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  • Published on: November 28, 2013

    Chester’s first clothing alterations and tailoring centre, the ZipYard, was officially opened by The Lord Mayor of Chester Jill Houlbrook. Ms Houlbrook, Chairman of Cheshire West and Chester Council, performed the ceremony by unzipping a specially made giant six foot zip. Owned by Shama Perveen the ZipYard is a brand new concept in garment alterations and tailoring services that is taking...

  • Published on: November 15, 2013

    Ripped footie shirts won’t cause any problems for Bedford Girls Under-12s now they have secured sponsorship from clothing repairs and alterations business The ZipYard Bedford. The Bedford High Street store has signed up to a sponsorship package that will see the ZipYard logo added to the team’s royal blue and black kit in time for the first games of the new football season. In...

  • Published on: November 12, 2013

    Richard McConnell, owner of The ZipYard in Lloyd Street Altrincham has been shortlisted for yet another national business award. So far in 2013 the owner of the ZipYard garment and alterations centre in Altrincham has been a finalist in British Franchise Association (bfa) franchisee of the year awards and was named as UK ZipYard Centre of the Year. Now he has beaten off stiff...

  • Published on: October 31, 2013

    Wilmslow’s first clothing alterations and tailoring centre, the ZipYard, was officially opened by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Friday 25th October. George Osborne, Conservative MP for Tatton, performed the ceremony by unzipping a specially made giant six foot zip. Wilmslow is the second ZipYard to be owned by Richard McConnell, who’s award-winning Centre in...

  • Published on: August 19, 2013

    Richard McConnell, owner of The ZipYard in Lloyd Street Altrincham has been shortlisted for a major national customer service award. He is no stranger to winning awards. Last year he won the covetedSaleand Altrincham Chamber of Commerce 'Start-up of the Year' award, and was awarded second place in both ‘Business of the Year’ and ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’...

  • Published on: July 15, 2013

    Staff at The ZipYard Bournemouth gave local residents a trip down memory lane dressing up as 70s TV character Zippy at the Winton Carnival. Five Zippys accompanied the garment alteration firm’s carnival float as it paraded through the Bournemouth suburb. Franchise owner Kevin Old says it was great to see his team getting involved: “Winton Carnival is always a lot of fun, and our...

  • Published on: June 24, 2013

    The new Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Brian White unzipped a specially made giant six foot zip at the Midsummer Place shopping mall to officially open The ZipYard garment repair centre at on Monday 17 June. Owned by Irish businessman Pat Fitzgerald, the ZipYard created two new local jobs and offers a wide range of alteration and tailoring services, all done on site by trained...