The little shop with a lot of services

For over 30 years, the Birro family have been here to help


We carry out all types of shoe repair for men and women’s shoes and boots. Sole and heel, new zips, leather repairs. Just ask!

Shoe Care

Birros can supply you with all you need to take care of your shoes and boots, and prolong their useful life and enhance their comfort.


Birros can make a duplicate key for most things that require a key. From cash boxes and padlocks, to garages, cars, motorbikes, boats and tractors. Also high security keys and coded car keys.


Giving you a choice of mechanical or laser engraving, Birros can engrave a host of items. We personalise gifts, inscribe plaques or identifying markers and trophies. We can also laser engrave photos onto gifts.


Need a trophy? We can supply a range of trophies and medals for all types of occasion. Don’t forget to get it engraved for the lucky recipient too!


For your security needs, Birros can supply locks, cash boxes, key safes, padlocks, safes, and so much more.

Brands we stock

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Our Colne shop

37 Market Street, Colne

The Birros story

Hello and welcome to the online home of Birro Shoe Repairs, providing quality work for over 35 years and 3 generations.

In 1980, after enjoying a successful career teaching shoe repair at colleges all over the North West, Brian Birro decided to set up his own Shoe Repair Shop in Barnoldswick using his years of experience and skill to fix any job big or small. Shortly after, Brian’s son David joined the business as an apprentice. Once David had learnt all he could from his father, David set up a new shop in Colne.

Over time the shops started offering more services such as key cutting, watch batteries and engraving.

Quite a while later with both shops running out of room to house all the equipment needed to provide all of the services offered, a second shop in Colne was opened solely concentrating on Car key cutting/programming and Trophies/Engraving. David’s two sons Daniel and Jack joined the family business not long after that, working between the 3 shops as needed. In October 2012 the main shop in Colne expanded meaning Birros could once again offer all our services under one roof.

We hope you enjoy our work as much as we enjoy doing it. If you have any questions or comments, or would like more information on the services we provide, please call us on 01282 869770.

Daniel Birro