Al's Skate Shop has established itself as the preeminent leader in the ice skating and figure skating realms, serving as the go-to destination for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Our flagship store in Blackpool, along with our newly refurbished showroom in Deeside Leisure Centre, proudly stands as the UK's largest skate shop. We boast an extensive collection of skates, blades, and accessories for ice skating, figure skating, and hockey, catering to every level, from beginners to elite athletes.

As a family-owned and operated business, we pride ourselves on delivering unparalleled expertise and personalised service. Founded over a decade ago by Peter and Alison, Al's Skate Shop originated from a simple yet ambitious vision. Peter, leveraging his experience as a seasoned coach, and Alison, affectionately known as Al, who manages our flagship store at Spen Business Park, have transformed the shop into a cornerstone of the skating community.


In July 2020, we expanded our Blackpool store, relocating to a larger space just minutes from the iconic Blackpool promenade. Our new location not only features an extensive range of skates for all levels but also includes specialised services, including skate sharpening and moulding.

2023 was a year of further expansion, with the relaunch of our Deeside store at a new, larger site following a period of closure. This expansion was driven by our commitment to meet the growing needs of our customers at Deeside Leisure Centre and beyond.

Shop Skating Online

Complementing our physical stores, our website, relaunched in November 2023, offers an enhanced shopping experience. It features over 3,000 products, easy navigation, improved search functionality, and the option for virtual consultations. We bring you the finest from industry leaders like Jackson, MK, Riedell, CCM, and Bauer.

Trusted by Skaters

Our reputation as a trusted authority in the ice skating and figure skating world is reflected in our exceptional Google reviews, rating us at 4.9 out of 5. Coaches and independent skaters rely on us for their skating gear, clothing, and accessories. 

At Al's Skate Shop, we're not just a retailer; we're an integral part of your skating journey, committed to providing the best products, advice, and service in the industry.