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Wanstead butchers closes after 90 years of service

PUBLISHED: 17:13 11 January 2016 | UPDATED: 17:13 11 January 2016

A chart showing customers advice on English cuts of Lamb on the counter at the Sheepdrove Organic Farm shop in Bristol.

A chart showing customers advice on English cuts of Lamb on the counter at the Sheepdrove Organic Farm shop in Bristol.

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The last-remaining butchers in Wanstead has closed after serving the town for 90 years.

The team at A.G. Dennis, on the High Street, put away their knives and butchers block for the final time on New Years Day, after celebrating their birthday on September 23.

In 2007, owner Stephen Alsop received the Wanstead Society (WS) Shopkeeper of the Year Award, in recognition for his services to the community.

The closure was officially announced on their website, which said: “We would like to thank all of our friends and clients for their many years of loyal custom and support.

“It has been our pleasure to serve the community of Wanstead for over 90 years and it is with the deepest regret that we have closed our doors for the last time.”


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