Comet closes its doors this weekend after 79 years

A number of Comet stores across the East Midlands will trade for the final time this weekend. Comet collapsed into administration last month.

54 stores nationwide will close between now and early next week, including those in Worksop, Sandiacre, Kettering and Peterborough.

A number of firms are thought to have put forward potential bids but administrators said they have no option but to start closing stores in the absence of a firm offer.

Stores closing on 9th December:

  • Banbury
  • Worksop
  • Boston
  • Stafford
  • Grimsby
  • Wolverhampton
  • Telford

Stores closing on 10th December

  • Sandiacre
  • Halesowen
  • Kettering
  • Stores already closed
  • Birmingham / Perry Bar
  • Cannock
  • Coventry Gallagher
  • Newcastle Upon Lyme
  • Northampton - Riverside
  • Rugby
  • Selly Oak
  • Tamworth