Hundreds of jobs will be lost at Wilko stores in Wales when its stores close in the coming days. The excessive freeway chain is decided to close dozens of its shops in the coming days with thousands of job losses everywhere in the UK.
Wilko, which entered administration last month, will close 52 stores this month on September 12 and September 14 including six stores in Wales. That you would be able to read more about that right here. PwC, who had been appointed administrators, beget also confirmed 79 jobs are assign to be lost at the gargantuan Wilko distribution centre in Magor, Monmouthshire, with redundancies efficient from close of enterprise on Thursday September 7.
299 jobs in total are going between the Wilko distribution centres in Magor and Worksop. It comes a day after rival retailer B&M sold up to 51 other Wilko stores in a deal worth up to £13 million.
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The ultimate figures for redundancies at Wilko websites in Wales are as follows:
- Cardiff Queen Road – 25
- Morriston – 20
- Rhyl – 19
- Port Talbot – 17
- Llandudno – 14
- Cardiff Bay Retail Park – 12
- Magor distribution centre – 79
Wales total: 186
The Cardiff Bay Retail Park, Llandudno and Port Talbot stores will close on Tuesday, September 12. Stores in Morriston, Cardiff Queen Road and Rhyl will close on Thursday, September 14.
Edward Williams, joint administrator, said: “In the absence of viable offers for the total enterprise, very sadly store closures and redundancies of crew participants from those stores are now mandatory, as successfully as to the already announced redundancies at the enhance centre and distribution centres.
“Each person knows this has been a deeply unsettling time for all people concerned and would like to categorical our gratitude to all Wilko crew participants for the dedication and enhance they’ve persevered to give the enterprise in the most attempting of circumstances.”
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