Coffee chain Pret A Manger is set to close around 30 of its 410 UK shops. 

It has been widely reported that the high-street giant, which has several stores in Oxfordshire, is set to make job cuts amid the lower footfall post-pandemic. 

The company this morning said the impact of coronavirus on trading meant it had to make a 'difficult decision'.

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Pret A Manger stores in Oxford: 

  • Cornmarket Street 
  • Westgate Centre (temporarily closed) 
  • John Radcliffe Hospital 

There is also a branch at Bicester Village.

It is not yet known whether any Oxfordshire branches will be affected.