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Visit the Largest Cash & Carry Showroom in the North!

Spread over two large units at the Kennerley Works site in Stockport, the Stephenson’s Showroom and Cash & Carry boast an unrivalled and ever increasing selection of tableware, disposables, bar sundries and cleaning products. 

The Showroom


Whether it’s a large-scale opening or just a crockery refresh, the Stephenson’s showroom is a place to physically see and feel the
latest products before making a decision. What’s more, knowledgeable staff are on hand to help every step of the way!


Our showroom space is filled with handpicked items that have been chosen to meet all needs; 
from budget buys to innovative new releases.
Customers are invited to spend as much time as they’d like liaising with our staff, and mixing and matching pieces to
create the best possible selection for their establishment.

  • Stephensons Cash & Carry Showroom, Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Stephensons Cash & Carry Showroom, Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Stephensons Cash & Carry Showroom, Stockport, Greater Manchester

Cash & Carry


To augment the Showroom is our Cash & Carry section, where over 6,000 lines are always in stock and ready to go.
So, if you’ve run out of blue roll on a Friday afternoon, or you need some straws stat, we’ve got you covered.


With specific sections for tableware, cleaning, bar equipment and more, the Stephenson's
Cash & Carry makes picking up the essentials a breeze!

  • Tableware, Catering Equipment and Disposables from Stephensons Catering Suppliers
  • Tableware, Catering Equipment and Disposables from Stephensons Catering Suppliers
  • Tableware, Catering Equipment and Disposables from Stephensons Catering Suppliers

 




Showroom Opening Times:

Monday 9am - 5:30pm
Tuesday9am - 5:30pm
Wednesday9am - 5:30pm
Thursday9am - 5:30pm
Friday9am - 5:30pm
Saturday9:30am - 3pm
SundayClosed

 

 

 




Travelling from the North

Once on the M60 follow signs for Stockport. At Junction 1 or 27 join the A6. Travel South following signs for Hazel Grove. We're located adjacent to the Alma Lodge Hotel.

Travelling from the South

If you're coming from the M6, at Junction 9 get onto the M56 then onto the M60 and follow directions above.

Stephensons Cash & Carry Location Map Greater Manchester

FOCUS

Focus on the most IMPORTANT thing. The one thing!

  1. 1860

    The company's founder Henry George Stephenson moved to Manchester, where he began selling pottery on the Salford Flat Iron Market.

  2. 1868

    Henry moved into Manchester's newly built Barton Arcade, opening the first Stephensons store.

  3. 1900

    The business is officially registered with Companies House as 'H.G. Stephenson Limited'.

  4. 1914

    Business continued to thrive until the advent of the Great War which brought major recession and limited supplies.

  5. 1918

    Henry dies leaving his sixth son, Ernest, to guide the business through the Great War.

  6. 1919

    Miss Anne Smith joined Stephensons aged 19. Anne worked for the company for 70 years to become the longest serving employee.

  7. 1939

    Harold Stephenson, son of Ernest, was elected to the board.

  8. 1940

    Stephensons halted retail operations after Barton Arcade suffered extensive damage during the first night of the 'Manchester Blitz'.

  9. 1945

    Barton Arcade reopened fully after the war, although supplies of anything more than plain white earthenware and basic glass remained virtually impossible to find until the 1970's.

  10. 1966

    Ernest retires at the age of 79, with his nephew Harold taking full control of the company.

  11. 1967

    After 99 years at Barton Arcade, Stephensons moved to the Kennerley Works site in Stockport.

  12. 1970

    Michael Stephenson, a fourth genration family memebr, becomes Managing Director.

  13. 1998

    Julian Lewis-Booth, Michael's eldest son, joins Stephensons as Sales Director.

  14. 2005

    Julian's brother, Henry, joined the business as Marketing Director and would later become Managing Director.

  15. 2006

    The Stephensons website is launched to propel the company into the 21st century.

  16. 2013

    The Kennerley Works site was expanded to over 30,000 square feet.

  17. 2015

    Stephensons acquire a 13,000 foot warehouse in Cheadle.

  18. Today

    Today, with over 150 years of proud history, the Stephenson’s story is still being written…