Norwich spa and Thai restaurant closes

Thai Wellbeing in Norwich which has now closed. Thai Wellbeing in Norwich which has now closed.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
5:22 PM

A city centre spa and a Thai restaurant have closed after running into financial difficulties.

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Directors of Thai Wellbeing and The Baan Phraya Thai restaurant – both on Red Lion Street, Norwich – decided to shut down the businesses when a restructure failed to boost sales.

Insolvency practitioners Parker Andrews have struck a deal to sell the customer database of the spa to The Cottage Beauty Salon on Timberhill.

Jamie Playford, director at Parker Andrews, said: “The business underwent a restructure, following which the director was monitoring trading closely.

“Unfortunately, targets were not met, and so the director has taken the decision that the business should close. A sale of the customer database was achieved in a short timescale and we are pleased that the buyer was able to act quickly to secure this sale.”

Jemma & Nick Winzor-Saile, owners of The Cottage, added: “We look forward to welcoming the former clients of Thai Wellbeing to our salon and we shall be contacting the clients shortly.

“We have also been contacted by some of the former Thai Wellbeing therapists and are discussing options with them.”

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3 comments

  • There has been a huge influx of Thai Restaurants in Norwich in the past decade,so competion has become very intense!

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    Albert Cooper

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

  • I know nothing about the beauty is of the premises. However, I am not surprised the restaurant has gone, due to the owner being so petty over any criticism. We ate there once and had quite a lot of negatives, of which we left in a constructive way. On tripadvisor, only to be practically called liars and that he had checked the CCTV out for that evening. Let's face it, the food ands service was certainly not up to scratch and there is plenty of Thai food competition in Norwich. One of my favourites being just round the corner from them. also the one in Coltishall. So I am sorry, I shall not miss this place. I just hope the staff can find alternative places of work.

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    luanmapo

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014

  • Such sad news , the restaraunt was a little gem .

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    bigsteve

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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