Poole's Pies

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Poole's Pies
Type Private
Industry Food Manufacturing
Founded 1847
Founder(s) Margaret Poole
Headquarters Wigan, England
Area served Northwest England
Products Pies and Puddings
Employees 50
Website http://poolespies.co.uk

Pooles of Wigan Ltd is a manufacturer of pies and puddings based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Distributed in Northwest England, its 300,000 square feet (28,000 m2) plant that can make up to 100,000 pies and pastries an hour.

History[edit]

Founded by Margaret Poole in 1847, it was later bought by Dave Whelan, the owner of JJB Sports and chairman of Wigan Athletic F.C. In March 2012 Whelan sold the company to former Holland's Pies Managing Director, Neil Court-Johnston.[1][2] who was also a former Director of Peter's Food Services in South Wales.[3] Poole's Pies became part of Country Style Foods in 2013.[4]

Sale at football grounds[edit]

Poole's supply their pies to Wigan Athletic. As of August 2012, they also sell pies at Keepmoat Stadium, home ground of Doncaster Rovers F.C.[5]

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