New Pizza Express closure list does not include Harrogate

A Harrogate restaurant which is part of a famous national chain appears to have escaped the latest round of closures on the high street.

Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 11:30 am
Pizza Express announced today it was being forced to close 73 of its 454 restaurants in the UK.

After Pizza Express announced today it was being forced to close 73 of its 454 restaurants in the UK, it issued a list of the places affected.

Although the likes of Leeds, Crown Street; Bristol, Berkeley Square and Hampstead, London are all ear-marked for closure, Harrogate's Pizza Express on Albert Street is not on the list.

The restaurant chain, which is majority owned by Chinese firm Hony Capital, said most of its restaurants had been profitable over the past three years but that earnings had been in decline.

Pizza Express also confirmed that the slimming of its portfolio will come with the potential loss of 1,100 jobs.

And the company said it has now appointed advisers from Lazard to begin a sale process for the business.

The full list of Pizza Express closures

Aberdeen, Belmont St

Aylesbury

Barnstaple, Three Tuns

Biggleswade

Billericay

Birmingham, Corporation St

Birmingham, Mailbox

Bournemouth, Post Office Road

Bramhall

Bristol, Berkeley Square

Bristol, Regent Street

Bromsgrove

Bruton Place, London

Charlotte Street, London

Chippenham

Dalton Park

Darlington

Dudley, Merry Hill

Earls Court, Earls Court Road, London

Edinburgh, Holyrood

Formby

Fulham Palace Road, London

Glasgow, Princes Square

Glossop

Gosforth

Grantham

Halifax

Hampstead, London

Hatch End

Hereford

Heswall

Ipswich, Lloyds Avenue

Leeds, Crown Street

Leeds, Horsforth

Ludlow

Lymington

Melton Mowbray

Midhurst

Milton Keynes, Hub

Moseley

New Brighton

Newcastle

Newport, Isle of Wight

Newport, South Wales

Northallerton

Nottingham, Goosegate

O2 Finchley, London

Orpington

Oxford, Oxford Castle

Poole

Port Solent

Ramsgate

Reading, St Mary's Butts

Scarborough

Sheffield, Devonshire Street

Sheffield, The Moor

Shirley

Southport, Old Bank

Stafford

Staines

Stoke

Stourbridge

Sudbury

Torquay

Uxbridge

Wakefield

Walsall

Wapping

Wardour Street, London

Weston-super-Mare

Whiteley Village

Whitstable

Wrexham

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