Who Are We?

Classic Black Range on a table
*Image shows our Classic Black range of Melamine Dinnerware accompanied by Polycarbonate Drinkware and Salem Cutlery. All manufactured by ourselves to the highest standard.

Your catering supplies and kitchen equipment specialist.


1956 Catering Supplies is the UK's premier independent manufacturer and supplier of catering supplies and kitchen equipment. Operating in the UK out of our expansive warehouse in Sheffield we provide high-quality, affordable catering supplies delivered the very next day.


Sheffield has a proud local heritage in the manufacturing industry and is world-renowned, especially for its steel. We are pleased to base ourselves in an area of England steeped in tradition. Sheffield is also an industrial powerhouse with ideal transportation links providing us with access to a versatile and robust delivery network.


Through our 1956.catering website, we supply an extensive range of high-quality professional catering supplies and commercial kitchen equipment. This includes vitrified and melamine crockery, glass and polycarbonate drinkware, bar supplies, food storage solutions, everyday kitchen essentials, and much much more.


We supply both individuals with a passion for cooking as well as a broad range of businesses including hotels, pubs, bars, restaurants, schools, clubs, and cafes. Our extensive range of products is manufactured with a focus on quality craftsmanship and a dedication to delivering the best in the industry.

Our product range.


Our expansive catalogue comprises of several thousand stocked product lines covering a wide range of catering needs. All supported by expert staff on hand to meet your catering needs.


Our full range includes:

  • Bar Supplies
  • Bakeware
  • Cleaning Equipment
  • Chefs Clothing
  • Commercial Kitchen Appliances
  • Drinkware
  • Kitchenware
  • Modular Steel Furniture
  • Tableware
Various Stainless Steel Pans

Why choose us?


As an independent supplier, 1956 Catering Supplies has the freedom to stock only the best products, manufactured by ourselves, or from leading brands such as Smeg Commercial, Lodge, Maestrowave, Valira, and Sharp. Combined with an unparalleled level catering industry knowledge, gained through years of manufacturing high-quality catering products, we're ideally placed to provide you with the right products, advice and guidance to drive your business forward.


If you're looking for high-quality, affordable catering supplies, simply use the advanced search feature on our website or give our team a call on 01143 520142. We will help you find exactly what you need.