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Victor ’s Heritage

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Victor is steeped in history and tradition. Since it’s inception more than 70 years ago Victor has overcome economic shifts through its persistence to thrive and grow. The name Victor literally means “Winner” and that’s what Victor has done over time to become one of the UK’s leading catering equipment manufacturers. Victor has served as a beacon of light in the catering world with many innovations and continued investment in staff and machinery to provide quality equipment for its customers.


Victor had humble beginnings manufacturing steel paint cans and teatowel dryers in the 1940’s.


As the hospitality industry in the 60’s started to develop, Victor responded by producing hot cupboards and other serving equipment.


Our Caribbean range of equipment accepts the CEDA Caterer & Hotel Keeper Equipment Award at Hotelympia.


Optimax SQ awarded Carbon Trust approval to the Energy Technology List.


Victor beats the downturn growing turnover by 37% in a time of economic crisis, earning commendation by the London Stock Exchange.


Our brand continues its success and expands with the opening of 2 new facilities and investment in our people.

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Our head office, manufacturing and distribution facilities, based in Bradford UK, are equipped with modern precision computer-aided equipment, operated by a highly skilled workforce. In common with all of our standard products our progressive product development, using our in-house research and development facilities, ensures Victor food service equipment meet the ever-changing needs of the catering industry. Victor supply equipment to some of the UK’s largest companies and groups in many market sectors, including restaurant and hotel groups, retail chains, contract catering operators, education, offshore and Ministry of Defense installations. Additionally Victor supply equipment around the world with recent projects including Emirates lounge Dubai, Hilton Hotel Dubai, Marriott Bay resort Fiji and Abu Dhabi future schools project. The entire range of Victor products are all handled and managed efficiently through the company’s comprehensive network of local, national and international distributors. Since 2012/13 the company turnover has grown by over 51%, and Victor has increased its workforce by over 15%. This growth was recently praised by the London Stock Exchange, following an audit of over 3 million SME’s, Victor was cited as ‘one of Britain’s most inspiring companies’. Financially secure, generated profits are reinvested back into the business for product development, improvement to facilities and systems. The day to day business is run by 4 directors, giving Victor the freedom to move forward without restraint and produce some of the most technologically advanced products on the market.

Victor Manufacturing Ltd Lonsdale Works Gibson Street Bradford BD3 9TF England Tel: +44 (0)1274 722125 Fax: +44 (0)1274 307082