Is Sports Direct coming to the new Market Walk in Chorley?

A new Sports Direct store is expected to open at the new Market Walk in Chorley.

Friday, 31st January 2020, 12:45 pm
Updated Friday, 31st January 2020, 1:22 pm
Coun Margaret France said Sports Direct will be coming to New Market Walk in Chorley soon. Pic: Getty Images

Councillor Margaret France has revealed that the sports retail giant will become the latest addition to the new Market Walk "very soon".

The Labour councillor, who sits on Chorley Council's planning committee, made the announcement on Facebook following a council meeting on January 21.

"Council meeting finished early! Sports Direct coming to Market Walk very soon", said Coun France.

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Coun Margaret France, a member of Chorley Council's planning committee, said the Sports Direct store will open in the new Market Walk "very soon"

Coun France, who represents the Wheelton and Withnell ward, welcomed the imminent arrival of Britain's biggest sports retail chain to Chorley's high street.

"Should be great for the young people of Chorley", she added.

The nearest Sports Direct stores to Chorley are currently at Middlebrook, six miles away, and Wigan, seven miles away.

Chorley Council and Sports Direct have been approached for comment.