About Us

About Us

From Gary Dilworth, Managing Director:

GMD Catering (Equipment) Ltd is a family owned business where we take a friendly and individual approach to customer care.

Over many years we have gained an extensive knowledge of the catering equipment and commercial refrigeration market and, working with a network of reliable local businesses and experts, we are able to ensure all of our catering and refrigeration equipment is well prepared and presented.

If you are interested in any particular piece or type of equipment and want to know a little more about it, just give us a call and ask. All our reconditioned equipment is available for you to look at and see in action at our workshop, so whether your interest lies in starting a new business, or adding us to your existing suppliers, we are always happy to help.

At GMD Catering we strive to develop long-term relationships with every customer, and believe that the help and advice that we provide throughout the buying process and afterwards is second to none, and indeed what will bring you back to us again. So whatever your needs are, call us now to see if we can help!

Call us on: 01204 382700.

Email [email protected]

Facebook Messenger: http://m.me/gmdcatering

Our Services

We provide a full equipment supply & installation service for catering equipment and refrigeration to suit all types of business. Our services include:

  1. New & Used Equipment Supply

    Buy the most respected brands of catering equipment and refrigeration with us. We can supply and fit in to your premises locally and further afield. Buy brand new or refurbished/preloved equipment by browsing our online catalogue or by contacting us for advice

  2. Service, Repair & Maintenance

    On or off site repair to catering and refrigeration equipment by our technicians.

  3. Shop Fitting & Design

    We offer a full shop-fitting, measuring and design service. A full start-to-finish service to help you get your business started up or refreshed with our brand new or second hand equipment, according to your budget and remit.

  4. EHO/Workplace Hygiene Compliance

    Audit your compliance to current Environmental Health standards and get advice and help to fix any outstanding issues to make sure your business is highly rated by compliance officers.

  5. Kitchen Ventilation

    Ensure the ventilation and air flow of your kitchen space is maximised and your workspace is at a manageable temperature to enable you to work comfortably with products such as our canopy extraction systems.

There are thousands of possibilities for your business! Remember, with GMD Catering there are no account managers, no receptionists to get past to speak to us. Our managing director Gary will deal with you personally and with our approachable service you will find nothing is out of the question. We deal with leading suppliers in the field to bring you quality and affordable products, along with our expert fitting and service to help your business thrive, without breaking the bank.

Relationships are important to us

Most national or regional catering companies allow you to buy direct from their catalogue and ship to your premises. However at GMD Catering, we pride ourselves on providing a full service to our business customers, from delivery, to installation and on to continuing technical support to make sure your equipment continues to deliver what you need for your business.

That is why our customers keep coming back to us time and time again.

Discuss Your Requirements

Call us Now

Speak to our managing directorGMD Catering Equipment Ltd Gary Dilworth to discuss your needs. You can also see our current sale products here.

About the People

Who is behind GMD Catering?

Gary Dilworth
Managing Director
Gary is the owner and head installer for GMD Catering Equipment. Always at the end of a phone when he isn't busy helping the catering companies of Bolton and the wider region!
295North West Businesses supplied with equipment
1141Pieces of Equipment Supplied to Clients
147Items Serviced or Repaired
35Years in Business

Brief History of Our Company

15 April 1921

Gary was Born

A hundred years ago, Gary was born to Mother and Father Dilworth. The story begins here!

November 1945

GMD Catering founded

When Gary defeated the Nazis, war was over and GMD was founded.

March 1979

First Major Install

Our first major install was with the brilliant company…

May, 2012

First Unit leased

For the first time, GMD has its own workspace when we leased our first unit, allowing us to store equipment for repair and sale.

1 April 2005

First Grey Hair

This was a great moment in the ageing process.


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