Franchisee of the Year Finalist 2013: The ZipYard

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ZipYard_logoFollowing the brand's success in Ireland, Richard McConnell bought his ZipYard franchise in 2011 and set up the first ZipYard n England. Based in Lloyd Street Altrincham, the concept brings onsite repairs and alterations to the high street in purpose-designed premises with fully trained staff. The business has exceeded all expectations.

After just 12 months trading McConnell won Start up Business of the Year in the Sale and Altrincham Chamber of Commerce annual awards and was named 2012 ZipYard Franchisee of the Year. He is a finalist in the customer services category of the 2013 bfa Franchisee of the Year awards and will find out the result later this month.

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