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Full list of the 75 Body Shop stores closing across the UK

Pedestrians walk bas a branch of The Body Shop in central London on February 12, 2024. The Body Shop, the near 50-year-old cosmetics company renowned for its ethical hair and skin products, is near bankrupt in the UK after poor Christmas trade, according to reports in British media. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)
The Body Shop will keep 116 UK stores open. (DANIEL LEAL via Getty Images)

The Body Shop will close 75 shops in the UK over the coming weeks and cut 489 jobs weeks after it collapsed into administration.

The shops will close in a 'phased process' over the next four to six weeks, the joint administrators of the brand have decided.

Combined with cost cutting at the company's head office, between 750 and 800 people will be made redundant.

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The beauty retailer said 116 stores will remain open, as the company looks into shifting its focusing on website sales and 'wholesale strategies'.

FRP Advisory, which is managing the restructuring, said it would "support all impacted staff with claims to the Redundancy Payments Service".

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"In taking swift action to right-size The Body Shop UK store portfolio, we have stabilised the business," said FRP Advisory's Tony Wright.

"We remain fully focused on exploring all options to take the business forward."

Full list of The Body Shop stores closing:

  • Aylesbury

  • Banbury

  • Barnstaple

  • Basildon

  • Battersea

  • Bedford

  • Beverley

  • Bexleyheath

  • Blackburn

  • Blackpool

  • Bournemouth Commercial Rd

  • Bolton

  • Brixton

  • Broughton Park

  • Bury

  • Camberley

  • Carlisle

  • Carmarthen

  • Chippenham

  • Cirencester

  • Croydon

  • Didcot

  • Durham

  • East Kilbride

  • Edinburgh Gyle Centre

  • Edinburgh Princes Mall

  • Epsom

  • Fareham

  • Farnborough

  • Glasgow Braehead

  • Glasgow Fort

  • Glasgow Silverburn

  • Glasgow Station

  • Grimsby

  • Halifax

  • Harlow

  • Hastings

  • Hempstead Valley

  • High Wycombe

  • Huddersfield

  • Hull

  • Ilford

  • Ipswich

  • Isle of Wight

  • Islington

  • Kendal

  • Kings Lynn

  • Leeds White Rose

  • Lewisham Centre

  • Lichfield

  • Loughborough

  • Luton

  • Macclesfield

  • Middlesbrough

  • Morpeth

  • Newton Abbot

  • Northampton

  • Oldham

  • Perth

  • Peterborough Queensgate

  • Portsmouth

  • Regent Street

  • Salisbury

  • Stafford

  • Stanstead Airside

  • Stratford Upon Avon

  • Swansea

  • Telford

  • Thanet

  • Trowbridge

  • Wakefield Trinity Walk

  • Walthamstow

  • Wigan

  • Woking

  • Wolverhampton

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The seven stores which were shut on February 20:

  • Surrey Quays (London)

  • Oxford Street Bond Street (London)

  • Canary Wharf (London)

  • Cheapside (London)

  • Nuneaton (Warwickshire)

  • Ashford Town Centre (Kent)

  • Bristol Queens Road (Bristol)

The Body Shop was bought by restructuring firm Aurelius for an initial payment of £117m in a deal agreed in November and finalised in early January.

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