Shops Closed

WITH THE EXCEPTION of Weston-super-Mare and Watford (now trading independently as Life WsM and Storehouse Watford respectively), all remaining branches of Living Oasis ceased trading in August 2011 when parent company Nationwide Christian Trust entered administration: see Nationwide Christian Trust Enters Insolvency (UKCBD News, 4/8/2011) for more information.

Updated 26/06/2011

Archived Notes

EARLY IN 2011 the Living Oasis project began to show signs of foundering, with the branches listed below either closed or closing down during the first half of the year, whilst plans to relocate and expand others as part of a “Phase Two” development — Leeds and Liverpool in particular — have been subject to ongoing delays. Unfortunately, despite repeated requests, the company has yet to provide further details of its plans for further closures and/or developments.

Croydon, noted separately, is an anomaly in that the shop was never opened due to the failure of Living Oasis to secure the lease on the premises.

As of the date of this report (see above), only 7 branches appear to be currently trading; see Q&A: What’s Happening to Living Oasis? for a more detailed overview of the situation.

Updates will be posted here under the Living Oasis tag as and when information emerges: UKCBD entries for all branches are currently under review and should therefore be regarded as provisional. Prospective customers would be wise to call ahead to check store status and opening times before visiting, especially if travelling any significant distance.

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