Thorntons: More than 100 locations where stores are NOT shutting down

THORNTONS has confirmed plans to shut all its company-owned stores, but more than 100 franchised branches are untouched by the closures.

The chocolatier said it has been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, which has required its stores to shut for months at a time over the in 2015.

Thorntons shops are presently closed throughout England, Wales and Scotland – and it’s now been confirmed 61 company-owned branches won’t resume when lockdown ends.

The move is expected to put 603 tasks at threat throughout the chocolate chain.

Validating the news yesterday, its owner Ferrero said Thorntons would continue to sell chocolate online by means of its website.

Its franchised stores will also remain open for company.

Which Thorntons stores are not closing down?

Thorntons has more than 100 franchise shops that operate under the name however are run independently.

These are not impacted by the closures.

We have actually listed the areas of these franchise stores in package below.

This list is based on the list of stores on the Thorntons website, which would appear to recommend that 103 branches will still open.

We have actually asked Thorntons for verification of precisely how many shops will stay open and we’ll upgrade this article when we understand more.

Which Thorntons shops are NOT closing?

THORNTONS shops that are franchised – so ones that are run separately and not by the company – are unaffected by the closures This consists of: Abergavenny

Accrington

Allenton

Allestree

Alvaston

Andover

Anlaby

Atherstone

Balloch

Barton Upon Humber

Bicester

Bingham

Blaby Post Office

Boston

Bridgnorth

Brighouse

Bromsgrove

Broughty Ferry

Cardiff

Cardigan

Carmarthen

Carterton

Chaddesden

Cheadle

Chepstow

Chippenham

Cleethorpes

Cottingham

Crosby

Cumbernauld

Dawlish

Didcot

Didsbury

Driffield

Droitwich

Dumbarton

Eastwood

Epping

Fishponds

Fraserburgh

Grantham

Greenock

Guernsey

Heanor

Helensburgh

Heswall

Hornsea

Inverurie

Irvine

Killingsworth

Kingswinford

Knutsford

Leek

Leigh

Leominster

Lerwick

Leven

Leyland

Locks Heath

Ludlow

Lytham St Annes

Maghull

Maidstone

Malvern

Market Harborough

Marple

Mexborough

Mickleover

Millom

Monmouth

Moreton

Nantwich

Norwich

Nuneaton

Oadby

Oakham

Ormskirk

Parkhead

Penrith

Plymstock

Ripley

Ross On Wye

Royal Wootton Bassett

Rugeley

Sandbach

Stamford

Stourbridge

Stroud

Sutton In Ashfield

Swadlincote

Tewkesbury

Thorne

Thornton Cleveleys

Trentham Gardens

Trowbridge

Uddingston

Urmston

Warminster

West Bridgford

Widnes

Witney

Worksop

Yate

Which Thorntons shops are closing?

Shops that are straight owned by Thorntons won’t be resuming once lockdown restrictions are raised.

In total, there are 61 branches that are shutting.

You can see which locations are closing in the box below.

Which Thorntons shops are closing?

THORNTONS is closing 61 of its high street stores – here’s the complete list of places it has throughout the country: Banbury

Belfast

Birmingham High St.

Bluewater.

Braintree.

Brighton.

Bristol Cribbs.

Burton.

Camberley.

Cardiff St Davids.

Castleford Café.

Chelmsford.

Cheltenham.

Cheshire Oaks.

Chester Eastgate.

Coventry.

Dalton Park.

Darlington.

Derby.

Doncaster Café.

Douglas.

Dumfermline.

Gateshead City.

Glasgow Buchanon.

Glasgow Silverburn.

Gretna Green.

High wycombe.

Horsham.

Huddersfield.

Hull.

Inverness.

Keighley.

Lancaster.

Leeds White Rose.

Leicester Highcross.

Lincoln High St.

Liverpool One.

Livingston café.

Loughborough.

Manchester Arndale.

Manchester Trafford.

Mansfield.

Merryhill.

Newcastle High Friars.

Newtownards.

Nottingham Vic.

Oldham.

Preston.

Reading.

Sheffield Crystal Peaks.

Sheffield Fargate.

Sheffield MH Lower.

Sheffield MH Upper.

Shrewsbury.

St Enochs.

Stirling.

Stockport.

Swindon Gt Western.

Uxbridge.

Walsall.

York Café.

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Non-essential stores are expected to open once again on April 12 under plans for the nation to leave lockdown.

But Thorntons isn’t the only business to confirm its shops will not reopen – we’ve noted all the high street chains that you will not see once again.

It’s approximated that over 43,000 retail jobs have been axed because the start of coronavirus lockdown as high street struggles to survive.

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