We Love Bury St Edmunds!


I’m a foreigner, born and educated in Ipswich.

I came to Bury St Edmunds first in 1976 to work (I’d driven through many times before but never bothered to stop) I transferred to Barclays in the town, which in those days was the third largest covered by the Ipswich area, and so a bit daunting.

A couple of years later I bought a house in the town:- expecting it to be for a short while but I’m still living there now.

I was married here, had my children, divorced and now retired here. S. most of my life I’ve spent in the town, as Barclays kept promoting me / moving me within the branch so I never left.

I can’t see me moving anywhere else now, even though Ipswich is my birth place I much prefer it here.

Originally published 25th May 2016 in the Facebook Group.

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