Belfast Telegraph

Marks and Spencer to close Northern Ireland store

Marks and Spencer has confirmed that one of its Northern Ireland outlets is set to close its doors.

The firm has decided not to renew the lease on its shop at Lisburn's Bow Street Mall.

The 40 staff at the store are moving to nearby stores. There is already an M&S store at Sprucefield Shopping Complex in Lisburn and the company are also opening a new outlet in Craigavon in the autumn. 

Simon Layton, Head of Region for M&S in Northern Ireland accepted customers would be disappointed by the news.

“The decision not to renew our lease and therefore close our small food store in Bow Street Mall, Lisburn was a difficult one to make," he said.

"I understand many of our loyal customers will be disappointed and we hope to see them in our nearby Lisburn store at Sprucefield Shopping Complex.

"We’ve got a brilliant team of 40 colleagues at the store who will all move to nearby stores.”

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