shop shuts down in Burnham-On-Sea High Street
town centre leisure shop in Burnham-On-Sea has closed down this
weekend after what the firm called "disappointing sales."
High Street walking and camping supplies shop called 'A Walking
Company' shut for the final time on Saturday evening (March
member told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the shop had experienced "disappointing
sales in recent months". Its lease was up for renewal and the
firm decided not to renew.
the latest in a series of closures at the northern end of the town
centre. Last week, Nat
West said it will close its Burnham branch in October, and HSBC
also shut in College Street in January. Fabulous
Fruit and Veg also shut last month.
Chamber of Trade Vice Chairman Alex Turco said the latest closure
is "disappointing and regrettable".
added that the Chamber has recently published a new edition of its
shopping guide booklet, which features many of the town's independent
shops. It is also working to promote Burnham to coach visitors and
continues to lobby the Town Council to install long-awaited new
signage for the northern Town Centre.