WILKO has confirmed that its Runcorn store in Runcorn Shopping City will close its doors for good next week.

Administrators said today, Tuesday, that 111 more stores will serve customers for a final time next week.

The firm will close 37 stores after trading on Monday, September 25, a further 37 on Wednesday, September 27, and another 37 on Friday, September 29.

It has been confirmed that the Runcorn store will close on Tuesday.

The closure of Wilko Widnes remains unclear, with the store not appearing on the closure list.

The high street chain, which entered administration last month, started its closure process last week.

Runcorn and Widnes World: Shelves appeared to be bare from last weekShelves appeared to be bare from last week (Image: Newsquest)

All of Wilko's 400 shops will close by early October, according to administrators from PwC.

Nadine Houghton, national officer at the GMB union, previously said: “Wilko was far more than a brand, a retailer or the products it sold, it was the thousands of loyal team members now facing an uncertain future.

“Wilko may have ceased genuinely being a family brand many years ago, but the staff kept the real family ethos of Wilko alive until the very end.

“It is the family that Wilko colleagues made for themselves that will be missed the most.”