Indoor market? Primark? Wetherspoons? What should replace Beales in Lowestoft?

Beales department storePicture: Mark Boggis

Beales department storePicture: Mark Boggis - Credit: Archant

After the announcement that Beales department store is set to close its doors in Lowestoft, the big question remains – what would you like to see as its replacement?

Danny Steel, managing director of Steel & Co Commercial Property Services in Lowestoft, and Lowestoft Vision board member, felt the site would be big enough for an indoor market.

Of the move, Mr Steel said: 'It will certainly be missed.

'I feel it is such a great pity this store is closing after such a long history of being in the town centre, but I am not altogether surprised.

'It is a massive shame, but now we all need to work hard to ensure it does not stay empty and it gives an opportunity for others to come into the town.


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'I think it's big enough for an indoor market of some kind.'

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