February 1, 2009
Exclusive: Burnham photography
shop closes as recession bites
Another shop in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea has become
the victim of the recession and shut its doors for the final time
on Saturday (January 31st).
photography shop in the High Street has closed after 12 years'
business in Burnham.
Joy Beavis, pictured above in the empty shop, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
on Saturday that the decision had been an "incredibly difficult"
added: "Trade has tailed off during recent months and we
couldn't bear any financial losses."
been in this shop nine years and a further three years over the
road, so it's been an incredibly difficult decision. It's been
a sad day clearing out the remaining stock."
store joins a list of several firms in Burnham that have closed
in recent months, including French's cafe in College Street and
clothing store Dragonsurf in the High Street.
Burnham-On-Sea.com also recently reported here
how some town centre businesses are thriving in the recession.