Walk for wellbeing: HJ Hall partners with Leicester-based mental health charity, LAMP

British sock designer HJ Hall is proud to announce it is partnering with
Leicester-based mental health and wellness charity, Lamp (Leicestershire
Action for Mental Health Project). Just in time for Mental Health Awareness
Week from 10-16 May 2021, and as part of Lamp’s walk for wellbeing
campaign, HJ Hall will be donating 10 per cent of all sales from its
ProTrek collection in July and August to Lamp, which provides free mental
health advocacy and carer advice for the community of Leicester,
Leicestershire, and Rutland.

With walking at the heart of the brand, HJ Hall’s specialty ProTrek socks
are crafted by experts in hosiery with quality and care. Offering different
styles for a range of activities – from light hikes to mountain climbing –
the ProTrek range prioritises comfort and durability so ramblers can enjoy
their walks and clear their minds. Each style boasts a reinforced heel and
toe with arch support and ankle bracing so feet stay fully cushioned from
countryside to mountain peak.

HJ Hall has been producing socks in Leicestershire since 1882 and,
alongside Pantherella, has grown to become the largest independent sock
manufacturer in the UK. Innovation, creativity and quality is at the core
of all HJ Hall does – which is why the ProTrek range has been a great

Joint Managing Director at HJ Hall, Andrew Townsin, commented

“We aredelighted to be joining forces with Lamp, another local charity to our
business here in Leicester. The heart of our brand has always been about
celebrating the great outdoors and enjoying the natural surroundings. With
this past year being a difficult year for many, we are delighted to be able
to champion this and raise money for a such a fantastic cause.”

Founded in 1989, Lamp provides free mental health and wellbeing advice to
its surrounding communities which has been especially crucial during the
global pandemic.

Shaun Johnson, Chair of Lamp, stated “We are so excited to have HJ Hall on
board as our charity partner for 2021. The pandemic had an unprecedented
impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing, and demand for our services 5th May 2021
has increased tenfold in the last year. We are so pleased to have the
support of such an established, leading brand in the wellbeing sector and
to see what our partnership can achieve in the coming months.”
HJ Hall’s ProTrek socks are available to purchase at www.hj.co.uk and
selected stores, retailing from £10.50.

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About HJ Hall – www.hjhall.com

The Hall family have been designing socks in Leicestershire since 1882.
This longevity is born through experience, enthusiasm, constant innovation
and design creativity and has allowed HJ to become the largest branded sock
company in the UK.

HJ Hall is endorsed by The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists for
their Softop & Health range of socks and has curated sock collections for
specialist sectors including outdoor socks, walking socks, flight socks,
diabetic and other health-related socks.
The first HJ Hall factory was built in 1882 in the rural farming community
of Stoke Golding, Leicestershire. It employed just 16 people and had a
monthly turnover of £32. Since then the company has established a
reputation for producing some of the most durable socks for trekking and


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