Blow for Wigan retail park as Argos closes its doors

An Argos store based at a Wigan retail park has closed its doors as part of a nationwide shake-up.

The retailer has shut down its standalone branch on Robin Park Retail Park

However, if shoppers have bought items for collection, they can still be collected from the store.

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A sign outside reads: “We are still here for you if you have pre-paid online, and you are wanting to collect from within your seven day window, you can still collect them from this store."

The standalone branch on Robin Park has closed
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In late 2020, it was announced that the 420 standalone UK Argos stores would close by March 2024, although owner Sainsbury's said it would open 150 Argos outlets within its supermarkets.

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An Argos spokesperson said, “Our Robin Park Retail Park Argos store has now closed and colleagues were offered opportunities to redeploy to alternative roles within Sainsbury’s.

"Customers can continue to shop with us at our nearby stores, including Argos within our Wigan Superstore.”

The note placed outside the store

Wigan town centre’s Argos store closed in 2017.