History

Heritage

Our company benefits from a rich heritage that has been managing change for many of the UK’s major brands for 50 years. We’re proud to have been pioneers in creating some of the most influential and key advancements within our industry and we strive to remain at the cutting edge of modern day technologies to offer customers products and solutions which are second to none.

From our humble beginnings in 1966, our organisation has evolved and expanded to employ 600 staff and occupy over 1 million sq. ft. of office, manufacturing and warehousing space.

Today,  we offer a ‘one-stop solution’ for complete turnkey interior environments.

The Alan Nuttall Partnership Ltd timeline

1966 Alan D Nuttall launched his shopfitting business with £137, specialising in the design and manufacture of fixtures and display equipment and delivering shopfitting services for retailers and restaurants.

1975 Developed the first ever self-service system for fruiterers, which was adopted by supermarkets nationwide.

1976 Fruity Fruits was launched, to become a very successful retail business. When sold to The Co-op for £3.5m in 1989, it was the largest independent fruit and vegetable business in the UK, with 67 stores employing over 650 staff.

1986 Acquired CWS shelving factory in Dudley and launched the Store Fitting manufacturing division, a major supplier of retail fixtures and fittings for many High Street brands.

1993 Fresh Food Solutions division was launched at the Dudley site to become a major supplier of hot, cold and ambient food display equipment.

1997 Launched Project Solutions division to offer main and principal contracting and project management services for major retailers and commercial clients.

1999 Acquired Premier Signs in Rugby to offer signage, graphics and acrylic manufacture.

2004 Launched Foodservice Concepts division to offer design and manufacture of restaurant counters and complete foodservice solutions.

2005 Nuttalls won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for outstanding achievement in innovation with the invention of the pioneering TurboServe®, a self-serve hot cabinet utilising Patented technology.

2013 Foodservice Concepts division amalgamated into Fresh Food Solutions.

2015 The Alan Nuttall Partnership Ltd was established, making Nuttalls an employee owned business that cannot be sold.

2016 Celebrations and jubilation as the Partnership marked the fantastic first 50 years of success. The company has grown from a small display firm into a multi award-winning business, which counts many of the UK’s top retail and hospitality brands amongst its customers.

Today The Alan Nuttall Partnership Ltd is the largest, most diverse, employee owned shopfitting and interior solutions business in the UK. The Partnership is made up of 5 divisions namely Foodservice Solutions, Project Solutions, Refrigeration, Signage & Display and Store Fitting.