Burnham-On-Sea town centre shop to close this Spring
A prominent clothing shop in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea is to
close this Spring after becoming a victim of the ongoing financial
DP Menswear in the High Street has started a final closing sale
this week ahead of the shop's closure.
Dennis Preedy, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com that shutting
the store has been a difficult decision to make.
opened in 2006 and the first couple of years went well but since
the recession began our trade has fallen away."
just don't seem to have the money these days and there's sadly
no other option for us but to shut down."
do think that since Shickles shoe shop closed further along the
High Street in 2011, Burnham has not been attracting the same
higher-end shopper and this hurt us too."
added: "Our closing sale will last for a couple of months
or until the stock sells out and we will then formally shutter
up the shop."
Burnham Chamber of Trade spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are sorry to see DP Menswear closing, which will be missed by
shoppers in the High Street. That
said, Burnham still has a great range of independent shops and
there is plenty for shoppers to see and visit."