Video: Residents ‘shocked’ and ‘saddened’ by closure of E.A Bird & Sons Ltd

A well-known and much-loved butchers in the town closed its doors for the last time this week.

E. A Bird & Sons Ltd went into voluntary liquidation on 2nd March, and staff at the Bridge Place shop told the Guardian they were made aware of the announcement on Monday afternoon.

It is thought the branch in the town has around eight employees and has been situated in Worksop for over 100 years.

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We spoke to a number of shoppers in the town including one couple who moved back to the town after living in Cambridgeshire for 30 years, only to find the shop had closed.

Click to watch the Guardian’s video.