One of Preston’s most well-known fish and chip shops has closed and is now on the market.Advertisement
The Chip Inn, at Waterloo Terrace, was shut down by its owner Nigel due to retirement.
Auctioneers are now preparing to auction off the property in Ashton-on-Ribble.
The Auction House website states: “It’s a large corner end terraced building previously trading as an established fish and chip shop now vacant following retirement.”
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Prestonians have been sharing their memories on the Preston Past and Present Facebook group.
John Fleming said: “Grew up on Flett Street, was a regular there.”
Jason McMillan said: “My grandparents used to live about two blocks down on Waterloo Terrace so very fond memories. I always remember being given a chip whilst waiting in the queue.”
Michelle Eidsforth said: “My Nan lived in Hesketh Street and we always had a chippy supper every other Friday.
“I remember the chips and scraps very well.”
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It is due to be auctioned off on 13 February and has a guide price of £50,000.
In July last year it was raided with a man with a knife threatening staff and taking cash from the till.
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