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Harry Ramsden's, 'World Famous Fish and Chips', Otley Road (Guiseley)
Colour imageOctober 2003 Harry Ramden's chain of fish and chip restaurants is now world famous but it all started here on the 20th December 1928 when Harry Ramsden opened a tiny fish and chip shop with a capital of just £150. Within three years he had built a large restaurant with design features inspired by the Ritz Hotel. It boasted cut glass chandeliers and stained glass windows. Now Harry Ramsden's is an international chain with 170 outlets attracting 10 million customers annually. The company employs its own fleet of trawlers, chips 10 million pounds of Maris Piper potatoes per year and prides itself on the recipe for batter, which still remians a closely guarded secret.
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Harry Ramsden's, 'World Famous Fish and Chips', Otley Road (Guiseley)
Colour imageOctober 2003 View of Harry Ramsden's fish and chip restaurant on Otley Road, and the birth place of the world famous chain which has enjoyed 75 years of success. Huge advertising boards promote a christmas party, 3 course festive menu only £9.99 and an evening entitled Elvis - enjoy an evening with a tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll.
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Otley Road, Harry Ramsden's at night (Guiseley)
Colour imageUndated. Night-time view of Harry Ramsden's world-famous fish and chip restaurant on Otley Road, White Cross. Harry Ramsden (1888-1963) started the business in 1928 and soon built up a reputation for the quality of his food and for owning the largest fish and chip shop in the world, but it was not until after the business was floated on the Stock Exchange in 1988 that it became a chain of restaurants, which now boasts 170 outlets worldwide. In October 1999 it was bought by Granada Food Service company who in turn became the Select Service Partner (SSP) Ltd division of Compass. The business is now run by SSP in Weybridge, Surrey.
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White Cross Roundabout, Harry Ramsden's (Guiseley)
Black & White imagec1960. View of the White Cross Roundabout showing Harry Ramsden's fish and chip restaurant on the right and Bradford Road on the left. White Cross Motors can be seen in the background.
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