From £10,000 in some northern areas to £350,000 in London for leaseholds, with freeholds selling for up to £500,000.
 You also need to think about if you’ll offer table service or will be a takeaway-only chippy.
To help get your fish and chip business off to the best possible start, here’s an overview of all you need to know.
As with any new business, consider your location carefully.
 In response, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) introduced the ‘Blue Tick’ for sustainability which can be awarded at any stage of the supply chain.
 A sustainable supplier means you’re doing your part to help the environment and also ensuring the longevity of your business.
A playful name might just set you apart from your competitors and could even result in some added PR coverage as some customers may take a photo of your name for social media.
Fish and chips shops don’t have any specific rules and regulations to adhere to but they do have to follow health and safety legislation.
If your business has a rateable value of less than £15,000, you may qualify for small business rates relief.
 Decide whether you want to establish a new shop, or take over an existing business.