House of Fraser in Carlisle set to close next year
Carlisle's House of Fraser shop will close after creditors granted approval for the department store to shut 31 stores.
Six thousand jobs will be lost nationally, including about 150 in Carlisle.
The store, on English Street, is likely to shut next year.
The chain announced plans to close the 31 branches next year, in a radical restructuring by the company’s Chinese owners.
The flagship Oxford Street store is among those to close.
Yesterday's vote was a make-or-break moment for the 169-year-old business.
If the rescue plan had failed, administration was likely.
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