The Euromillions-winning owner of Suffolk Music Centre in Haverhill has closed his shop, but will be returning to the industry as a manufacturer.
Adrian Bayford (right), who became one of Britain's biggest ever jackpot winners when he landed £148million in the Euromillions last year, had hoped to keep his instrument shop open despite his newfound wealth.
However, the retailer told The Daily Mail (so take this with a pinch of salt) that there was a ‘Lotto cloud’ hanging over his shop, which had made him a target for ‘begging strangers’.
Having bought a new £6m mansion he aims to set up an instrument manufacturing business in the grounds, making guitars, mandolins and ukuleles, with his business partner Richard Hudspith (left), which he plans to launch in the Spring.
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