Press Release Year: 2020

May 26 2020

Poundland says high streets vital for recovery as more stores reopen

Discount retailer brings another 26 stores out of hibernation      Poundland today said the UK’s high streets were vital to rebuilding the economy as it brings more stores out of hibernation.   The UK’s leading discount retailer has kept most of its stores open for essential shopping and has brought another 26 out […]

May 15 2020

Poundland begins reawakening hibernating stores

We’re reawakening some of our hibernated stores from Monday 18 May. See the full store list below:   UPDATE: Open from Monday 25 May: Barrow Retail Park Bedford Howard Bletchley Carlisle Chester Retail Park Chilwell Retail Park Christchurch Crewe Droylsden Gateshead Retail Park Hammersmith King Street Ilford The Mall Kings Lynn Luton Newport Spytty Retail […]

May 5 2020

Celebrating the heroes who served yesterday and today

  Right across our stores, from Plymouth to Paisley, Cannock to Cardiff, here at Poundland we want to honour the heroes of yesterday and those of today.   That’s why this week, ahead of the VE Bank holiday, all our Poundland stores will be collecting hundreds of care packages to send to nursing homes and […]

Apr 15 2020

Thank you to colleagues and customers…

We want to say thank you to colleagues and customers. Here’s more from our MD, Barry Williams…  

Mar 26 2020

Hey Chunterers, a respectful request…

Hey Chunterers, a respectful request… #BeKind #Proudland pic.twitter.com/DepC3KEd3J — Poundland (@Poundland) March 26, 2020

Mar 24 2020

Further guidelines to keep you safe

We’re doing even more to protect you and our colleagues: Perspex screens at checkouts – for extra reassurance Managed flow of shoppers – into and out of our stores Limited till openings – for extra distance at checkouts Greater social distancing – including 2m markers in all of our shops Extra hand sanitiser for colleagues […]

Mar 24 2020

A message from Barry Williams

Yesterday we briefed colleagues that it was highly likely that only essential stores would be allowed to remain open and all other retailers would be asked to close. We were clear that we were being called to serve.  They were being asked to volunteer to serve their neighbourhoods with the food and other essential items […]

Mar 24 2020

We are here to serve our communities

Mar 21 2020

A message from Poundland – buy just what you need

We wholeheartedly back today’s government announcement that shoppers need to buy just what they need. That helps us make sure we have enough items for frontline workers such as those working in the NHS. That’s why from today we’re limiting shoppers to a maximum of three of the same item across our food, toiletries and […]

Mar 19 2020

A message from Austin Cooke

Hello, I’m Austin Cooke, retail director at Poundland & Dealz, and responsible for our 850 shops in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Of course, these are not normal times, but I wanted to summarise all the steps we’ve taken over the past 72 hours to ensure you can still shop at Poundland and Dealz […]

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