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15 Turpin Road is the location of the chip shop in Albert Square, Walford. It is currently owned by Ian Beale.

Ian Beale is previous owner of the chip shop. He owned the chip shop in 1994. That was one of the business that him and his family owned. The Beale's also own a stall in the market since 1939. This is 1 of 3 business he owned that dealt in food cooking. The others are the café and Masala Queen.

Over the years the chip shop has had various employees. Ian was forced to give up the chip shop in 2000 after Phil Mitchell made him go bankrupt. In the year 2002 Ian Beale and his 3rd wife Laura won back the chip shop and they moved into a flat which was located above the chip shop. Laura had an accident and fell down the stairs and died. Ian decided to move out of the flat into a bigger house. When Jane was living in Walford. Her brother Christian lived above the flat.

In 2017 Ian decided to sell the chip shop in concern of his and Jane's health. Ian decides to sell Beale's Plaice to Weyland & Co. In January 2018 Weyland & Co give back the chip shop to Ian and it reopens later that month with Masood Ahmed as the new manager.


Originally The Green Lantern Chinese takeaway, it was bought by Ian Beale in 1994 and turned into a fish 'n' chip shop.

However, his empire came crashing down around his ears and he became bankrupt. Laura bought back the chip shop business for Ian.

Ian still runs the chippie but has moved his family to the house at 55 Albert Square (his cousin Mark's old place). The flat has been taken over by the Moon clan, Nana, Alfie, Danny and Jake.

Having fallen on hard times, Sam Mitchell's taken a job at the chip shop to make ends meet.

Previous Businesses

Business Name Years Type of Business
Beale's Plaice 1994-2017/ 2018- Chip Shop
Cindys 1996 Chip Shop
The Green Lantern Prior to 1988-1994 Chinese Takeaway


Name Business Year
Ian Beale Beale's Plaice 1994-2012, 2013-2017, 2018-
Lucy Beale Beale's Place 2012
Weyland & Co Vacant 2017-2018


Current Employees

Name Year

Former Employees

Name Year
Jason (unseen) 1994-????
Bianca Jackson 1994-????
Jo Unknown-2017
Lucy Beale 2007-2012
Peter Beale ????-????
Jane Beale 2005-2012
Steven Beale 2008
Craig Dixon 2007
Billy Mitchell Unknown-2014
Masood Ahmed 2018-????