Our family business was established in 1956 and we have been operating from the same store ever since. Our aim is to continue providing and improving the high standards of service alongside the great product ranges that we are proud to offer.
We are proud to be an independent family run business, and with your help look forward to many more years.
Pre 1956 - Douglas Read was established by Mr G Douglas Read
1956 - Leonard & Evelyn Davis
1975 - Mike & Diana Davis
2006 - Douglas Read celebrated its 50th Birthday
2007 - Ben & Tim Davis
2010 – Douglas Read changed trading name to Reads
2013 – Website ‘Coastal Soles’ was launched
2018 - Shop trading name back to where we began 'Douglas Read'updated logo of the shop and the launch of this website