Iconic Ludlow tearooms De Greys closes its doors

Ludlow Advertiser: Ludlow is reeling from the closure of DeGreys in Broad Street. Ludlow is reeling from the closure of DeGreys in Broad Street.

LUDLOW has woken up this morning for the first time in nearly 100 years without the iconic De Greys tearoom.
The Ludlow business has closed its doors for the last time with the loss of 40 jobs.
Robbie Underhill of De Greys has confirmed that all three parts of the business- the bakery and shop, the restaurant and bed and breakfast have closed.
The decsion followed a consultation with staff about the future of the business that has been making a loss for a number of years.
Jim Smithers, the mayor of Ludlow, said that De Greys had been an important tourist attraction for the town.
For full story see this week’s Ludlow Advertiser
 

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3:23pm Mon 20 Jan 14

jacquie may says...

Ludlow without de greys is just not Ludlow .In all my 50 years the one thing that has always been their, just always, always there,in all its glory ,No matter how many differant coats it was given, it has been there and watched us and all around grow.
WHAT THE HECK HAPPEND !!!!.
Is there no way to SAVE our much loved De Greys and share as always with every one else including our own growing familys.............
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I CAN NOT GET MY HEAD AROUND THERE BEING NO DE GREYS
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.......SUCH A SHOCK...............
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Ludlow without de greys is just not Ludlow .In all my 50 years the one thing that has always been their, just always, always there,in all its glory ,No matter how many differant coats it was given, it has been there and watched us and all around grow. WHAT THE HECK HAPPEND !!!!. Is there no way to SAVE our much loved De Greys and share as always with every one else including our own growing familys............. ......... I CAN NOT GET MY HEAD AROUND THERE BEING NO DE GREYS .................... .......SUCH A SHOCK............... ........ jacquie may

8:19pm Mon 10 Feb 14

wallygrom says...

I'm with Jacquie ... Ludlow without De Greys is just not Ludlow! We're devastated ... I moved away some years ago, and we were so looking forward to making a visit back this summer. Half the reason for our visit is now gone :-(
I'm with Jacquie ... Ludlow without De Greys is just not Ludlow! We're devastated ... I moved away some years ago, and we were so looking forward to making a visit back this summer. Half the reason for our visit is now gone :-( wallygrom

9:24am Tue 11 Feb 14

jacquie may says...

still hope that someone , somewhere can start something !!!!!! to get De Greys back on the Ludlow map.................
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fingers crossed for a guardian angel ( very crossed )
still hope that someone , somewhere can start something !!!!!! to get De Greys back on the Ludlow map................. .................... .................... ............... fingers crossed for a guardian angel ( very crossed ) jacquie may

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