Dr Kershaw's Chadderton shop closes its doors

Date published: 01 October 2019

Dr Kershaw’s Hospice has announced the closure of its Chadderton shop with effect from Wednesday 2nd October.

The decision was taken to close the Chadderton shop following a review of revenue streams to the charity.  The hospice will now focus resources on the four remaining charity shops in Lees, Shaw, Oldham and Royton. 

The Shop Manager and volunteers have all been consulted and the hospice has been able to offer everyone alternative positions within the organisation. 

Chief Executive, Joanne Sloan said, “As a hospice we are constantly reviewing our revenue streams. With rising rents and other factors, we have taken the difficult decision to close our Chadderton shop. 

“The closure will in no way affect our service delivery. Moving forward, the hospice will concentrate on developing our remaining four stores, as well as our ecommerce shops such as eBay.

“On behalf of everyone at the hospice, I would like to offer a heartfelt thanks to all our staff and volunteers in the Chadderton shop who have worked tirelessly over the years to help raise funds for patient care.

“The hospice always welcomes the offer of time from volunteers in other areas of the organisation and in our remaining retail shops.

“A special thanks also goes to our customers who have supported the shop, we hope that they will continue to support the Hospice through our other shops and online store.”

Customers will still be able to visit the shop up to and including its final day of trading on Wednesday 2nd October.

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