B&M is set to open four new stores in various locations across the UK in October 2023. 

The popular chain retailer currently has over 700 stores across the UK and will add to that this month.

B&M has already increased its UK numbers in 2023 opening five stores last month alone - including in Wigan, Llanelli and Stockton-on-Tees.

South Wales Guardian: See the locations of the four new B&M stores opening in October 2023.See the locations of the four new B&M stores opening in October 2023. (Image: B&M)

This comes as a boost for the UK high street which has taken a significant hit in 2023.

Next revealed recently it would be closing 11 stores before the end of the year. 

Wilko entered administration in August resulting in hundreds of stores shutting their doors for good in the months following - with the last phase of closures set to take place this month.

Boots revealed earlier this year it would be closing 300 stores in the next 12 months. 

Other UK high-street retailers including Argos, New Look and Iceland have also closed a number of stores across the UK in 2023.

New B&M stores opening in October

Despite other retailers closing their stores, B&M continues to increase its numbers in the UK.

The retailer opened five new stores last month and according to the B&M website, there are set to be a further four openings in October.

The four B&M stores opening in October 2023 are:

  • Newbury (Home store) - October 7
  • Birmingham - The Fort Shopping Park (Home store) - October 14
  • York - Monks Cross Shopping Park (B&M Home Store with Garden Centre) - October 18
  • Chatteris - October 25

There will also be a new B&M Home Store opening in Thornaby - Teeside Shopping Park on November 23, 2023.

B&M job vacancies available from retail and security

There are a range of new job opportunities available with the retail chain as well. 

B&M are currently looking for people to fill roles in the following areas:

  • Retail/stores (222 vacancies)
  • Distribution/transport (5)
  • Support Centre (6)
  • Security (26)

For more details on the new stores or for any of the job vacancies visit the B&M website.