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History of W.W. Winter, Derby

Winter’s studio is the longest running photography business in Britain. We are a friendly, family run studio and have been trusted by generations of Derby families.

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1852

Monsieur Emmanuel Nicolas Charles opens his photography business at 2 Midland Road.

1864

In 1864 Walter William Winter takes on the business trading as W.W.Winter Late E.N.Charles.

1867

W.W. Winter buys land opposite the original studio and creates a purpose built daylight studio with rooms for daylight printing, retouching, galleries and customer waiting rooms.

1910

In 1910 Winter sells the business to Henry Bernard Sheppard and William Henry King. The business remains in the King family today!

1930

The Partnership between King & Sheppard is dissolved, with King buying out Sheppard.

1945

Hubert Weston King joins W.W. Winter as an apprentice.

1947

W.H. King retires. His son, Austin King becomes Managing Director.

1975

Austin King dies. Hubert King becomes Managing Director.

2017

Winter’s celebrates 150 years at 45 Midland Road with an exhibition at Derby Museums for FORMAT 2017 photography festival.

2018

The W.W. Winter Heritage Trust is formed. The Trust aims to preserve the historical legacy of Winter’s and its archive.

2021 – Now You!

Visit us! We’re still at 45 Midland Road, feel free to pop in at any time!

Our family has been going to Winters for the last three generations,spanning about 40 years. We always receive brilliant service and realquality photos, you get what you pay for! Thank you.

– Sid Bola (Google Review)

Great service provided, really impressed and would highly recommend this company.We had photos taken of our baby today and the lady was extremely helpful and patient as it’s not the easiest of tasks!

– Yas Hussain (GooGLe review)

I asked for a photo restored that was not in the best condition of my dad in his military finery in a close side profile. It was over 80 years old and they not only restored it better than I could imagine! It was enlarged too.

– Mark Lee (Local Guide – Google)

Really friendly and helpful service when I need a photo meeting very specific requirements for a Visa application, at short notice too.

– James Duncan (Local Guide – Google)

Get In Touch

Interested in our photography? Contact us now and let us take care of the rest!

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About Us

Contact us via email or by phone to arrange an appointment or to allow us to talk through our service options in more detail.

01332 345224 office@wwwinter.co.uk
Opening Hours 

[Subject to Government Covid-19 guidelines]

Tuesday      –   9am to 3pm
Thursday   –   9am to 3pm
 Friday          –   9am to 3pm 
Saturday    –   9am to 2pm
(Other times can be scheduled by appointment)

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