Thornton Henleys Clothing Ltd
Company typePrivate
Founded1996; 28 years ago (1996)

Henleys was a men's and womenswear brand based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Company history

Henleys was established in 1996 by Ben Luscombe,[1] and Simon Peters became a partner in 2000.[2] It is a private limited company (Henleys Clothing Limited). Starting out as a men's shirt brand, the Henleys range branched out into casual wear in the late 1990s, followed by a ladies' range in 2002.

Henleys was placed 76th in the Sunday Times Fast Track Top 100 companies in 2009, with an annual sales growth of 63%.[3]

Henley's went into Administration in 2011.[4][clarification needed]



  1. ^ "The Drapers Interview Ben Luscombe". Drapers Online.
  2. ^ "On the crest of a wave". Crains Manchester Business. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Henleys in The Fast Track Top 100". Fast Track Top 100. Archived from the original on 24 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Whose Gone Bust".