1955

  1. Business started by Grandfather, Stewart Collins

    Location was Main Street Coatbridge

  2. 1970

  3. Business taken over by father Stewart Collins

  4. 1979

  5. Home delivery service launched

  6. Stewart Collins purchased current shop in Muirhead

  7. Stewart Collins with prize heifer

  8. 1997

  9. Sold business in Coatbridge to manager William Wilson

  10. 1999

  11. Accepted into Q Guild of Butchers – “A” Rated EFSIS (European Food Safety Inspection Service)

  12. 2001

  13. Stewart Collins joined the business

  14. 2006

  15. Slimming range introduced

  16. 2008

  17. West of Scotland Pork Sausage Champion

  18. Website launched

  19. 2009

  20. Fraser Collins joined the business

  21. 2010

  22. Butcher Shop of the Year: Runner-up

  23. Our old premises before construction

  24. Extension of new premises completed

  25. Smithfield Awards – 6 awards

  26. 2011

  27. Butcher Shop of the Year: Runner-up

  28. Traditional Steak Pie: West Of Scotland Champion

  29. Social media launched

  30. West of Scotland Steak Pie Champion

  31. 2012

  32. Scottish BBQ Championship Gold: Rib Eye Steak

  33. Winner of Butcher Shop of the Year

  34. Invited to BBC Good Food Show

  35. Smithfield Awards – 9 awards

  36. 2013

  37. World Pie Championship Gold: Runner-Up

  38. Winner of Smithfield Awards: Low Fat Beef Links + Ultimate Burger

  39. Butcher Shop of the Year: Runner-up

  40. Gold Card launched

  41. 2014

  42. Winner of Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards: Best Food at Drink

  43. New website launched

  44. Click & collect launched

  45. Online ordering launched

  46. Refer a Friend rewards programme launched

  47. Winner of Lanarkshire Business Excellence Award