THE fashion retailer New Look has left the high street in Leigh.

A popular part of Bradshawgate, New Look has attracted many customers over the years with its selection of womenswear, menswear, and teen clothing.

Residents noticed that the unit was shut last week and New Look has confirmed that the shop closed down on Wednesday, May 8.

Bosses thanked colleagues and customers for the support in Leigh over the years, and indicated that the nearest New Look stores now located in Wigan, Bolton, and Manchester.

However, many residents have bemoaned that another big name brand has left the high street, suggesting that this may have further implications on footfall in the town centre.

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A New Look spokesperson said: “Our store in Leigh closed on Wednesday, May 8.

"We would like to thank all of our colleagues and the local community for their support over the years.

"We hope customers continue to shop with us at our nearby stores in Wigan, Bolton and Manchester, while our full product ranges can also be found at”