Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Food, Beverages And Tobacco In Specialised Stores
47.22 - Retail sale of meat and meat products in specialised stores

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
6 June 2014
Employment effect (start)
6 June 2014
Foreseen end date
30 June 2017


Recently established chain of butchers' shops "The Fat Butcher" has announced plans to expand its chain of shops. The first shop was opened in May 2014 in Shiremoor, North Tyneside and there are now plans to open 15 further shops over the next two years and another 10 the year after. The next store will be opened in St Helen Auckland, County Durham. The shop at Shiremoor has created a number of jobs and the expansion plans are expected to lead to the creation of 100 further positions.


  • 6 June 2014: Insider Media


Eurofound (2014), The Fat Butcher, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77196, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77196.