Beeston tea room closure saddens local community

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The closure of a well-loved Beeston team room has been met with sadness by local residents and businesses.

The owners of Time for Tea on Wollaton Road, in Beeston, have closed the business after two and a half years, sparking a number of of social media posts from customers and fans of the brand.

The tea room was opened in August 2015 and has built up a following in the area.

Writing on Facebook, Vanessa Sabin, owner of another tea room in the area, Two for Tea, said: “As an independent business it always saddens me to see other local independent businesses close down.

The tearoom, Time for Tea, on Wollaton Rd, Beeston, has closed down.

"The news yesterday (December 6) of Beeston's Time for Tea - vintage tea room closing has really upset me, especially as this seemed such a thriving unique local business.”

Among the people expressing sadness at its closing were many who were also concerned about the fate of other small businesses.

Vic Roberts, owner of The Beeston Brownie Company, which was a supplier to Time for Tea, said it was a sign that “people should support local businesses”.

“It’s very sad when your local businesses go. Time for Tea was very popular,” he said.

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