Talkington Bates


01494 680 228


Talkington Bates is a privately-owned contract caterer that was founded in 1998 by Janice Talkington and Paul Bates. The group started out as an events/outside caterer but swiftly switched its focus to the business and industry sector, where it concentrates on company head offices.

The Buckinghamshire-based caterer operates primarily in the South-east and South-west of England but is looking to expand geographically. At present, its most northerly client is in Northampton.

Key People:

Joint managing director and founder: Janice Talkington
Joint managing director and founder Paul Bates

Operating Data:

Turnover: £6.1m in 2005 (2004: £4.5m)
Number of contracts: 34 contracts
Number of staff: 210


3A Warwick Road