Staff could been seen packing up stock as another Westgate Centre store closed down.

The VANS Oxford store shut its doors for the final time on Saturday (September 3) and a notice posted in the store window thanked customers for shopping at the outlet.

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Oxford Mail: VANS OxfordVANS Oxford (Image: Newsquest)

The sign reads: “As of 03/09/22 VANS Oxford is closed down permanently!

“The nearest VANS outlet store is Bicester Village.

“The nearest VANS retail store is London Brent Cross.

“Thank you for shopping with us at VANS Oxford!”

Oxford Mail: The sign outside the VANS Oxford store The sign outside the VANS Oxford store (Image: Newsquest)

Yesterday evening (September 5) staff could be seen taking clothes off the rails and packing stock into boxes.

Back in June, the New Look store in the shopping centre closed down and shut to customers.

That closure came as an Oxford Mail investigation revealed there were more than 50 empty retail units in the city centre, with High Street housing a majority of the empty shops.


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