Wilkinson store opens in Reading

Wed 1 December 2010, 9:22 am

Christmas shoppers will have an even bigger choice of gift ideas when a new Wilkinson store opens in the town centre tomorrow. (Sourced from www.getreading.co.uk.)

Reading Mayor Councillor Gul Khan will cut the ceremonial ribbon at 9am and a range of festive activities and entertainment will be on offer throughout the day.

The new home and garden retailer, on the site of Broad Street Mall’s former food court, will create 120 jobs.

Reading store manager James Bird said: “Opening a new store in Reading is an exciting prospect.

“We’re proud to be creating so many new jobs for local people and we’re looking forward to becoming part of the community.”

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