A SHOPPING centre in an Oxfordshire town has 18 units that are currently shut.

Residents in Banbury have seen a dramatic drop in the amount of brands at Castle Quay.

Debenhams - which was one of the site's flagship stores - was the latest shop to close last month as well as clothes shop USC.

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Other brands such as Marks and Spencer, Thorntons, Beaverbrooks, Carphone Warehouse and Monsoon have also closed within the last 15 months.

Oxford Mail: Thorntons recently closed in Castle QuayThorntons recently closed in Castle Quay

H&M, New Look, Boots and WHSmith are some of the remaining shops that are open with Game having moved out of its unit into Sports Direct.

Castle Quay's other flagship store, BHS, closed several years ago and the space has since been converted into a food hall called Lock 29 featuring local independent businesses.

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