19 May 2022

Northampton, UK (19 May 2022) – Cadman Sporting, a dedicated sports shooting brand, has announced its acquisition of Skipton Gunroom. The acquisition is the 5th gun shop in the Cadman Sporting business.

Skipton Gunroom is the latest business to come under Cadman Sporting’s ownership as it continues its expansion, increasing its reach into Northern England. Skipton Gunroom is a well respected and established business in North Yorkshire that has been running for the last 11 years. It is ideally situated to service the shooting market and country estates throughout the Yorkshire Dales and Moors.

The latest purchase follows the acquisition of three similar gun shops. Northampton Gun and Rugby Gun were acquired in 2019 while Whittlesey gun was acquired in 2021. Cadman Sporting also acquired Warwickshire-based sports shooting ground, Barby Sporting in November 2019 where it subsequently opened a new gun shop.

Jack Cadman, Director at Cadman Sporting, noted: ”The acquisition of Skipton Gunroom represents our commitment to growing Cadman Sporting by adding well-known and respected businesses within the country sports sector to the brand. We have exciting plans to expand the business and deliver our offering as Cadman Sporting to a wider market.
The purchase of Skipton Gunroom supports our ongoing strategy to grow the Cadman sporting brand by acquiring well established, recognizable, and profitable businesses”

Commenting on the acquisition, Phillip Davies, founder of Skipton Gunroom, said: “I am delighted that Skipton Gunroom will continue to trade under the new ownership and building on its 11-year success to reach a wider audience. I am looking forward to seeing the growth of the business.”