TJ Hughes future remains a mystery
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THE retailer lined up to take over the former TJ Hughes site will not be announced before Christmas, its new owners have announced.
Dove Properties purchased the vacant High Street store at auction in October.
The firm paid £670,000 – little more than half the original asking price – and revealed it had a retailer willing to take on part of the ground floor.
However, Dove’s Tim Warrell has told the Mercury red tape surrounding taking over the unit from a company in administration has halted progress and no announcements will be made before Christmas.
Dove plans to re-open two flats at the top of the store and hold discussions with North Somerset Council over other uses for the site.