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Our Heritage

Established in 1945, Allsop & Pitts remains a family-owned company. As a business, we have been supplying, installing, and servicing commercial catering equipment from our Torquay base for over 75 years.


In recent years, we have successfully expanded our operation and area of coverage. Acquiring Cornwall Catering Equipment in 2016, and D L Spencer & Company Limited in Gloucestershire in 2023.

Our Philosophy

As a customer-focused company Allsop & Pitts treats all customers as individuals and focuses on their respective needs. Our team will strive to deliver a professional solution with passion, and discipline.

Our business has been built upon our reputation and exceeding customers’ expectations in everything we do is key to our ongoing success.

Chris Nowlan
Managing Director
Allsop & Pitts Group


With our diverse range of skills and experience, we can provide everything essential for any catering establishment.

Our in-house designs consider energy efficiency and sustainable solutions for commercial kitchen environments. From conception to completion, we offer our customers a complete service.

Our dedicated team of Area Sales Managers covers the southwest peninsular and is supported by our knowledgeable in-house sales team, based at our Torquay office.

At our Torquay showroom and warehouse, you will find a comprehensive stock of both capital and sundry catering equipment. Which can be delivered from our stock directly to your door.   Click here. Just One Call, We Do It All.

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We have one of the largest catering equipment showrooms in the UK stocking equipment from some of the world’s leading manufacturers. We can hold ‘live’ demonstrations within our showroom and manufacturer demonstrations are held regularly throughout the year.
We also have the facility to hold bespoke demos on request.

Our multi-skilled team of Catering Engineers provides our customers with reactive and preventative service coverage across the Southwest Peninsular 365 days of the year.

Our engineers are supported by our in-house service administration team and together strive to deliver a customer experience second to none. First-time fixes and minimizing equipment downtime are key to the ongoing success of our service division.

Allsop & Pitts have been consulting upon and designing Commercial Kitchens for over 75 years. When designing a successful kitchen due consideration should be given to the menu, utilization of space, and best work practices in conjunction with expert technical knowledge.

From our well-stocked Torquay showroom, we offer professional caterers a complete solution and we can supply everything a caterer needs delivered from our warehouse to your door.

Cornwall Catering Equipment has been designing and maintaining Commercial Kitchens since it was founded in 2007 by Peter Bragg and acquired by the Allsop & Pitts Group in 2016. CCE’s considered designs will give due consideration to energy efficiency, and sustainable solutions for commercial kitchen environments.

With a diverse range of skills and experience Cornwall Catering Equipment can provide everything that is essential for your catering establishment. From conception to completion and, from our warehouse to your door.

D L Spencer & Co

DLS was founded in 1992 by its name sake David Spencer and was acquired by the A&P Group in 2023. DLS offers a complete package to commercial caterers and as a business supply, service, and maintain commercial catering equipment in Gloucestershire and surrounding counties.