Attleborough fish and chip shop, which was destroyed by fire, reopens

People waiting outside, along with Attleborough town crier Alan Austin, for Woody's Fish Bar to reo

People waiting outside, along with Attleborough town crier Alan Austin, for Woody's Fish Bar to reopen. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant

A popular fish and chip shop has reopened - much to the delight of the community - nine long months after it was destroyed by a fire.

Woody's Fish Bar in Attleborough, which has reopened after a fire. Picture: Rebecca Murphy

Woody's Fish Bar in Attleborough, which has reopened after a fire. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant

Despite the wet and cold weather, dozens of people waited outside of Woody's Fish Bar, on Church Street, Attleborough, ready to once again be able to order their favourites.

First in line was Carol Kidd, who said she was a regular customer before the blaze ripped through the shop during the evening of Saturday, February 27.

She said: 'I am going to order cod and chips two times. I used to come here all the time. I am definitely glad it is back. It is the best.'

Town crier Alan Austin announced the reopening of the shop as the doors opened at 12pm.

Staff hard at work at Woody's Fish Bar in Attleborough, which has reopened after a fire. Picture: Re

Staff hard at work at Woody's Fish Bar in Attleborough, which has reopened after a fire. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant


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Mr Austin said: 'The youngsters like it. It is nice for it to be open again. We have got to support the town.'

The shop, which is owned by Cenk Yildiz and his wife Gulseven, has a different layout inside and will have a fresh fish counter and will sell kebabs.

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