Purdey New Workshop

The space and light to weave magic

Purdey guns: a London tale

Purdey guns have always been handcrafted in London.

Throughout the nineteenth century, they were manufactured centrally: first in the small shop on what is today known as Wardour Street. Then on Oxford Street, at number 314 (they were sold from 315, next door). And finally from North Row, just one road away, when our shop moved to its Audley House home.

A century and more in the west

At the dawn of the twentieth century, Purdey gunmaking moved west. From 1900 to 1950, our factory could be found on Irongate Wharf, close to Praed Street in Paddington. After a spell on the Great West Road, in a site acquired by the great Harry Lawrence, in 1979 our craftsmen moved to west London Felgate House.

A palace of gunmaking

Over the past two years, the site has been completely rebuilt. Until June 11th when our new workshop – Felgate House- was opened.

Complete with its own indoor shooting range, Felgate House allows us to pattern test shotguns and regulate rifles on site. But most importantly, it gives our actioners, stockers, locksmiths and engravers the space and light they need to weave magic.


Our Gunroom team at Audley House in Mayfair would be delighted to meet you and discuss your requirements

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