Tesco names stores which are set to close

Tesco has names the stores which are to close later this year
Tesco has names the stores which are to close later this year

Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed the list of stores which it is closing – and none of them are in Northamptonshire.

The firm announced shortly after Christmas that 43 stores across the UK were going to close as part of cost-cutting measures.

About 2,000 people will lose their jobs as a result of the announcement.

The full list of stores includes: Tesco Express in Bearwood; Belvedere; Church Street Ballymena; Heaton Chapel; Heybridge Essex; Houghton Regis; Liverpool Kensington; Longbridge Road Barking; Northfield Birmingham; Raymouth Lane Worksop; Sheffield Manor; South Tottenham High Road; Tredegar; Troon; Walsall Wood; Wealdstone; Whitley Bay and York Road Hartlepool.

Tesco Metro stores in Bicester; Bootle; Caerphilly; Crossgates; Devizes; Grangemouth; Mexborough; Morecombe; Ormskirk; Runcorn; Smethwick and Woodseats.

Tesco Superstores in Bedlington; Chatham; Connswater; Cregagh Road; Doncaster; Kirkcaldy and Wrexham Doods Lane.

Tesco Homeplus in Bristol Cribbs; Chelmsford; Chester; Edinburgh; Southampton and Staines.

The Express and Home Plus stores will close on March 15 with the remainder closing on April 4.