Tagged: Discount UK

Former Peacocks, Middlesbrough (7 Mar 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

Poundworld takes over Middlesbrough’s ex-Peacocks, as it opens its 30th store in 15 weeks


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Middlesbrough might have lost its Pure Party store in the fallout from Clinton Cards’ collapse, but as some retailers depart the town others are arriving...

Read more....
Artist's impression of new Cramlington Poundworld store. Image courtesy of Poundworld 1

Poundworld to open second Cramlington store on 6 April


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Hot on the heels of its new Express store in Redcar, which launched last month, the discount variety chain Poundworld is set to open another new...

Read more....
Poundworld and Discount UK store, Swindon (2 Mar 2012). Photograph by Lee Sartin 4

Fascia treatment of Poundworld’s 2-in-1 Swindon store revealed


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Many thanks to Soult’s Retail View reader Lee Sartin, who has sent in a picture of the dual-fascia Poundworld and Discount UK store that opened...

Read more....
Impression of new Redcar store. Image courtesy of Poundworld 2

Poundworld confirms 1 March opening for Redcar ‘Express’ store


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

The single-price retailer Poundworld has confirmed that it will open a Poundworld Express store in Redcar this week – only the third store to launch as...

Read more....
Family Bargains (former Woolworths), Bristol Galleries (22 Feb 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Poundworld and Discount UK to open dual-fascia store in Swindon


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Multi-price value retailer Discount UK is to open its 30th store, in Swindon, this week – under a dual fascia with its Yorkshire-based parent brand, Poundworld....

Read more....
Former Woolworths (now Boots), Linthorpe Village (16 Nov 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 6

One town, five stores: tracking down Middlesbrough’s ex-Woolworths (part 3)


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

In parts 1 and 2 of this series, I’ve talked about the two incarnations of Middlesbrough’s flagship Woolworths (store #8) – firstly at 91-93 Linthorpe...

Read more....
Window display, Poundstretcher Wombwell (3 Nov 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

Wombwell Poundstretcher’s Andrex window display is not flushed with success


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

A few days ago, I blogged about how Poundstretcher in Newcastle needs to sell itself better in order to capitalise on the extra footfall generated...

Read more....
Discount UK (former Woolworths), Newcastle (4 Nov 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

As Discount UK opens in Newcastle, Poundstretcher watches


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Poundworld-owned variety retailer Discount UK has opened its Newcastle store today, with stilt walkers and free sweets on hand to welcome shoppers to the former...

Read more....
Discount UK, Newcastle (29 Oct 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Newcastle’s Discount UK readies for 4 November opening


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Discount UK, the Poundworld-owned variety store retailer, is to open the doors of its new Newcastle store at 10am on Friday (4 November). As I reported a...

Read more....
Former Woolworths, Newcastle (30 Sep 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

End of an era as Newcastle Woolworths signage comes down


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Newcastle’s ex-Woolworths in Clayton Street (store #340) has been one of a dwindling number to retain its Woolies signage three years on, as more and...

Read more....
Former Woolworths, Newcastle (23 Aug 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 8

Has Discount UK signed up for Newcastle’s old Clayton Street Woolies?


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

It seems we might finally have an answer to all the work that’s been going on recently at the old Newcastle Woolworths at 73-79 Clayton Street...

Read more....
Discount UK (former Woolworths), Middlesbrough (4 May 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

Poundworld’s multi-price format, Discount UK, lands in Middlesbrough


Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /homepages/20/d138036059/htdocs/soultsretailview/wp-content/plugins/wp-word-count/public/class-wpwc-public.php on line 123

Down on Teesside last week, I’d only really planned to have a quick look around Middlesbrough while waiting for my connecting bus to Redcar. However, I...

Read more....