Waitrose confirms which Devon stores will close this summer

Waitrose will close two of its Devon stores this summer. Credit: PA

Waitrose has confirmed two of its Devon supermarkets will close this summer.

The two stores in Torquay and Teignmouth will close in June after being sold to another retailer.

The shock announcement comes after the retail giant said three other stores - in Barry, Derbyshire and Leicestershire respectively - will also close.

The stores affected are based in Torquay and Teignmouth. Credit: PA

The Waitrose store in Barry will close in June, while the supermarket in Ashbourne, Derbyshire is shutting in order to be turned into a Poundstretcher .

And the Waitrose supermarket in Blaby, Leicestershire will be the fifth store to close, shutting its doors for the final time on June 16.