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Space Group Win National Distributor of the Year at Catering Insight Awards


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The second annual Catering Insight Awards were held last Wednesday 30th November at The Underglobe London (underneath Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre) and Space Group enjoyed a night to remember. As well as a fantastic evening in a beautifully decorated setting, Space Group was honoured with the headline award of the night; National Distributor of the Year.  This award recognises ‘a major …

Nisbets PLC Take Stake In Space Catering (UK) Ltd


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Space Catering (UK) Ltd, the holding company of Space Catering Equipment, Space Interior Contracts, and Holmes Catering Equipment Solutions has announced that Nisbets PLC have taken a controlling stake in the company. Ian Bidmead, who has been Managing Director of the company since 2012 will continue in his post along with Louise Chuter and all of the senior management team.  …

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Introducing the ‘Space Station’


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Our ‘Space Station’ mobile coffee counter, which can be closed up around a sturdy hinged mechanism and locked when not in use, was on display on PKL Group’s stand at Hotelympia and attracted a lot of interest. The unit incorporates a sink, refrigerated storage and deli display, menu boards and ample storage in a single compact unit. PKL are the …

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 ...