Toye, Kenning & Spencer has manufactured military and civilian accoutrements for over 300 years. ‘Accoutrements‘, derived from 16th century French, are outfits, apparel or equipment other than arms and dress. Le accoutrer was the sacristan who robed the clergyman.
Today Toye, Kenning & Spencer combines craftsmanship with technology to produce a wide range of uniforms and accoutrements for British and overseas military, homeland security and emergency services. It also provides a clear identity for schools, universities and corporate clients, including major airlines, retailers and security firms. The company’s long history of craftsmanship also benefits historical re-enactment societies and theatrical and film production companies.
Toye, Kenning & Spencer can supply the complete clothing solution for organisations large and small. It can apply its expertise to a bespoke ceremonial officer’s uniform or a large scale supply contract for combat or corporate dress. Metal, embossed, embroidered and woven badges, medals and medal ribbons, buttons, hats and caps, accoutrements, ceremonial equipment and even mine field tape are supplied to governments worldwide.
Toye, Kenning & Spencer is an approved British Ministry of Defence supplier [AQAP 4 Standard] and is quality management assessed to the BS EN ISO Standard. It holds a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen and manufactures honours, decorations and medals presented at investitures. It is sole supplier of the Order of The British Empire emblem which allows members of the Order [GBE, KBE, DBE, CBE, OBE, MBE] and BEM holders to wear in their daily lives a representation of their honour with pride.