Fashion retailer to close one more store within weeks

House of Fraser store sign

House of Fraser will close one store this month

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 04/09/2023

- 09:45

Updated: 04/09/2023

- 16:12

The retailer has closed around 20 stores in recent years

House of Fraser has closed a number of branches this year, with the most recent shutting last week.

Another store will close in the next few weeks.

House of Fraser follows a number of retailers who have closed or relocated stores.

Its location in Guildford is the next expected to go, shutting up shop on September 30.

House of Fraser store sign

A number of branches have closed in recent years


Last week, on August 28, House of Fraser Solihull closed its doors for the final time.

A statement said: "It is with regret that we announce House of Fraser Solihull will be closing on August 28.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank our staff for their hard work and dedication.

"Where possible, we are committed to finding new roles within the group for staff."

Locations including Cardiff Howells Building and High Wycombe have already closed in 2023.

Chief executive Michael Murray previously said the was “continually under review”.

The department store chain was bought out of administration in August 2018.

Since then, the number of shops has dropped from 59 to around 30.

New Look store sign

New Look will close branches this month


Lots of high street branches have closed shops in recent weeks, with more planned this month.

New Look closed Marketgate shopping centre, Lancaster at the weekend, on September 2.

Iceland will close Market Shopping Centre, Crewe and Grange Road, Birkenhead on September 16.

Wetherspoon and Costa will also shut locations in the coming weeks.

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