Fears for future of new Hatfield shopping centre

FEARS have been raised for the future viability of a new shopping centre. The WHT has learned Lloyds Pharmacy, in Hatfield Business Park's Comet Square, will close at the end of February – just a year after it opened. A spokeswoman for the company said:

FEARS have been raised for the future viability of a new shopping centre.

The WHT has learned Lloyds Pharmacy, in Hatfield Business Park's Comet Square, will close at the end of February - just a year after it opened.

A spokeswoman for the company said: "Unfortunately the store is not commercially viable (enough) to remain open."

And Harminder Singh, who runs nearby aesthetics dentistry, is worried more businesses in the precinct could soon follow suit.


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Mr Singh, 36, told the WHT: "Along with a number of retail units we are struggling to attract people to the area.

"It is hard to find and not well signposted."

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