January 12, 2011
music stops here for long-running Burnham town centre shop
long-running musical instruments shop in Burnham-On-Sea has begun
its closing down sale after its owner decided to shut his store
first reported last
year how GC Music, in Cross Street, had suffered its worst-ever
Christmas sales in the wintry weather and had also been hit by
the online shopping boom.
Cook, pictured, who has been running GC Music for 18 years, says
he has received many good wishes since making his decision.
received a huge amount of support over the past three weeks and
the closing sale is going well, but sadly we won't be reconsidering
the decision to close."
"The recent bad weather really was the final straw for sales,
which have been hit hard by supermarkets, charity shops and online
While GC Music will be shutting down by the Spring, GC Sound
and Lighting, which hires out and installs lighting and PA systems,
will continue to trade.