Lords The Caterers were established in 1934. There will be few people in the area who haven’t sampled food prepared and served by Lords The Caterers, based in Whitworth near Rochdale.
The company is now run by the fourth generation family. The present family team consists of the late Fred Lords’, son, Brian Lord, daughter, Christine Brownlie and son-in-law Gordon Brownlie.
Millie Lord started the business in a small confectioners shop premises in Whitworth in 1934. Son Fred Lord transferred to larger premises in 1952 to the 3 story ex Co-op bakery in Whitworth expanding his growing catering business. In June 2011 Lords moved again, the new headquarters of Lords is only 20 yards away in Springbank. The new premises are purpose designed with efficient, modern, high standard kitchens, and exceed all stringent requirements to offer a first class professional service. The move enables us to provide a variety of outside catering services from elegant buffets, to delicious banquets and gourmet hot meals not forgetting our famous ‘Potato Pie Supper’.
Some of the prestigious clientele Lords have served are Her Majesty the Queen, Princess Margaret and Pope John Paul, together with a trio of Prime Ministers - Harold Wilson, Edward Heath and John Major.
We continue to serve many modern celebrities amongst them Sir Alex Ferguson CBE, Barry McGuigan MBE, William Roache MBE, Julie Goodyear MBE, Sam Aston and many other members of the Coronation Street cast.
On speaking at a function at a local Football Club, Uri Geller demonstrated his skill by bending our spoons.