About Us

John Francis Suit Hire in Manchester & Lancashire. Specialist for formal occasion wear.

We believe this years collection is our finest ever suits, jackets and waistcoats have all been carefully selected from Europe's best designers. We have extensive ranges of black tie evening wear through to morning suits for weddings. All can be complimented with our own range of exclusive accessories. We are a family run business so consequently the level of service is personal and unrivalled.

At John Francis Formal Wear we know that family weddings do not happen every week so brides & grooms need help and guidance with what can appear to be a maze of problems and obstacles. To help you with your arrangements we have answered some of the more frequently asked questions. Please see our FAQ's page. Specialist Services:


We are OPEN at the following times:  129-131 Lea Gate, Harwood. Bolton. BL2 4BQ. 

MONDAY:  9.30 - 4PM

TUESDAY:  9.30 - 5PM


THURSDAY:  9.30 - 5PM

FRIDAY:  9.30 - 4PM

SATURDAY:  9.30 - 4PM



We recommend making an appointment to try on wedding suits.


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