Leeds butchers named best in the north

John and Andrew Green, from Wilsons butchers.
John and Andrew Green, from Wilsons butchers.
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A POPULAR butchers in east Leeds has proved it’s top of the chops after being crowned the Best Butchers Shop in the North of England.

Wilsons in Cross Gates scooped the prestigious title at the Butchers Shop of the Year Awards, which were held in London at the weekend.

The shop on Austhorpe Road opened 29 years ago and makes up to 10,000 pork pies every week.

It is run by fifth-generation butchers John green and brother Andrew.

John said: “It’s great because it re-inforces our belief in the way that we see the shop and the direction we have gone in. It’s nice to be recognised by our peers and industry experts.”

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