Oldham jewellers set to call time after almost four decades

Date published: 16 July 2018

After nearly 40 years at the heart of the town’s commercial scene, one of Oldham’s most recognisable shops, Alexander Jewellers in Greenacres Road shopping precinct, will soon be closing its doors for good.

Coinciding with the expiration of the current lease, store owner Darren Nutter has taken the difficult decision to close the retail premises, which he has owned for over 30 years.

To say ‘thank you and goodbye’ to his loyal customer -base, Mr Nutter has revealed that on July 21 the store will launch a spectacular closing down sale, which will see all its stock, including exquisite gold and diamond rings, coloured stones, necklaces, bracelets and earrings available at 50% discount.

Having started his career as an apprentice in a jewellery shop in Manchester in the early 80s, Mr Nutter purchased Alexander from the original owners in 1986, six years after it first opened.

Over the years, he and the Alexander team have strived to meet the diverse needs of their customers; providing high quality jewellery alongside exceptional customer service.

Amongst the many well-known high street names stocked are: Pandora, Thomas Sabo, Ice, Swarovski, Hugo Boss and Links of London, as well as the luxury watchmaker Rolex.

The store has built up a devoted customer base over the years, many who return year after year for that special item and will undoubtedly be sad to Alexander close its doors for the final time.

It was while he was an apprentice jeweller in Manchester in the early 1980s that Mr Nutter's passion for the jewellery trade was ignited.

Once Alexander has closed, he plans to return to his roots as a goldsmith; creating beautiful bespoke items of jewellery for a select customer-base.

The Alexander closing sale will showcase huge savings on all stock, including 50% discount on high-quality diamond rings, coloured stones, gold and platinum jewellery.

There will also be a selection of high-quality watches available at a huge 30% discount.

The closing down sale starts at 9am on Saturday, July 21, and will run until all the stock within the store has been sold.

Alexander can be found at: 10-11 Greenacres Road shopping precinct, Huddersfield Road, Oldham, OL4 2AH.

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