January is a hard month for a lot of businesses, with many people spending less than usual in shops and restaurants.

Here are five that closed their doors last month. 

1. Gifted

Norwich Evening News: Gifted in Castle QuarterGifted in Castle Quarter (Image: Newsquest)Gifted in Castle Quarter had its last day of trading on January 13. 

The gift shop specialised in American snacks and was launched by Aaron Roberts in Great Yarmouth when he left school aged 19.

The company announced that all six Gifted branches across East Anglia would be closing last month after 12 years in the business. 

2. Gyre and Gimble Bar

Norwich Evening News: Gyre and Gimble also has a store in the Royal ArcadeGyre and Gimble also has a store in the Royal Arcade (Image: Kate Wolstenholme)Gyre and Gimble Bar at 14 Charing Cross closed its doors in January but is now looking for a new venue in the city. 

The bar was opened in 2019 by Craig Allison and Rory Smith.

A statement on social media said they hoped the new venue wasn't "too far away". 

3. All Bar One

Norwich Evening News: All Bar One in TomblandAll Bar One in Tombland (Image: Archant)All Bar One in Tombland closed its doors on January 22.

A post read: "All good things must come to an end. Thank you for all your support over the years."

The future of the city bar has been uncertain since 2020 when owners Mitchells and Butlers announced a slew of venue closures in the region. 

4. Departure Lounge

Norwich Evening News: Departure Lounge in Rose LaneDeparture Lounge in Rose Lane (Image: Newsquest)The Departure Lounge, near Norwich Train Station, has officially closed down after its lease was forfeited in January.

The cafe opened in 2016 and served breakfasts, light bites and coffees. 

It is unknown exactly when the Departure Lounge closed its doors for the last time.

5. Lind

Norwich Evening News: Lind has closed its showrooms in Ber StreetLind has closed its showrooms in Ber Street (Image: Steve Adams)Lind closed its BMW Motorrad and Harley-Davidson showrooms in Ber Street on January 31.

A statement on its website said: "This decision has not come lightly and has come after a period of serious consideration. 

"We are hugely grateful to all of our customers throughout the many years we’ve been operating from our Ber Street site."

Customers will now have to travel to Suffolk or Hertfordshire to visit their nearest Lind BMW or Harley-Davidson showroom.