Locheven of Scotland

As well as creating and manufacturing knitwear for prestigious brands, Lochaven International manufactures garments for the film industry. The knitwear was featured in the Harry Potter films, and continues to be produced for the Harry Potter franchise globally. Being based in Stewarton, East Ayrshire, means the business is ideally located for quality raw materials such as locally-sourced 100% lambswool. In addition, Lochaven International employs its staff locally, working with schools and colleges to provide apprenticeships in specific areas. Colin Leishman of Lochaven International, said: ‘We’ve had support for training, recruitment and development and are confident that this support will propel our growth over the coming years’.


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