Return of Poundies in Galashiels

Poundstretcher's last store in Galashiels was demolished to make way for the Great Tapestry of Scotland building.Poundstretcher's last store in Galashiels was demolished to make way for the Great Tapestry of Scotland building.
Poundstretcher's last store in Galashiels was demolished to make way for the Great Tapestry of Scotland building.
Discount retailer Poundstretcher is to open a new outlet in the Borders this month, it has been confirmed.

Poundstretcher closed its High Street outlet in Galashiels in January, 2016.

The building was later demolished to make way for the permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland.

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Now the Huddersfield-based company has confirmed that a new outlet is to open at Unit 2 Comely Bank Mill Retail Park in King Street, a premises formerly used by Carpet Right, on Saturday, January 28.

A Poundstretcher spokesperson said: “It will be a great day with an exciting entertainer and plenty of vouchers up for grab.”

Back in 2018, the company took over the Original Factory Shop in Hawick’s victoria Road, trading under Bargain Buys.