Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 9°C

Search

The pigs are coming. Find out more about

Pigs Gone Wild

here.

Aldeburgh/Wickham Market: Stuart Beer acquires Barry Shooter Pharmacy

06:00 07 July 2014

Stuart Beer. right, outside the Barry Shooter Pharmacy with Mark Page of Christie & Co.

Stuart Beer. right, outside the Barry Shooter Pharmacy with Mark Page of Christie & Co.

Archant

The Barry Shooter Pharmacy business in Aldeburgh has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by Suffolk businessman Stuart Beer, who already owns a pharmacy in Wickham Market.

The deal, brokered by specialist medical property adviser Christie & Co, caps a busy period for Mr Beer, who has also got married and moved house in the past year.

Mark Page from the Ipswich office of Christie & Co handled the sale on behalf of Barry Shooter, who he met at the Pharmacy Mr Page said: “We’re delighted to have found a buyer for this excellent pharmacy business in the beautiful town of Aldeburgh.

“We conducted a confidential sales campaign which saw competitive interest and multiple offers. This demonstrates both the attractiveness of successful businesses in this part of the country, and also how popular good pharmacy businesses are with existing operators looking to grow and new, first time investors.

“We congratulate Stuart on the acquisition of his second pharmacy and wish him well with the business in the future.”

Funding for the acquisition was sourced by Christie & Co’s sister company, Christie Finance.

Nick Baker, director and head of business mortgages at Christie Finance, said: “Once again, we’re happy to demonstrate that funding is increasingly available for both experienced operators like Stuart Beer and first-time buyers alike.

“It’s especially evident that banks are prepared to back both strong businesses and good, successful business people. We wish Stuart well with his latest acquisition.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Christchurch Street Ipswich

An Ipswich tenant smashed every window of an alleged drug-dealer’s car because he believed police had failed to take action.

Holywells Park won a Civic Voice award

Holywells Park in Ipswich was one of just 11 renovation projects to scoop a national award today.

St Margarets Street, Ipswich, from Majors Corner, in the 1930s

From the Dock, now known as The Waterfront, to the streets in and around the town centre, we see many changes in Ipswich town centre.

The Suffolk Show 2015 - 
The grand parade.

The Suffolk Show has been a regular fixture on the calendars of generations of families and as this year’s event approaches, we thought we would test your knowledge of shows past and present.

Abellio Greater Anglia

Mainline train services running through Manningtree experienced delays of up to 25 minutes this evening.

Picture: Ian Burt

A man has reported being seriously sexually assaulted in Ipswich over the weekend.

Port of Felistowe. Picture: Mike Page

Suffolk police were called to a crash involving a HGV and a car at Gate 1 of the Port of Felixstowe this afternoon.

A cordon around the Inkerman pub in Norwich Road, Ipswich following the assault

A man has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a 63-year-old received serious head injuries during an early morning assault outside an Ipswich pub.

Pet Idol Winner Melanie Wakefield with Doug the dog.

He’s beaten all the competition to come out as top dog in our Pet Idol competition – it’s Doug the Jug.

Hollesley Bay

A prisoner from Hollesley Bay open prison who failed to return following a period of home leave has handed himself in, police have said.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24