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Family-run butchers in Ipswich on the market for the first time in over 60 years

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has been instructed to market Debmans Butchers in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Established in 1963 by the Debman family, the butcher’s store has been passed from one generation to the next, and has prided itself on providing quality, local, produce - which have been sourced and supplied by local trading markets - and serving the community for over 60 years.

The business is ideally positioned on the busy residential street of Cliff Lane, among a parade of local businesses and shops, making it an excellent opportunity for a new owner to acquire a well-established and well-known, local business. A new owner may also wish to convert the space for alternative retail use.

The current owners, husband and wife team, George and Carol Debman, who inherited the business from George’s father over 32 years ago are now selling as they hope to retire.

George Debman comments, “It is with a heavy heart we have decided to sell the business, as we have become so fond of the community and the familiar faces our family have served for over 60 years. It would be great to see the business pass to another butcher, but we understand the business offers other opportunities as well.”

Lewis Last, Senior Business Agent at Christie & Co, who is handling the sale, comments, “Christie & Co are very honoured to bring this property to the market, which holds great sentimental value to our clients. The opportunity is ideally positioned on the outskirts of town and in the heart of a local housing estate.”

For further information on this press release, contact:                  

Bronte Hughes, Corporate Communications Manager
P: +44 07721 420 656 or E:

Contact the agent:

Lewis Last – Senior Business Agent
P: +44 7526 175 851 or E:

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