B&M to open gigantic new shop in former Doncaster Toys R Us store

Bargain chain B&M is to open a huge new store in Doncaster in the town’s former Toys R Us shop at Lakeside Village.

By Darren Burke
Monday, 13th July 2020, 12:07 pm
Updated Monday, 13th July 2020, 12:08 pm

The firm, which already has four stores in Doncaster, has already begun work on the huge new store which is due to open next month.

Lakeside Village centre manager Di Rodgers said: “Eagle-eyed shoppers may have spotted some new signage here at Lakeside Village in recent days.

“We can confirm that a major refurbishment project has got underway at the former Toys R Us property at Lakeside Village, to accommodate an exciting new addition to the centre – one of the UK’s fastest growing variety retailers, B&M.

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B&M is opening a new store at Lakeside Village.

“We know how excited our customers will be to hear this development – we are too - and we’ll be releasing more information in the weeks to come.

The store will sell groceries, toys and games, health and beauty, homeware, electrical goods, DIY equipment and gifts.

It will also have a garden centre where customers will be able to buy plants, tools and landscaping materials.

The firm is already advertising for staff and job vacancies will be advertised HERE

Bosses have announced that it will open the doors on August 26 this year.

The huge former Toys R Us store at Lakeside has been empty since early 2018 after the American-owned retailer went into administration with the loss of more than 2,000 jobs and all its UK stores.