Battye’s secret batter recipe for a special fish and chip shop

When the recession started battering Neil Battye’s building business, he decided the time had come to start battering fish instead – particularly as his wife Jo and their respective families had past experience in running fish and chip shops and catering...

Ex-chippie opens brand new chippy

We don’t know what Derren Richardson puts on his passport as his profession. Chippie, or chippy owner? He used to work in a fish and chip shop, then became a joiner, and now he’s returned to the business he swore he’d left for good. But this time it’s his own...

Blue chip opportunity for Gloucestershire couple

Steve and Litsa Kyriacou have shown that, even after taking a few years out, the knowhow for running a successful fish and chip shop business never disappears. They proved this when they identified a chippy called Deep Blue at Bradley Stoke in Bristol that wasn’t...
Space-age look for a traditional catering outlet

Space-age look for a traditional catering outlet

They say that every cloud has a silver lining, but the effects that Hopkins Catering Equipment achieved with a refit of a fish and chip shop in Weston-super-Mare provided some dramatic back-lit effects in blue, with one of their latest energy-efficient counter frying...

The freshest fish in Cornwall

190 Degrees West is a good clue as to the geographical location of one of the many fish and chip shops for which we’ve provided our specialist lease financing. It’s the name of a chippie at Sennen in Cornwall, only a couple of miles from Land’s End. Hence the name of...

Buoyant fish sales keep the chippy sector afloat

We just love fish and chips at Johnson Reed. And it seems the rest of the nation does as well. A new survey has revealed that 70 per cent of local chippy businesses are stating that turnover is the same as, or increased on, last year. The survey, conducted by CS...