Angling shop reopens after makeover

Chelmsford Weekly News: Author Darrell Peck with shop owner Simon Mullins at the relaunch Author Darrell Peck with shop owner Simon Mullins at the relaunch

A FISHING shop in Springfield has relaunched.

Bevan Carp Tackle on Havengore Parade has been renamed Specimen Angling after undergoing a facelift ahead of the store’s 20th birthday next year.

Owner Simon Mullins was pleased to see his shop open with it’s new guise adding he also plans to increase the size and amount of products sold in the premises.

Mr Mullins said: “Apart from the shop being recently refurbished, in 2014 we will extend the shop by a further 50 per cent.

“We will also be launching a brand new website in January and have plans to develop our ‘own label’ range of products.

“As a small bespoke business, we must continue to differentiate our offering to our larger competitors and always strive to be one step ahead in this constantly changing market, and one that is becoming increasingly cluttered with too many products."

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