Angling Direct is the largest specialist fishing tackle retailer in the UK.
The Company principally sells fishing tackle products and related products through a network of Angling Direct retail stores located in the UK and also online via its own website (anglingdirect.co.uk). The Company currently sells a wide range of products, including its own range of products under the Advanta brand.
The Company places great emphasis on creating a culture of supporting anglers and the future of angling. This is demonstrated by a number of initiatives that the Company has undertaken, including employing in-store qualified angling coaches providing advice and lessons at local angling destinations. The Angling Direct website is developed to not only sell fishing tackle but also to assist anglers catch more fish and feel part of a community. Articles and videos (published by the Company’s online video channel ADTV) are published on the website on a regular basis which offers instruction, advice on new products and reviews of rivers and lakes. All are aimed at increasing the anglers’ enjoyment and success.
Continued focus on our clear purpose and bold ambition has allowed us to grow and further extend our market leading position against a difficult consumer backdrop. We’ve protected the strength of our balance sheet whilst continuing to make significant strategic progress. Andy Torrance
We have continued to focus on developing operational excellence, return on capital, and improving our customers’ experience.
Good access, convenient locations in high density fishing catchments
Two distribution centres, UK and EU, total 6,700 sq m, 2,900 pallet capacity, over 100 suppliers
89 Angling Trust qualified coaches
Multilingual in-house customer service, marketing and social media
Inspiring everyone to get outdoors and enjoy an exceptional fishing experience
Our purpose is why we exist and helps us stay focused on our ambition.
We place great emphasis on creating a culture of supporting anglers and the future of angling. We want to play our part in looking after our planet, its environment, and its people.
Our vision is to provide the encouragement, coaching and support so that our customers have everything they need to get the most from their fishing regardless of their background or ability.
To become Europe’s first choice omni-channel fishing tackle destination for all anglers, regardless of their experience or ability.
Our ambition serves to focus us on our strategy and tactical business plans in the long-term interest of all stakeholders.
We have a long-term strategy to become the leading fishing tackle retailer in Europe by inspiring and delighting increasing numbers of customers, focusing on sustainable profitable growth and enhancing local fishing communities. We will grow revenue, increase market share and generate sustainable healthy profits.
We will continue to develop a market leading customer-centric offering that delivers first class inspiration, advice, products and services through a convenient channel of our customers’ choosing. We will always act responsibly to further the benefits and sustainability of fishing.
27 May 2023
New Store in Goole
Angling Direct is thrilled to announce the grand opening of our new tackle store in Goole. With its Grand Opening On Saturday 27th May 2023
Read the full article on anglingdirect.co.uk
25 February 2023
First Store Opens in Wales - Cardiff
We are delighted to confirm that our latest brand-new store Angling Direct Cardiff opened on Saturday 25th February 2023.
Find full store details on anglingdirect.co.uk
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