Next have confirmed that its store at Hatfield's Oldings Corner Retail Park is closing down.

Rumours about the future of the store have been circulating online over the past week, and now the fashion retailer has confirmed the store will be close its doors for the final time in January next year.

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"We can confirm that the Hatfield store will cease trade on January 13, 2024," a Next spokesperson told the Welwyn Hatfield Times.

It will be the second Next store in Welwyn Hatfield to close in the past two years, after the retailer closed its Howard Centre site in Welwyn Garden City back in January 2022.