Who Are We? Bowen Pies!

Bowen Pies is a traditional bakery located in the heart of Chorley, Lancashire that has been providing delicious, award-winning pies to customers for over 30 years. The bakery is ran and owned by Vince Bowen, and son Paul Bowen. Originally Vince owned and ran a butchers shop in Chorley for many years before taking the excellent craft of a butcher and combining it to start a pie bakery, a few years later his son Paul Bowen joined the business, and together they have expanded the business to what it is today, creating and selling pies known all across the UK, and even the world!


The bakery is renowned for its use of high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients. The meat used in their pies is sourced from local farms, ensuring that the pies are made with the freshest ingredients. The bakery uses traditional methods to make the pastry, ensuring that each pie has a flaky, buttery crust. The bakery is also known for its commitment to using locally sourced ingredients, which not only adds to the taste of the pies but also supports local farmers and businesses.


One of the keys to Bowen Pies' success is its wide range of flavours that cater to all tastes. The bakery offers a wide range of savoury and sweet pies, including traditional pork pies, steak pies, chicken and mushroom pies, and many more. The bakery also offers a range of other baked goods. 


Bowen Pies has won many awards over the years, including the prestigious title of "Champion Pie" at the British Pie Awards. The pies have been recognised for their exceptional flavour, texture, and overall quality. The bakery's pies have also been featured in various newspapers and magazines and have been praised for their delicious taste and high quality worldwide.


The history of Bowen Pies is closely tied to the history of Chorley itself. Chorley is a historic market town located in Lancashire, England, and is known for its picturesque countryside and traditional pubs. The town has a rich history dating back to the Roman era, and it has been an important centre of industry and trade for centuries. The bakery itself is located in the heart of the town, and it has been a beloved institution in Chorley for generations.


The bakery has been passed down through generations of the Bowen family, ensuring that the traditional methods and recipes are passed on as well. Throughout the years, the bakery has undergone various changes and renovations to keep up with the times. Over the last 10 years, the bakery has been modernised to include new equipment and technology to improve its efficiency of the bakery. However, the bakery still uses traditional methods to make the pastry, ensuring that each pie has a flaky, buttery crust.


Overall, Bowen Pies is a beloved institution in Chorley, across the UK and the world, known for their delicious pies and their commitment to using high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients. If you're ever in the area, be sure to stop by and try one of their award-winning pies for yourself, if you are not local, you can always order your Pies By Post at www.bowenpies.co.uk

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