Contacts & Members

The Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association
Registered address: 4 College Road, Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8DJ

Chairman: Dr Matthew O’Callaghan OBE
Tel: 07894 229499.  Email:
Secretary & Treasurer: Stephen Hallam MBE
4 College Road, Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8DJ Email:

Members contact details (See under this list for more information on each member):

Mrs Kings, 10 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE13 1NW. Email:
Dickinson & Morris, 10 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE13 1NW. Email:
Brocklebys, The Grange, Asfordby Hill, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE14 3QU. Tel: 01664 813200
Walker & Son, 200 Madeline Road, Beaumont Leys, Leicester. LE4 1EX. Tel: 0116 2340033
Leesons Butchers, 31 High Street, Oakham, Leicestershire. LE15 6AH. Tel: 01572 770244
Nelsons Butchers, Alma Place, North Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire. PE9 1EG. Tel: 01780 763345
Gamble & Hollis, 1193 Melton Rd, Syston, Leicester LE7 2JT. Tel: 0116 260 3300
March House Farm, Top End, Great Dalby, Leicestershire, LE14 2HA Tel: 01664 563919


(MMXX is a code found on labels of authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pies which identifies each piemaker)

MM05.  Dickinson & Morris, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Dickinson & Morris are the oldest pork pie bakery and last remaining producer of authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pies in Melton. Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe was established in 1851 by John Dickinson, Joseph Morris joined the business in 1886 and in 1901 Dickinson & Morris was formally established. Visitors flock to the shop to see product demonstrations and learn about the history of the famous pork pie. Since the 1990’s Dickinson & Morris Melton Mowbray Pork Pies have been available through supermarkets nationwide and a wide range of Dickinson & Morris products are also available to purchase online at Dickinson & Morris are one of the founding members of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association.

MM04.  Walker & Son, Beaumont Leys, Leicestershire
Walker & Son was founded in Leicester in 1824 by Mark Walker, who with his son opened a butchers shop on Leicester High Street. Their early success was down to the quality of the sausages they produced, but after building a bakery in their shop Walker & Son soon became famous for their pork pies. Walker & Son are an award winning bakery specialising in the production of the famous authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pie, there Master Pie Maker, Ian Heircock has been crowned Supreme Champion at the British Pie Awards for 2 consecutive years (2009 / 2010), and crowned Champion Melton Mowbray Pork Pie at the 2012 British Pie Awards. To find out more please visit Walker & Son are one of the founding members of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association.

MM05.  Mrs Kings, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Elizabeth King started this family run bakery in 1853, every pie was expertly crafted by hand, a tradition that continues today with Paul Hartland and his brothers. Mrs Kings were proud to be crowned Champion Melton Mowbray Pork Pie at the 2011 British Pie Awards. Mrs Kings are one of the founding members of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association. For more information visit
Mrs Kings

MM07. Nelsons Family Butchers, Stamford, Lincolnshire
Nelsons have been baking in a purpose built pie factory in Alma Place, Stamford since 1959. Their famous Melton Mowbray Pork Pies are made from locally sourced pork and encased in a rich hot water crust pastry. Nelsons are one of the founding members of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association. To find out more and buy their products online, please visit
nelsons shop

MM08. Brocklebys, Asfordby, Leicestershire
Brocklebys prides itself on providing high quality foods with provenance. Over the years it has won many awards in recognition of this, including most recently the best Pie/Pizza/Pasty, at The Soil Association Awards in Sept 2012. From their farm shop in Melton Mowbray, as well as baking authentic Melton Mowbray Pork Pies they also produced a variety of other pies, including, game, chicken & ham. For more information, please visit

MM10. Leesons Butchers, Oakham, Leicestershire
Leesons Butchers have been in business for the last 12 years and began making their own Melton Mowbray Pork Pies 10 years ago. They use only the finest free range pork and people come from all over the region to buy their pies. In 2009 Leesons Butchers won first prize in the Melton Fat Stock Show for their hand raised Melton Mowbray Pork Pies. Leesons Butchers are one of the newest members of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association, joining in January 2011. To find out more, and buy their products on line please visit

MM13. Gamble & Hollis, Syston, Leicestershire
An award winning independent butchery business in the heart of Syston that prides itself for buying as much produce from local farms and producers as possible. For more information visit

MM14 March House Farm, Great Dalby, Leicestershire
The Belcher family has been Farming in Great Dalby since 1780. We are the fourth generation here at March House Farm, it has always been a mixed farm, breeding quality, traditional, native livestock and crops.

We have a straightforward, simple & honest approach to food and farming, we are not driven by trends but by tradition & provenance. We farm in a responsible manner, caring for our livestock, giving them the respect they deserve whilst working in harmony with our Land, Soils and the Environment. All our animals are Traditional Native breeds and thrive on our grass pastures and mature slowly. We use Gloucester Old Spot, Large White, Tamworth and Berkshires pigs to create Great Pork that has a well-balanced fat to meat ratio that gives quality and flavour in the eating and are reared on deep straw beds, in open airy light yards. To find out more please visit