Junkyard’s brightly coloured crazy golf courses are themed around deadly jungles, popular films, nightmare fairgrounds and car scrapyards. Popular demand for unusual nights out combined with a photo-friendly aesthetic that encourages social media posts from customers have driven Junkyard’s sales to £12.8m this year. Managing director Mat Lake, 42, and his three co-founders set up the business in 2015 after playing crazy golf on holiday. They realised its potential when their first location, in a warehouse, sold out for three months almost immediately. The early courses were built from junk and second-hand items on eBay. The Manchester firm now has five UK venues and plans to expand to 15 locations by 2022 before looking overseas.
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