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Historic Fish & Chip Shop in Nelson SOLD

16 June 2022

Historic Fish & Chip Shop in Nelson SOLD

The sale of this fish & chip shop in Brierfield, Nelson was an absolute delight to oversee. The business has traded as a fish & chip shop since 1972 when a member of England’s World Cup winning squad of 1966 opened as Connolly’s Plaice. The down-to-earth footballer (John Connolly) was coming towards the end of his career following time at Burnley, Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United and so decided to open the business in 1972. You can find the business in it’s current guise at 114-116 Colne Road Brierfield Nelson BB9 5RQ trading as Connolly’s Chippy.

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Colin Bell Takes Over

This marks the third time we have completed the sale of the Nelson based fish & chip shop. The purchaser seems to be a perfect fit for the business and even possess a name well known in local football history. Mr. Colin Bell (no relation) will look to trade the business as it has always been ran, a solid community chippy. Above all we would like to wish the purchaser all the best with their new business. In addition, we would also like to with the seller all the best with all future endeavours.

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The Solicitors

Finally, we would like to thank the solicitors involved in the sale of the business. The purchaser instructed Mr. Paul McGladdery of Pearson Solicitors in Oldham. Mr. Richard Farnworth of Farnworth and Watson solicitors in Burnley was instructed by the seller to handle their legal paperwork.

Shops For Sale

If you are thinking of buying a business or setting up your own fish & chip shop please view our full listing here. We have hundreds of businesses for sale in the North-West of England to suit all business owner needs. If you just missed out on the sale of this takeaway in Nelson call us on 0161 233 9090 to discuss other listings. Likewise, you can find all of our recent sales stories by clicking here.

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