Shoe store Clarks has confirmed it is set to vacate its current premises on Strait Bargate following the lease on the building coming to an end.
A spokesman for the store said the company had ‘made a business decision not to renew it’.
They said: “The staff have all been made aware and Clarks is in the process of finding a new store space.”
The Standard is also aware of rumours of closure circulating regarding other stores in the town. We have made press enquiries and await an official response.