Grimsby furniture store looking to open in in Hainton Square
AN ENTREPRENEUR is helping to transform a retail block which has blotted one of Grimsby's busiest roads.
The former Motor World car care centre, in Hainton Square, has stood empty for more than four years since the national firm went into administration.
Matt Stinson, the owner of Eezy Home, in Sutcliffe Avenue, Grimsby, and a store in Scunthorpe, is hoping he can turn the empty building into a success by branching out there.
It is expected to open from Monday, October 22, and will create three jobs, which can be applied for through the Job Centre.
"The shop is large and in a great location," said Mr Stinson. "An empty building will bring an area down; new business will bring interest and trade, ultimately bringing more business."
The property is owned by Lovelle Bacons, who intend on converting the property into 16 flats and three retail spaces.
Mr Stinson, who is taking on one of the retail spaces, has a "strong belief" in supporting the local community.
"Offering high-quality low-cost furniture is perfect for this area," he continued.
"In this current financial climate, nobody has the money to buy expensive goods.
"I have used all local tradesmen for the work on the store, Richard Ellis has been fantastic.
"Without the help of enterprise group E Factor and shareholders, who helped when banks wouldn't, my business would not be where it is today."
Eezy Home specialises in providing new and manufacturer-refurbished furniture at low prices.
Matt said: "We have big name brands at low prices, we have a lot of customers who wish they had come to us first.
"Customer service is our focus. Once you are through the door, I'm sure you'll come back."
To enquire about the property, contact Lovelles Bacons on 01472 251918 or visit www.lovellebacons.co.uk