Broxburn's new Poundland opens its doors for business

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Poundland will open a new store in Broxburn, at 9am today (Saturday, May 22), bringing the town’s shoppers more choice and creating jobs in the area.

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The new store at 122 East Main Street, Broxburn, West Lothian, will employ 15 colleagues and, at more than 6,600 square feet, the former Peacocks unit will offer shoppers a wide range of items.

It will bring to the town Poundland’s PEP&CO clothing for the whole family, including womenswear, menswear and kidswear, as well as PEP&CO Home ranges such as chic ornaments,

photo frames and trendy throws.

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Customers will also be offered everyday essentials, including groceries, drinks, snacks, cleaning products, health and beauty, as well as entertainment, stationery and craft items.

Poundland retail and transformation director, Austin Cooke, said: “We’re very excited about opening our Broxburn store which is in a fantastic location right in the heart of the town.

“It’s a great addition to our network of stores in Edinburgh and the surrounding region, including Livingston and Bathgate, and we’re really pleased to be creating new jobs.

“We know from the response elsewhere that Broxburn customers will love our PEP&CO clothing and homeware. It means they can buy more of what they need in a single shopping trip.”

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The new store will operate to the highest standards of safety with barrier screens at checkouts and thorough and regular cleaning regimes applied across the day.

Customers are asked to observe government guidelines on social distancing and wearing masks to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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