Brixham Trawler Agents

Around the breakwater 50°24.3'N 3°30.7'W

Brixham Ice Plant


2014 saw the completion of Brixham's new ice plant  by a Norwegian company Finsam http://www.frionordica.com/index.php/en/ keeping the tradition of ice suplied from Norway.

In the early 1900's Ice came from the Norwegian ice field's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_field

The ice plant at present produces 60 tons of plate ice in 24 hours supplying local fishing boats, visiting boats from all over Europe and fish merchants. Ice has also been supplied to Farmers used for making Ice rinks and even for weddings.

 

Opening times

SUNDAY 17.00 TO 20.00

MONDAY 07.00 TO 16.00

TUESDAY  7.00 TO 20.00

WEDNESDAY 07.00 TO 16.00

THURSDAY 07.00 TO 20.00

FRIDAY 7.00 TO 16.00

 

ICE ON SATURDAY MORNING BY BOOKING ONLY

 

 

ICE WILL BE AVALIABLE OUTSIDE THESE TIMES

PLEASE CONTACT PHIL ALLEN ON 07528 109844 OR 01803 857789

(PLEASE NOTE 24 HOURS NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN FOR ICE OUTSIDE NORMAL WORKING HOURS )

 

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