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Gymphlex History: The top 5 memorable moments in our incredible history

Added 14 Apr 2014 by GFORCE

Gymphlex has an incredible history dating back over 100 years to 1906 and here's our top 5 memorable moments! -

1929 - Our very own sports shop

Sports Ltd was part of the family's business, selling specialist sporting equipment and clothing.

1930 - The Scotland Rugby team choose Gymphlex

The Scotland rugby team choose Gymphlex as their official kit supplier. Pictured here the Scottish rugby team have a team photo at Twickenham following a successful year, with the founders son, Harry Greenlees, playing at fly-half.

1978 - Mrs Thatcher meets Gymphlex

Mrs Thatcher meets our current managing director James Greenlees as a child aged 10 at our Leicester based factory.

1980 - Prince Charles chooses Gymphlex

Prince Charles chooses Gymphlex for his polo team.

1990 - Gymphlex expands to Japan and the USA

Gymphlex first exports to Japan and the USA. Which later resulted in a £500,000 order from Japan.

Want to learn more about our History? Then visit our Heritage page here.

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