Tagged with Walsall

Farewell to The Hub, Walsall: closing down October 2015

Farewell to The Hub, Walsall: closing down October 2015

IN A PRESS RELEASE issued on Friday 10th July 2015, The Hub, Walsall — a survivor of the STL/Wesley Owen meltdown in 2009 — announced that it will be closing down in October this year, a decision which has come after much heart-searching and various attempts to find a viable way forward proved unsuccessful. Continue reading

News Roundup: Carlisle, Harrogate and Walsall (Updated)

Redundancies at STL Distribution, Carlisle News emerged over the weekend of fresh redundancies at STL Distribution, Carlisle, with 10 warehouse staff leaving on Friday, Feb 19th. Sources indicate that the total workforce is expected to be cut by 1/3, with the next round of redundancies cutting staff in the Customer Services section due to be … Continue reading

Wesley Owen: More closures, but hope for Chester?

Despite ongoing conversations with the Nationwide Christian Trust, I’m told that this weekend will see another four five of the abandoned branches of Wesley Owen — Chester, Dundee, Inverness, Macclesfield and Walsall — finally cease trading. That leaves branches of CLC in Dundee and Inverness, but no overtly Christian retail presence in the other three towns, … Continue reading