HMV closes store at shopping park

ENTERTAINMENT retailer HMV has closed its store at Parkgate Shopping Centre.

Twelve employees will be affected by the closure, but a company spokesman said today that efforts are being made to try to redeploy the staff.

HMV specialises in music, film and games and has stores throughout the UK.

Last year the operating group closed 60 outlets as a result of ‘challenging conditions’.

The company spokesman added that yesterday’s closure was due mainly to the lease expiring on the unit.