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West Shoes at Lane Ends is closing down

Posted on - 19th December, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Business, Preston News
West Shoes is closing down at Ashton Pic: Google. 

Owner of West Shoes, at Ashton, has announced that it is due to close down later this month.

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The popular footwear shop has sold quality shoes and accessories, for all different ages, in the Ashton area for 39 years.

West Shoes provides a variety of different footwear for men, women and children.

A sign was placed in the front window of the shop, located at 421 Blackpool Road, informing customers that the shoe shop will be closing down on Friday 22 December 2017.

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Owner of the shop, Brian West, announced that the closure is taking place because he will be retiring at the end of December.

He has been running the store with his son over the years, and it is one of Preston’s last remaining shoe shops.

Brian West, 84, said: “The shoe shop is due to close on Friday 22 of this month.

“It will be closing down because I am retiring.”

The shop has recently held a sale to help redistribute the footwear that currently remains in stock, and this will finish on Friday along with the closure.

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After Mr West’s retirement, he will be looking to sell the property and the remaining stock.

Do you know West Shoes at Lane Ends in Preston? What do you think about the closure of the local shop? Let us know in the comments below

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