House of Fraser has announced it will close its Norwich department store. The shop, located in intu Chapelfield shopping centre, has been rumoured to shut since Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley bought the chain weeks ago.
House of Fraser are yet to confirm a closure date, but intu Chapelfield have said the store will shut sometime next year.
House of Fraser claim they're closing as they weren't able to agree "reasonable terms" with landlord intu Chapelfield, despite having 14 weeks of meetings.
'The 169-year-old chain went into administration in August 2018. Hours later, it was announced that Mr Ashley's Sports Direct would buy House of Fraser for £90 million. Mr Ashley urges other landlords to be "more proactive to help save the House of Fraser store.'