The boarded up shops near the bottom of Leith Walk (Photo: Greg Macvean Photography)

Here are 19 businesses which closed in Edinburgh in the last year

The high street has suffered over the past few years with household names such as Debenhams and HMV struggling.

In Edinburgh, there have been at least 19 business closures in the last year. From House of Fraser in the West End to corner shops in Leith, it is an incredibly difficult time to be a business owner on the high street. Here are some of the businesses that shut in Edinburgh in the last year.

Carpetright shut its Leith store in April 2018 following a restructure.

1. Carpetright

Carpetright shut its Leith store in April 2018 following a restructure.
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All Toys 'R' Us stores shut in April 2018 following administration.

2. Toys 'R' Us

All Toys 'R' Us stores shut in April 2018 following administration.
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Mothercare closed its Fort Kinnaird store last year as part of cost cutting measures.

3. Mothercare

Mothercare closed its Fort Kinnaird store last year as part of cost cutting measures.
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The Straiton Mains FABB Sofas store shut after the company fell into administration in June, 2018.

4. FABB Sofas

The Straiton Mains FABB Sofas store shut after the company fell into administration in June, 2018.
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