New Wilko's brings 60 jobs

Homeware giant Wilkinson is to open a huge new store in Halesowen creating more than 60 jobs, the Express & Star can exclusively reveal.

Homeware giant Wilkinson is to open a huge new store in Halesowen creating more than 60 jobs, the Express & Star can exclusively reveal.

The retail chain will take over the site of the former Safeway in Hagley Street.

It brings to an end more than a year of speculation about the land.

The store - known as Wilko's - is expected to open early next year after the firm agreed a deal with owners of the 34,870sq ft site, Vale Retail Ltd.

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