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About Lill Brothers

When Amos Lill began his successful seafood empire in the year 1855, refrigeration as we now know it wasn’t even invented. Deliveries in and around Hull and district, where the business began, were distributed from a different methods changing from horse power to the refrigerated fleet that the business relies on today.

Lill Brothers is one of the oldest trading businesses in Bradford established in the year 1855 specialising in the finest quality seafood, fresh and frozen fish.  Now based in Bradford, West Yorkshire located in the Bradford wholesale market, we serve the catering trade, schools and nursing homes etc.  Our customers are very pleased with our top quality fish, competitive prices and excellent Monday to Saturday delivery service.

Lill Brothers was established in Hull and was taken over by Shakil Rashid when the last of Lill brothers retired. Shakil, Bradford born and bred, was trained by Norman Lill and successfully managed to maintain the reputation and quality that the Company was and still is renowned for back in 1855, when the business was founded.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Best Scottish Salmon

Whole, Fillets, Smoked and Sides On Offer Call 01274 730300

 
 
 
 

Best Scottish Salmon

Whole, Fillets, Smoked and Sides On Offer Call 01274 730300

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Amos transported his supplies to shops on his horse and cart. He didn’t have the benefit of modern technology assisting in swifter delivery services nor did he have to contend with supermarket competition.

However, he did, face many changing times during the generations of his family business; one of the greatest changes was the company move from Hull to Bradford following the development of the railway which enabled countrywide travel.

Its expansion led to the move of Lill Brothers to new premises, originally Shipley then later, St. James Wholesale Market where it continues trading more that 150 years after it began. The Company’s survival is testimony to its ongoing success.

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Seared tuna

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Smoked Cod

SMOKED COD AND CANNELLINI BEANS Of all my reliable standbys, this is one of the speediest. Of course there's more to it, I'm too greedy to settle for mere efficiency.…
Lill Brothers of Bradford, West Yorkshire established in the year 1855 are wholesale fish merchants, one of the oldest trading businesses in Bradford. We have expanded our range to include various products like fruit, veg etc all available for local free home delivery
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Stuffed Shells

Makes: 4 servings Serving Size: 3 shells each Carb Grams Per Serving: 32 Ingredients 6 ounces fresh or frozen sea scallops Nonstick cooking spray 12 dried jumbo shell macaroni 1…
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Grilled Fish with Garlic Marinade

Makes: 4 to 6 servings Carb Grams Per Serving: 5 Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen fish steaks or fillets (such as tuna, sea bass, swordfish, or salmon), cut…
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