Wilkinson Mobile Catering Systems is the UK's leading manufacturer of mobile catering units. Established in 1978, our family-run business prides itself on high quality craftsmanship, friendly customer service and value for money.









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Funny how things interconnect.

Possibly thanks to certain well-known websites and the effective abandonment of copyright, musicians can’t really make any money from record sales any more. As a result, musicians are returning to the idea of going on tour as a means of earning a living.

That is leading to an increase in music festivals. Naturally, people who go to music festivals have to eat, so there’s a need for food. And because festivals usually take place in open fields, that food has to be provided by mobile catering units.

How 2 brothers in their 30s built a booming London pizza chain out of 2 credit cards and a van

LONDON — If you look at them today, it might seem like James and Thom Elliot, 30 and 33 respectively, have it together.

The brothers are the founders of the Pizza Pilgrims chain, which has six locations in London, and has been named as one of the must-eat places to eat pizza around the world.

But Pizza Pilgrims had humble and, at times, haphazard beginnings.

Mobile catering business in a horsebox wins Countryside Alliance accolade

An advocate of local food has won plaudits for setting up a quirky mobile catering business that offers the best of North Wales produce.

Caroline Dawson from Nercwys, Flintshire, was named runner-up in the Local Food category at this year’s Countryside Alliance Wales Awards, Cardiff.

Her business, the wonderfully named “Fodder in the Field”, provides a shabby chic catering service at outdoor events, from shows to weddings – all served from a converted a 1971 Rice horse trailer.

Since launching 18 months ago, bookings have taken off: the business quickly found itself in demand from customers who want to combine the unconventional with a local food ethos.

A MOBILE catering van in Chepstow

A MOBILE catering van in Chepstow move to a new location in the town if Monmouthshire planning chiefs approve.

This application seeks permission to site a static food/catering van within the car park of Severn Bridge Social Club in Bulwark.

A Cambridgeshire chef has set up a unique crowd-funder to get his street food dreams on the road.

Colby Smith, 31, from Ely needs £2,000 to refurbish his catering van with new gas and electric equipment that would see his business idea literally up and running.

Every donation will be worth its weight in curry once the business is established. For every £10 you give him he’ll give you a voucher for a Thai main, spring rolls and drink.

Family run burger van wins top prize in Reading Festival catering awards

A FAMILY-RUN burger company was sat at the top of the table for Reading Festival’s Alfresco Awards.

Reading Borough Council-run awards recognise the highest standard of food hygiene and the best managed outlet at the festival.

George’s Campsite Cafe and Burger Grill beat the competition by scoring top marks in the awards for outdoor caterers.

Louise Rogers, representing George’s Campsite Café, said: “We are absolutely delighted with our award. This is a family-run business and our success is down to a combined family effort.

Gourmet Express Mobile Catering's expansion project

Bavarian Oktoberfest culture fan Stefan Schenkelberg wants to expand his Rainer's Bavarian Grill kitchen with a portable bar - but needs £4,800 by 31 January.

Stefan Schenkelberg and his wife Regina launched their crowd-funding campaign for Rainer's Bavarian Grill mobile beer bar last week. They are two icons of the Bavarian summer - the Bratwurst and a cold steiner.

The Proper Food and Drink Festival attracts thousands of hungry foodies to Cramlington

Stalls lined up around Seven Oaks Park, selling Middle Eastern street food and crepes to faithful from Northumberland and beyond

Crowds gather at The Proper Food and Drink Festival in Cramlington, Northumberland

Thousands of food lovers ate their way around the Proper Food and Drink Festival, which came to Cramlington for the first time.

Food van to visit Park Community School in Havant

A Havant school will have its very own meals on wheels service.

The food van will be used to serve students at Park Community School hot food outside during morning break and lunchtimes.

Cornish Oven adds to fleet

Pool-based bakery, Cornish Oven, has added two new catering vans to its fleet.

Established in 2000, the bakery now has four shops in Pool, Camborne, Illogan and Helston, and a fleet of vans delivering fresh sandwiches to offices across Cornwall.

The two new ‘Jiffy’ vans bring Cornish Oven’s fleet up to seven in total, and are specially designed for delivering hot and cold food, featuring heated and refrigerated sides and a hatch for service.

Dorking business woman brushes off double redundancy to set up own venture

A DORKING woman has bounced back from being made redundant twice in 18 months by setting up her own mobile sports catering venture.

Caroline Dabney, who has lived in Dorking for 20 years and is a keen road cyclist and tennis player, set up AllezNutrition, a mobile sports café which can be found in a Shere car park at weekends and bank holidays.

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