Knives, jars of chutney and even a forklift truck which once belonged to the year-old Bethlehem Street business are up for grabs. A public viewing of John Pettits butchers stock which is now up for auction. Jon Corken "I've been looking at the vacuum packing machines and the sausage fillers.
It's top quality equipment," he said. Poor old Mr Pettit must be devastated. A look around the abandoned former home of John Pettit's butcher's in Grimsby A dozen jobs were lost, with customers also left reeling at the closure, particularly those paying into the annual Christmas saving scheme.
Kingsbridge Corporate Solutions, who were appointed liquidators following the shock closure, instructed CJM Asset Management to launch an online auction of the butchery equipment, which ends at noon on Thursday. Former customer Martin Barnard, 62, from Laceby Acres, decided to have a look around a butchers he often visited as a child.
It's such a shame. I was always coming here as a young kid," he said. A public viewing of John Pettit's butchers stock which is now up for auction. Martin Barnard with the lot he bid on. Jon Corken "It was the Pettit tradition to come here every Saturday morning to get sausages and bacon. It's a shame for everyone concerned. I had a bit of a Delboy moment. I'm not sure the wife will be too happy. Jon Corken A list of the items on sale include: We take a look round the abandoned former home of John Pettit's butcher's in Bethlehem Street, Grimsby Four generations of the Pettit family had served hundreds of thousands of people from the Bethlehem Street base, which is understood to be leased to the company.
It had won countless awards, including seven Great Taste accolades, and was shifting three tonnes of sausages a week in its heyday. To view a full list of the items or to place a bid, click here. If you would like any more information about the auction sale, visit the CJM Asset Management website here.
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