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Boots shares list of UK stores that are set to close in 2024


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As of now, 16 stores are confirmed for closure in the new year

Boots is set to shut more stores in the coming months to reduce its portfolio from around 2,200 to 1,900 as part of cost-cutting plans.

The pharmacy giant and chemist retailer announced in June that it would close 300 of its branches throughout the UK over the next 12 months, and has been slowly revealing the branches marked for closure.

After closing 20 stores this year, the company has now marked several shops for closure in 2024, with more expected to be announced later in the year.

Here are the stores facing being shutdown in 2024

Cliftonville, Kent – January 20

Pemberton, Wigan – January 26

Hough Lane, Layland, Lancashire – planned for closure in January.

Front Street, Prudhoe – no date announced

Rhos on Sea – March 2024

Colwyn Bay – April 2024

Caerleon Road, Newport – to close in early 2024

Chepstow Road, Newport – to close in early 2024

Carlyon Road, St Austell, Cornwall – to close in early 2024

St Blazey, Cornwall – to close in early 2024

Lurgan – no date

Chard Road, Plymouth – no date

Mannamead Road, Plymouth – no date

Claremont Street, Plymouth – no date

Portland Walk, Barrow – no date

Gestridge Road, Teignbridge – no date

List of boots locations closed in 2023

Salford Shopping Centre, Greater Manchester – February 2023

Church Street, Malvern – March 2023

The Port Arcades Shopping Centre, Ellesmere – March 2023

King William Street, London – June 2023

Heathside Road, Woking – July 2023

UEA campus – July 2023

Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff – August 2023

Holywell, Flintshire (Wales) – August 2023

Windhill Road, Wakefield – October 2023

Upper Warrengate, Wakefield – October 2023

Glastonbury – October 2023

Uppingham Road, Leicester – October 2023

Guildford Road, Woking – October 2023

Kings Square, York – October 2023

Warminster – October 2023

Gorleston, Great Yarmouth – November 2023

High Row, Darlington – November 3, 2023

Mudge Way, Plymouth – November 18, 2023

Mount Pleasant, Exeter – November 18, 2023

Kirkby Ashfield – November 2023

At the time of the announcement, the health and beauty chain stated that shoppers will have an alternative Boots store less than three miles away, and all affected workers will be offered alternative roles in other branches.

Since 2019, the retailer has closed around 200 stores along with 48 optician services.




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