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Traditional Fish and Chip Shop Sale Completes

9 January 2020

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the sale of this traditional fish and chip shop in Rossendale. You can find Steph’s Cottage chip shop at 242 Bacup Road Rossendale BB4 7LG. There have been some exciting changes made to the business since the sale completed in December 2019. You can find all of our recent sales stories here.

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“The new proprietor Chris Haddock grew up with food and pies. Often Chris could be found at his grandma’s side helping with lunches of sandwiches on fresh bread, sausage rolls, proper chips and assortments of fine miniature pies. Moreover, at his grandma’s side, he learned the techniques from Harrison and Brenda Haddock’s ‘Pork Shop’ Ramsbottom established in 1878. As Brenda lost her sight she taught him how she could use her other senses to make the perfect pastry. ‘‘I don’t have to see ‘em I can hear them when I shake the basket’’.”

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Elaine Ashworth and her daughter Janine; Elaine had the shop with her husband Tash


“Geo Lewis at 237 Bacup Road was in place as early as 1909 with our very own Cottage at 242 supplying the finest dressed tripe from Mr Jas Taylor. The 1960s saw the Fish frying move to The Cottage. Then through the 1990’s and into this century, the unique and personable style of Richard ‘Tash’ Ashworth made the shop a firm favorite in Rossendale.”

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Following the sale of the Rossendale fish and chip shop the new owner will re-open as The Cottage by Haddock. The 3rd of January marked the opening. We would like to wish Chris all the best with his new business. You can find Chris’ menu by clicking Here.

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