Top compliance accreditation for Space Catering


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Space Catering is pleased to announce that they have successfully achieved exor accreditation, demonstrating their ability to meet the rigorous pre-qualification requirements within the private and public sectors. The Gloucestershire based firm recently received accreditation from exor, whose standards are recognised as being amongst the highest in their industry. Ian Bidmead, MD, of Space Catering said, “We’re delighted to have …

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Feedback from York Racecourse


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One of the best parts of our job is seeing clients enjoy their new facilities long after we’ve left site and we regularly receive feedback from happy customers who have felt compelled to get in touch following completion of a project. One recent example is a letter we’ve received from William Derby, Chief Executive of York Racecourse where we have …

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Allsorts Longest Day


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Despite encountering large numbers of bulls and having to change clothes in the middle of a field, Space Group staff completed an all-day triathlon to raise money for Allsorts, and they still found the energy for a game of skittles afterwards. Space Group, based in Barnwood, asked its staff to take part in any of the three segments of its Longest …

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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 ...