Jobs Saved At House Of Fraser In Belfast

House of Fraser has committed to a new long term lease at its current premises in Victoria Square, Belfast.

The department store group has also pledged to spend £10 million on upgrades to the outlet.

It follows doubts over the shop's future after House of Fraser was bought over by Mike Ashley, the owner of Sports Direct, last year.
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The firm employs more than 500 full, part-time and concession staff in Belfast, and is the 42nd store to have its lease extended since the sale.

The 120,000 sq ft shop first opened in 2008, and the refurbishment will see the introduction of new luxury and contemporary brands.


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