Blackpool chippy reopens after Merrycat Fish and Chips in Layton closed unexpectedly due to illness

A well-loved fishery in Blackpool is re-opening to the public, after it closed down unexpectedly in 2023.
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Merrycat Fish & Chips closed its doors on Nov 6th 2023, leaving many local customers confused by the unannounced closure.

But the popular family-run fishery on Layton Road has confirmed they are re-opening on Tuesday 13th February. A spokesperson said: "The Merrycat in Layton will be open on Tuesday 13th February at 11.30am to 1pm then 4.30pm to 7pm."

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Owners, Steve and Carrina had shared updates on social media, about some health issues, leaving Layton residents uncertain about the future of their local chippy. The latest post reads: "Steve and Carrina look forward to seeing you again after Carrina's long illness."