Mystery continues over future of Wymondham Salerooms

A south Norfolk salerooms which closed earlier this year when taken over by a mystery buyer is not set to reopen for 'several months'.

The Wymondham Salerooms were launched at the Great Expectations Business Park off the old A11 at Suton in February.

But three months later the doors closed after officials behind the business said they could no longer remain at the site after agreeing to sell the company's auctioneering operations.

Plans at the time were to relocate the salerooms in the Wymondham area within the next eight weeks. But the business is yet to welcome back its customers and its website has recently been taken down.

Auctioneer Matt Wilkins, who established the salerooms, said work was still being carried out on the new, 'much bigger' venture.

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Although he declined to give much information away about his plans, he added that the business would be returning to the Wymondham area in due course.

'The reason it was stopped was not because it went bust but because an opportunity arose,' he said.

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'I'm in the process of finalising something very new and different interlinked with the salerooms but the auction side of it has taken a back seat. It will be several months before something happens but it will be extremely different from what we had before.

'It will be far more significant to the local community than the auction was.'

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