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Full list of all the high street shops closing down near you – from Boots to Wetherspoon



It’s been a difficult year for the beloved UK high street and more than 1,900 retailers went bust between 2022 and 2023. Over the last year, insolvencies in the sector soared by 56 percent.....PROCEED.FULL.READING>>>

According to data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), 6,000 shops have closed in the last five years alone.

With high street vacancy rates at 13.9 percent across the UK in the spring, according to BRC data, many shoppers will be seeing gaps in their town centre.

While independent shops have suffered the brunt of closures, big names including Boots, Next and Wetherspoon have also been affected.

Where are the latest closures to hit the UK high street?
Iceland closures

Iceland will shutter stores as part of plans to adapt to “local shopping patterns”.

Birkenhead, Merseyside – closing on September 26
Trinity Street, Huddersfield – closing on October 28

Boots closures

Boots has plans to shutter hundreds of stores across the UK and five stores will close by the end of October.

Front Street, Prudhoe – closing after the summer
Jardine Crescent, Coventry – closing after the summer
Guildford Road, Woking – closing in October
Windhill Road, Wakefield – closing on October 6
Upper Warrengate, Wakefield – closing on October 7

Wetherspoon closures

Wetherspoon has announced the closure of 11 pubs by the end of 2023.

The Pontlottyn, Abertillery
The Ivor Davies, Cardiff
Spa Lane Vaults, Chesterfield
The Gate House, Doncaster
The Market Cross, Holywell
The Regent, Kirkby in Ashfield
The Mockbeggar Hall, Moreton
The Hain Line, St Ives
The Sir Norman Rae, Shipley
The Sir Daniel Arms, Swindon
The White Hart, Todmorden

Next closures

Next is set to close 11 more stores across the UK after bosses admitted a dozen shops would not meet targets. The affected stores are yet to be announced.

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