacture our healthcare uniforms. It's the reason why our uniforms are known for being comfortable, modern and with useful features such as side and back vents for ease of movement and pockets for carrying on the go. 

At Dencowear, we have a range of modern healthcare uniforms as well as traditional healthcare uniforms so that you can choose a style that best suits your business. We have an in-house design team to create something bespoke for you and offer personalisation (embroidery and/or print) on all our workwear clothing.  We also provide personalised name badges to complete your perfect uniform.

Left to Right; Men’s Drayford Healthcare Tunic, Mercia Healthcare Tunic and Eden Healthcare Tunic
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