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Welcome to Woodheads, The Leather Merchant since 1867, your premier supplier for high-quality leather  in South Africa. With a rich heritage dating back over 15 decades, we pride ourselves on being a trusted name in the leather industry.


At Woodheads, we understand the timeless appeal and versatility of leather. Whether you're in search of exquisite leather, stylish components and accessories, or durable upholstery, we have a wide range of options to suit your needs.


Our journey began in Cape Town in 1867, where we set out to create a supply house to leather enthusiasts. Over the years, we have built strong relationships with local artisans and suppliers, ensuring that we source only the finest hides and materials. This commitment to quality allows us to consistently deliver exceptional leather and service that stand the test of time.


What sets us apart is our dedication to customer satisfaction. We believe in providing personalized service, taking the time to understand your requirements and preferences. Our knowledgeable team is always on hand to offer expert advice and assist you in finding the perfect leather product that reflects your individual style.


As a socially responsible company, we are passionate about ethical sourcing and sustainability. We strive to work with suppliers who uphold fair trade practices and prioritize environmental conservation. By choosing Woodheads, you can be confident that your purchase supports responsible business practices.


Whether you're a Leatherworker, shoe repairer, bespoke shoe maker, fashion enthusiast or a professional seeking reliable leather supply, or a designer looking for high-quality materials, Woodheads Leather Merchant is your trusted partner. Explore our website or visit our store in Cape Town or Pine town to source anything you need for your project. 


We look forward to serving you and sharing our passion for leather with you. Discover the world of fine leather, components, tools and accessories at Woodheads Leather Merchant.

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