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Dublin Rowing Club – Custom Made Caps

‘Albert Prendergast’ has recently produced 17 caps for Dublin Rowing Club. These caps were custom made to Dublin Rowing Club specification and included their club badge on the front. And a commemorative ‘1977’ badge on the back of some of the caps. In addition, a small number of colours caps in cream were produced. If […]

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’40 Years On’ at Chichester Festival Theatre – 2017

Albert Prendergast has recently supplied 62 complete school uniforms for the Chichester Festival Theatre production of ’40 Years On’. This iconic play was written in 1968 by Alan Bennett and this spectacular production featured Richard Wilson along with a cast of many well established character actors. In addition, more than 60 local boys (and 1 […]

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How to use Collect+ as a delivery option.

Collect+ is a great delivery option for those for whom delivery to a home address could be problematic. With Collect+ you simply choose a local shop or supermarket and your parcel will be delivered there for you to collect at your convenience. Collect+ will even send a text or an email telling you when your parcel will […]

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Custom Trim Blazer

This is a blazer to which I was asked to add some additional trim. The blazer was sent to me with trim on only the pockets. I was able to arrange for additional trim to be applied to all of the edges. This included the ‘notched’ collar. A very striking results was obtained.

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‘Nothing’ At Glyndebourne

If someone you knew declared that life had no meaning, how would you convince them it does? That’s the question a group of teenagers ask themselves in Nothing, a compelling new youth opera by David Bruce that premieres at Glyndebourne in February 2016. ‘Albert Prendergast’ provided 50 bespoke jerseys and skirts for this prestigious production […]

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I Want Your Uniform

Do you have some interesting uniform that you no longer need or want? Do you have a pair of shorts that no longer fit? A cap or wool flannel blazer that you no longer need? A gymslip that you feel is not the right colour? Then let me know and providing your uniform is in good condition […]

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Mumsy Nanny Sonny And Girly

‘Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny And Girly’ is a low budget comedy / horror movie that was made in 1970. Like many similar movies of the period it has acquired a ‘cult’ following. Throughout much of the movie it features an adult male and female wearing school uniform. I was recently asked to supply a blazer and […]

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School Gymslips

A gymslip is a sleeveless tunic with a pleated skirt most commonly seen as part of a girl’s school uniform. The term gymslip primarily refers to athletic wear; otherwise the term pinafore dress (British English) or jumper dress (American English) is usually preferred. The introduction of the gymslip as female athletic wear is credited to […]

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Theatre Production – ‘Henry V’ by William Shakespeare at the Sydney Opera House

A call from the other side of the world has led to Adult Size School Uniform supplying several rugby jerseys for use in a new production of ‘Henry V’ by William Shakespeare. My jerseys were chosen because they have no logos and look and feel traditional.   The production will be touring around Australia throughout […]

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Bespoke Uniform & Costume at A.S.S.U.

I am now undertaking more and more bespoke uniform orders. From custom made blazers through to bespoke caps and more. I recently arranged for a couple of bespoke caps to be made for a client. This is the image I had to work from.  (The stag motif was originally a metal badge which the client […]

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