Acting jointly with Rapleys on behalf of Johnston Publishing Ltd, Barker Storey Matthews Bury St Edmunds office have completed a sale and leaseback of the Bury Free Press' Kings Road offices in Bury St Edmunds town centre.

The property, totalling some 7,800 sq ft was sold to a private investor.  The property is occupied by Anglia Newspapers Ltd, who run a number of titles including the Bury Free Press, Newmarket Journal and Diss Express.  Johnston Publishing have taken a new 15 year lease.

Barker Storey Matthews director Simon Burton commented "we are pleased to have achieved a successful sale for our client whilst securing their presence in the area for the long term.  The tenant has been in occupation of the office building occupied since the early 1980s as it sits in a prominent location within Bury St Edmunds town centre".