POUNDLAND has confirmed plans to open seven new shops within the UK by Christmas.
The discount retailer stated greater than 160 everlasting jobs might be created because of the brand new branches.
Poundland has confirmed the areas of seven new UK shopsCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Poundland will open seven shops within the UK and three retailers within the Republic of Eire.
Throughout each the UK and ROI, round 280 jobs in whole might be created.
All the brand new shops can have PEP&CO clothes and homeware departments, whereas 4 can have Poundland’s chilled and frozen food vary.
The areas that will not have the chilled and frozen meals choice embrace Ballymena and Dungannon in Northern Eire and Colwyn Bay in Wales.
Poundland – new shops opening
POUNDLAND is opening new shops within the following areas:
- Bedford Interchange Retail Park, Bedfordshire – opening November 21
- Ballymena, Braidwater Retail Park, Northern Eire – opening November 21
- Grantham, St Augustin Retail Park, Lincolnshire – opening December 5
- Ashton-under-Lyne, Warrington Avenue, Better Manchester – opening December 5
- Sutton-in-Ashfield Retail Park, Nottinghamshire – opening December 5
- Dungannon, The Oaks Buying Centre, Northern Eire – opening December 5
- Colwyn Bay, Sea View Street, North Wales – opening date to be confirmed
Poundland will even open one other three shops within the Republic of Eire.
The retailer first began testing promoting chilled and frozen meals together with pizza, chips and prepared meals in seven stores at the end of last year.
It goals to have the meals vary obtainable in 119 shops by Christmas.
The brand new shops are the primary of 45 new branches that Poundland will open over the subsequent 12 months, in an funding value greater than £15million.
Poundland hasn’t revealed the areas for the remaining 35 shops.
The retailer presently has round 800 retailers within the UK.
Poundland has been classed as an essential retailer in the course of the second coronavirus lockdown in England, that means its shops stay open for enterprise.
Throughout the first lockdown in March, the retailer quickly closed 100 shops.
Round 14 of those branches are nonetheless “in hibernation” that means there are plans for them to reopen.
You will discover your nearest store utilizing the store locator tool.
Poundland managing director Barry Williams stated: “Poundland goes via the most important transformation in our historical past.
“As a part of that, we’ve bought formidable plans to open new shops throughout the nation the place we could be a very important a part of the retail group.
“We purpose to deliver superb worth to our clients on daily basis and are proud to be taking part in our half in preserving our city centres and retail parks alive.”
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