Jew­eller open­ing hailed as boost for town cen­tre

Macclesfield Express - - NEWS -

A CEN­TURY-OLD jew­ellers has shown its com­mit­ment to stay­ing in Macclesfield by open­ing a new town cen­tre shop.

DJ Massey & Son Jew­ellers has re­placed its two cen­tre shops with a new store on Mar­ket Place.

The firm has closed its two shops on Ch­ester­gate and Mar­ket Place for the larger store.

The fam­ily-run firm first started trad­ing in 1900 with a shop in Alder­ley Edge. It is named af­ter Don­ald Massey who started work­ing in the Alder­ley Edge shop and took it over from the orig­i­nal owner. He opened an­other branch in Chea­dle which is still trad­ing be­fore the fam­ily opened the first Macclesfield shop on Ch­ester­gate 40 years ago and then an­other on Mar­ket Place 17 years ago.

Don said: “We’ve in­vested a lot in this shop and have con­fi­dence in Macclesfield town cen­tre. It would be good to see more done to de­velop this part of town.” David Rut­ley, who cut the rib­bon at the open­ing cer­e­mony, wel­comed the boost to the town cen­tre. He said: “This is good news for the re­de­vel­op­ment of our town cen­tre and brings us a step closer to cre­at­ing the dis­tinc­tive town res­i­dents de­serve.”

See more pic­tures from the open­ing at mac­cles­field­ex­press.

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