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Bury St Edmunds Greggs branch in Abbeygate Street praised as 'the fanciest in the UK'




A Bury St Edmunds branch of Greggs has gained national attention after being deemed 'the fanciest in the UK'.

The Greggs, in Abbeygate Street, was featured in an online article by The Sun which highlighted some of the most 'beautiful' branches of the bakery chain.

It said fans had praised the large Bury St Edmunds branch as the 'fanciest Greggs in the UK', a 'Greggstraunt', the 'Greggernaut of all Greggs' and 'Ye Olde Gregges'.

Greggs, in Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, has received national attention. Picture: Mark Westley
Greggs, in Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, has received national attention. Picture: Mark Westley

Bury St Edmunds historian Martyn Taylor said the shop's window glazing bars date back to 1797 when the premises was Oliver & Son grocers, which remained open until the 1960s.

Olivers went on to have the first telephone number in the town, Bury St Edmunds One.

Mark Cordell, chief executive of Our Bury St Edmunds, said he was 'delighted' the town had gained national attention for one of its 'very attractive buildings'.

Oliver & Son grocers
Oliver & Son grocers

"It's great to see Bury in a national publication raising awareness of our lovely town as a place to run as business," he said.

Oliver & Son advert from 1962
Oliver & Son advert from 1962

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