Popular Bold Street printing shop to close for good
A much loved Bold Street shop is to close after 30 years because its owner can no longer keep up with high business rates and online competition.
Desktop Print, whose personalised t-shirts are popular with hen and stag parties, is shutting its doors for the last time on Saturday.
Owner Alec Phillips 53, said: “It’s taken me about three years to come to the decision to close, but I finally made up my mind a couple of months ago. I work here on my own and the trade has gone downhill since the online market took off. I’ve tried to keep it going but it’s too hard.”
An emotional Alec added: “I’m... read more
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