After a major restoration project completed in 2011, Watts Gallery was officially opened by HRH Prince Charles. Visitors were once again able to experience stunning works of art whilst wandering through the atmospheric historic galleries and studios. However, Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village knew it needed to match quality refreshments with its new surroundings, so it turned to UCC Coffee UK & Ireland to help them create the perfect coffee offer for its Tea Shop.
With the latest fitness craze - trampolining - gaining popularity across the UK, Andy Ince, director of Energi, saw an opportunity to open an arena in Preston. With over 100 trampolines, the idea to open a space to provide refreshment, a spot to refuel and a place to watch all the action, was a clear opportunity to increase revenue.
The Venus Company, which began life at Blackpool Sands in South Devon, has been keeping beachgoers fed and watered with delicious food and drink for 21 years. Now with six beachside café and takeaways, the family run business understands the importance of good service and providing a varied café and takeaway menu. It prides itself on serving locally sourced, tasty food with minimum impact on the environment and an emphasis on sustainability.
Family-owned Pimbo Garden Centre in Upholland, Lancashire has doubled its turnover since David Rigby and his brother Andrew, took over the business in 2002. But, given the seasonality of gardening, there was also the opportunity to drive footfall throughout the rest of the year. And so, Rigby’s Café - an informal destination for gardeners, walkers and locals - was born.
Name: Seven Artspace
Location: Chapel Allerton, Leeds