McColl’s shops could collapse threatening SE London stores

A chain of convenience stores is on the brink of collapse threatening jobs and shops across the country.

McColl’s has stores in Abbey Wood as well as Blackheath and Slade Green as part of 1,400 across the country employing 16,000 people.

The Abbey Wood store has been around for some time on Wilton Road located near the station.

In future footfall I creases are likely here with Crossrail opening in 19 days at the time of writing.

The chain has a link with Morrisons. Administrators may be called in tomorrow.


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3 thoughts on “McColl’s shops could collapse threatening SE London stores

  • May 6, 2022 at 6:09 am

    So sad I feel for the staff. Let’s hope a rescue package for the McColl’s can be found To secure jobs for the staff. These stores.povide a good local service for local residents As John says the Abbey Wood will see extra footfall when Crossrail opens on the 24th May.

  • May 6, 2022 at 6:38 am

    I agree I also hope a rescue package can be found for McColl’s to save staff jobs. . These little convenience stores serve local communities well.

  • May 6, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    The Issa brothers who bought ASDA from Walmart have made an offer, so there is hope for at least some of the workforce.


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