Bodgers looks bare as customers buy last few goods

PUBLISHED: 15:30 28 February 2018

Despite the cold weather, customers queued outside the shop when the shop opened on the last day. Picture: David Hordle

Despite the cold weather, customers queued outside the shop when the shop opened on the last day. Picture: David Hordle


Bodgers was almost bare on its last day.

Bodgers on the last day. Picture: Ellena CruseBodgers on the last day. Picture: Ellena Cruse

Customers hovered around islands of goods in a sea of vacant space.

Managing director David Hordle said he was surprised to see how much has been sold in the much-loved shop since November 14.

“It has been totally non-stop,” he said.

“I thought we might have to try and sell fresh air this morning but there are some items left.”

Lots of good had been sold. Picture: Ellena CruseLots of good had been sold. Picture: Ellena Cruse

As well as stock, customers could buy shelving units and fixtures and fittings.

Some nearby small businesses also popped in to inquire about buying display boards.

It was a big day for the staff of the shop, many of whom had worked there for more than a decade.

After the store shuts to customers a team will come in to remove the rest of the furniture and fulfil delivery orders.

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