Welcome to Alterations Express

York’s Finest Alterations Service established 1999

Superior craftsmanship

For garments altered or repaired, our talented seamstresses and dressmakers can work wonders.

Local, reliable, trustworthy business

Conveniently located in the heart of York.

We are Alterations Express

We are York’s foremost experts specialising in all types of Garment Alterations from Bridal to Equestrian, from Casual to Bespoke Tailoring. Whatever your requirements, Alterations Express will suit your needs.
Why choose Us?

Why choose us?

We are passionate about providing a top quality service and our reputation and customer satisfaction are very important to us. We guarantee you will be happy with the results whether you choose our garment alterations or curtain making services.

Decades of experience

Decades of experience

With over 100 years of combined experience, our talented staff will fulfil your requirements to the highest of standard.

No job too small

No job too small

Whether it’s adding a buttonhole or a complete refit of a bridal gown, we can talk you through the best options available and discuss with you the ideal solution.

Type of works we can undertake

See below for the wide range of professional services we can offer

Jacket / Coat

Reline, Lift shoulder, shorten or lengthen sleeves, re-sizing in or out, shorten with vents

Trousers / Jeans

Take in or out waistline, shorten or lengthen, taper leg width, pocket re-line

Dress / Skirt

Hemlines, straps altered, waist & side seams taken in or out, replacement zips

Shirt / Blouse

Shorten or lengthen sleeves, adjust side seams & darts

Formal / Evening Wear

Altered in all aspects


Most repairs undertaken

Other works

Zip replacement, buttons, button holes & studs

Curtain Alterations

Our alteration service can transform those ready-made, affordable curtains that don't quite hang correctly into bespoke made curtains. Save money by buying 'off-the-peg' from your favourite retailer and then have them professionally and cost effectively altered by our experts to perfectly fit your home.

Get in Touch

Pop into our Fossgate shop or give us a call to find out how we can help you.

Call us: 01904 611400

Visit us: 10 Fossgate, York, YO1 9TA

Our opening times

Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4pm

A postal service for garment alterations is available upon request
Email: info@alterations-express.co.uk