Arcadia makes u-turn on Hitchin Dorothy Perkins closure

Dorothy Perkins was going to be closing down

Dorothy Perkins was going to be closing down - Credit: Archant

HITCHIN’S Dorothy Perkins will not close after all, after its parent group agreed a reprieve.

The sign which stated the store was closing

The sign which stated the store was closing - Credit: Archant

The Bancroft store was earmarked for closure, with staff receiving redundancy notices and a closure sign displayed in the window.

But Arcadia has now made a u-turn, telling staff they will get to keep their jobs.

See more in Thursday’s Comet.