Welcome to the world of Watson Shoes - a company with a proud history of footwear manufacturing in South Africa.

The foundations of the company were laid as far back as 1859 when Charles Searle, a British immigrant and resident tollkeeper of the picturesque hamlet of Great Brak River, began manufacturing traditional leather veldschoens for the pioneering travelers along the Southern Cape coast.

To remain a sustainable business which fairly rewards all stakeholders, commensurate with their respective interests and contributions.  This is to be achieved through meeting the needs of the markets with quality, value-for-money footwear and superior service.