Here are the shops and restaurants that closed in Portsmouth in 2018

THE high street has experienced a turbulant time over the last 12 months.

Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 3:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 4:12 pm
A collage of four shops that closed in Portsmouth in 2018 PPP-191202-151632003

With Portsmouth seeing many shops and restaurants close during 2018, from small business to big chains. Here is a list of the ones that shut down last year.

Toys R Us at Ocean Retail Park in Portsmouth closed on April 20 as the company collapsed into adminstration. Picture: Jayne Clarke
The Marks & Spencer in Commercial Road on March 20, 2018. Picture: Sarah Standing

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Homebase in Ocean Retail Park closed on December 21 as part of a raft of closures across the country
New Look, in Commerical Road, Portsmouth closed on November 12, 2018, but the store moved into the Cascades Shopping Centre so didn't leave city. Picture: Google Maps
In December 2018, OJ's Discount announced it would be closing after 42 years because of sing costs and internet competition. Picture: Dean Kedward
The Poundworld in London Road was one of the 80 stores closed in July 2018 by the retailer. Picture: Tom Cotterill.
The Maplins on Fratton Road shut in 2018 as the company went bust
Chimichanga at Port Solent shut down in 2018 as its parent company axe a third of its restaurants across the country. Picture: Malcolm Wells