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Space extends capability with the acquisition of Holmes Catering Equipment


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Space UK, the parent company of Space Catering Equipment, has announced that it has acquired the assets of York-based Holmes Catering Equipment (HCE), in a move that instantly increases the range of turnkey catering and fit-out business solutions the growing group can provide. The Holmes name has long been established with the design and supply of quality catering solutions across ...
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Taste of Gloucestershire Awards


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Last month saw the return of the prestigious Taste of Gloucestershire Food and Farming Awards, held at Hatherley Manor Hotel and we are delighted that many friends of Space Catering have walked away with well-deserved top awards on the night. Congratulations go out to the team at Central Cross Cafe in Pittville park who won best Tea room, Cafe or ...
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Space Test: The Instanta 1501F Water Boiler


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As part of our commitment to sustainable solutions that save our clients money and reduce environmental impact we are continuously putting the catering equipment we recommend to the test, making sure it reaches our standards. A recent example is this case study, pitting the Instanta 1501F Water Boiler against a market leader in the Space staff kitchen which serves over ...
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Space install energy saving Winterhalter Commercial Dishwasher at University of Winchester


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David Morton, Catering Manager at the University of Winchester had two significant problems with his ware-washing operation at the busy Food Hall in the main campus. Firstly, his ageing commercial dishwashing was inefficient with poor wash results and ongoing maintenance costs that were becoming untenable.  Secondly, the old machine, fed from his hot water supply, was draining his boiler tanks ...
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How Green Is Your Kitchen?


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A recent report has detailed startling new research identifying the hospitality trade as the worst culprits for leaving appliances on when not in use. The research, carried out by energy company E.ON, showed that 57% of all catering or hospitality businesses are the most likely to leave their catering equipment on. Another significant find from the research found that 42% ...
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Space CEO Raises Over £1000 for Charity


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Space Catering CEO Mike Mellor has just returned from a grueling 335 mile sponsored cycle from London to Paris as part of the iLUKA fundraising team, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The trip took cyclists on a beautiful, meandering route through France, along quiet roads and the Somme Valley.  The final 10 miles into Paris were a challenge but ...
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A Royal Visit to the Space Kitchen at River Cottage


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Designing and equipping training kitchens is perhaps one of the more rewarding areas in which we work, creating spaces for the chefs of tomorrow to learn their craft from some of the best in the business. The cookery school and training kitchen at Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage was no exception and we thoroughly enjoyed working with Hugh and his team ...
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Restaurant Design in London


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Space Catering has recently opened a London office in the trendy design district on Lots Road, Chelsea to provide a convenient base for all our customers in the city and the South East. We have been working across the UK for nearly 15 years and have completed a number of turnkey hospitality design projects in London including a kitchen design ...

Pinteresting News from Space


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Here at Space we’ve been ‘pinning’ for a while now and we’d like to invite you to take a look at some of our boards and give us a ‘follow’ if you like what you see. On our Pinterest page you’ll find an eclectic mix of pin boards.  There’s some of what you’d expect such as our commercial kitchen design …

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More Fundraising News from Space


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Back in June a team of 4 from Space Catering took part in the Cotswold PLOD for Action Medical Research, setting a target to raise £1500 for this fantastic cause. Sian, Ian, Louise and Kenn (AKA SILK) completed the 40 miles in 17 and ½ hours, through darkness, rain, thunder, lightning, hailstones, thick mud and lots and lots of path-wide ...