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The Bedshop in Alfreton celebrates 30th anniversary

PUBLISHED: 00:00 25 July 2018

Graham's wife Alison, daughter Rachael and mother-in-law xx xxxx xxxx with the Silent Night Hippo mascot

Graham's wife Alison, daughter Rachael and mother-in-law xx xxxx xxxx with the Silent Night Hippo mascot

Ruth Downing (Rural Pictures)

The Bedshop in Alfreton recently celebrated 30 years of business in the town.

Owner Graham Lunn started the business with just 30 beds on display and over the years has built up the business and expanded the showroom until today there are over 100 different beds and mattresses for customers to try.

With so many different types of beds on the market, Graham firmly believes that customers should lie on as many beds as possible before making a choice and that purchases are best made from a reputable shop where staff are fully trained.

Graham’s manager, Duncan Thorpe, has worked for the bedshop since it opened in 1988 and Graham believes that without him the business would not be as successful as it is today – between them they have over 60 years’ experience in selling beds.

Surely a record that’s hard to beat!

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