YDS Boots FAQ's


Where are the products produced?


YDS Boots are designed and produced in our Turkish factory in Ankara, with product development from the team in the UK.  Sales, marketing and distribution is operated from our UK base in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire.  Each boot is tested rigorously to ensure they are of the highest quality before they reach our customers. 


How can I find a stockist?


Click on 'find a stockist' on the footer of our website and you will be asked to submit your details and location.  You will be personally contacted and informed of the most appropriate stockist (as stockists product range can vary depending on their specialty).  You may be asked about your workplace site conditions in order to ascertain the most appropriate footwear, and even in some cases we can set up a footwear trial.  It is worth discussing safety footwear for a workplace with one of our experts in order to make the most informed choice.  If you are looking to buy single pairs on the internet we will send you a full list of online vendors.


Can we try before we buy?


We have a network of retailers nationwide and internationally click on 'find a stockist', enter your details and we will advise you of your nearest outlet.


What is your returns policy?


End users - If the footwear is faulty please return it to the retailer where you made the purchase.

Distributors - Please refer to our returns policy click here 


Can I buy online?


There is a 'trade only' section on this website that enables buy online for authorised stockists.  Distributors can register to buy online.  If you want to buy YDS for your own use you will need to visit the website of a distributor who stocks YDS products.  Enter your details here and request guidance on a suitable distributor. 


Where are the boots tested?


Every YDS product is tested independently by the SATRA Technology centre to the directive for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive NO.89/686/EEC and carries the CE mark accordingly.   We also have a full SATRA accredited testing laboratory located within the factory.


How do I become a distributor?


In order to become a YDS stockist in a specific area you must be approved by a regional sales manager.  Click on 'register as a distributor' to fill out the application form.