Chichester store announces closing date

A national retailer is set to close its Chichester branch this week, it has been confirmed.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 11:31 am
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 11:32 am
A sign appeared on the window of Molton Brown, informing customers of its closure

A sign appeared on the window of Molton Brown in East Street today (Monday, January 13), announcing it would be ceasing trading later this week.

The customer notice read: "We are very sad to say that this store will cease trading on Thursday.

"We have been unable to re-negotiate the lease and therefore it is not commercially viable to continue trading.

Molton Brown will cease trading in East Street, Chichester later this week. Photo: Google Street View

"Please be rest assured that Molton Brown aren't in the business of closing stores but occasionally difficult decisions have to be made to keep a healthy store portfolio.

"We would like to thank all of our customers for their support and custom throughout the years and we wish you a fond farewell."

Meanwhile, South Island, which served Chinese and English food at 1A Adelaide Road, closed its doors on Saturday (January 11). Read more here

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