The checklist of Milton Keynes outlets and companies which we misplaced in 2020 – MKFM 106.3FM

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Coronavirus has strike Milton Keynes tough in a number of ways.

Just just one of them is the number of shops and businesses which have been dropped because of to the economic affect.

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With a deep recession, is it inescapable that equally community and national companies will undergo and have to make the tough selection to close their doorways for good.

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These are just some of the enterprises which have been compelled to close their doors in Milton Keynes in the earlier yr:

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Debenhams

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The biggest casualty for the browsing centre in Milton Keynes has been the closure of Debenhams.

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The retailer was unable to concur new phrases with the landlord, Intu and announced the long lasting closure previous month.

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It is not all lousy information here while, as MKFM exposed that Future Magnificence opened in its put.

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Frankie and Benny’s

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Each Frankie and Benny’s places to eat in Milton Keynes have been place up for lease as the chain introduced

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The firm did not expose which web sites would be remaining open up and which would be closing.

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Even so, MKFM can reveal that both Milton Keynes restaurants – at Xscape and the Kingston Centre – have been set up for hire.

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Cath Kidston

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All Cath Kidston retailers will stay shut, together with the one in Milton Keynes, as it turns into a electronic-only retailer.

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Melinda Paraie, Main Executive Officer, stated: “Even though we are delighted that the potential of Cath Kidston has been secured, this is clearly an very complicated day as we say goodbye to lots of colleagues.”

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“Regardless of our pretty finest initiatives, against the backdrop of COVID-19, we ended up unable to protected a solvent sale of the business which would have permitted us to avoid administration and carry on investing in our present-day kind.”

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Laura Ashley

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Laura Ashley’s store at Grafton Gate East Retail Park was holding a Closing Down Sale earlier this 12 months.

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Every thing has been lessened and has to go, including inventory currently being cleared from the warehouse.

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Irrespective of the keep closures that will comply with the ‘everything will have to go’ sale, the Laura Ashley brand name will stay on the internet and at vendors nationwide.

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Carluccio’s

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Carluccio’s in Milton Keynes will not be re-opening right after only 30 of the chains dining places nationally were saved in a offer.

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The owner of Ed’s Uncomplicated Diner and Giraffe acquired 30 of the internet sites immediately after the chain went into administration at the end of March – but not the a single in Milton Keynes.

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Phil Reynolds, joint administrator and spouse at FRP, claimed: “The Covid-19 lockdown has set extraordinary stress on corporations across the leisure sector.”

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Pizza Express at The Hub

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Pizza Specific has verified that their restaurant in the preferred eating district The Hub is to permanently near.

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This is component of the cafe chain’s options to close 73 branches nationwide and axe over 1,000 careers to conserve rental expenses. 

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Whilst just one area Pizza Convey restaurant will be closing, 3 will keep on being open in Milton Keynes. The eating places at the centre:mk, Xscape and MK1 will go on to trade as ordinary. 

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Cafe Rouge

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Cafe Rouge in Milton Keynes will be closing completely as the entrepreneurs of the chain enter administration.

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Everyday Dining Team, who own Cafe Rouge, Bella Italia and Las Iguanas, have identified as in administrators and will minimize additional than 1,900 employment as effectively as closing 91 dining establishments throughout the Uk.

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The organization have blamed the “intense operating surroundings” with the coronavirus lockdown.

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Sweatshop

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Sweatshop in Xscape Milton Keynes have announced they will not be re-opening yet again.

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Posting on their Fb web page, they claimed: “Thanks to unforeseen situation it is with great sadness to announce that Sweatshop Milton Keynes will not be reopening.”

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“We would like to get this time to thank all users of the Sweatshop functioning local community previous and present for your determination, enthusiasm and enthusiasm for running and allowing for us to be aside of your journey.”

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Morano’s Churros

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The churros cafe located in The Centre MK will not re-open up at the time lockdown ends.

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Publishing on Fb, the corporation explained: “In now incredibly aggressive trading conditions, the current general public well being crisis usually means that we merely are unable to absorb the drastic collapse in demand which has occurred and which we consider will proceed to deteriorate into the foreseeable potential. “

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“Chris, Jane and I would like to acquire this chance to thank you all for supporting and checking out us but we would primarily like to thank all our personnel who labored tirelessly to deliver our dream of Churros and Spanish support to you all.”

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“The monies left in the organization will be used to fork out our terrific team and we want them all the best for the long term. We hope you all remain risk-free in the existing weather and when it is ideal to do so, keep on to guidance businesses in your spot. Adios from all at Morano’s.”

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Development Suzuki

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Development Suzuki, found in Outdated Stratford, took to Facebook to say the compelled closure of dealerships through lockdown experienced led to ‘the reopening remaining untenable’ and ‘too substantially for the enterprise to bear’.

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They added that they have been ‘working relentlessly and tirelessly to keep on to locate a way ahead amid these unbelievably tough times.’

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In a statement to customers, they explained: “The Covid-19 pandemic which has devastatingly swept in and most importantly taken lives has also decimated very good people’s livelihoods and firms, quite upsettingly just after a lot of many years of procedure we are one particular of people casualties.”

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Sellwells Fenny Antiques Centre

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A area antiques centre in Milton Keynes has announced it will be closing as the coronavirus tends to make it ‘impossible to go on trading’.

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In a assertion, the firm reported: “It is with a significant heart that Tony and Mags have determined to near Sellwells Fenny Antique Centre.”

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“In the present situation with the coronavirus it is not possible to go on trading.”

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Chicheley Corridor

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Chicheley Hall in Chicheley will not be re-opening soon after closing on 23rd March due to the new federal government restrictions.

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In a assertion, they said: “Chicheley Hall shut its doorways on 23 March following the government’s directive for the suspension of all non-critical enterprises as a outcome of the coronavirus pandemic.”

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“Regrettably the ensuing devastating economic affect on the hospitality marketplace, collectively with heightened operational limitations, has intended we have taken the difficult final decision to close our doorways permanently.”

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STA Vacation

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The STA Vacation Keep at intu Milton Keynes is established to near as the enterprise ceases buying and selling in the British isles.

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STA have above 50 outlets throughout the United kingdom as well as selling holiday seasons online through their website.

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An Affiliation of British Vacation Brokers spokesperson informed the BBC: “STA Journey will be a title that is common to most men and women who will have utilized them to journey or been aware of their name on the Large Avenue, and this distressing news will sadly have an affect on the livelihoods of hundreds of workers.”

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Casa Cento

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An independent Italian cafe in Milton Keynes has ceased trading thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Casa Cento Italian Restaurant is positioned on Stony Stratford Large Street and was effectively acknowledged for its vary of pizza and pasta.

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The corporation operated as a consider-away and shipping service all through the early aspect of lockdown, but has now closed its doors for superior.

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