High street giant Boots is expected to close down a dozen shops across the UK in 2024.

It comes as the brand previously announced in summer of 2023, that they would be shutting down some stores as the aim to keep to close some 300 stores across the country.

The US owners of the brand, Walgreens Boots Alliance at the time shared that the closures were in aim to optimise locations and opening hours.

As James Kehoem, global chief financial officer at Walgreens previously said: “We will continue to optimise our locations and opening hours and expect to close an additional 300 locations in the UK and 150 locations in the US."

If the 300 closures were to go ahead, it would see UK Boots stores drop from 2,200 to just 1,900.

Since the announcement, Boots has shut 20 stores including in areas like York, Exeter and Leicester with more closures on the way.

Full list of all Boots closures in 2024

These are all the Boots stores set to close in 2024, it’s important to note that some stores do not have a confirmed closure date at the time of writing.

  • Cliftonville, Kent - January 20
  • Pemberton, Wigan - January 26
  • Hough Lane, Layland, Lancashire - to close in January
  • Front Street, Prudhoe - no date
  • Rhos on Sea - March 2024
  • Colwyn Bay - April 2024
  • Portland Walk, Barrow - no date
  • Gestridge Road, Teignbridge - no date
  • Caerleon Road, Newport - to close in early 2024
  • Chepstow Road, Newport - to close in early 2024
  • Carlyon Road, St Austell, Cornwall - to close in early 2024
  • St Blazey, Cornwall - to close in early 2024
  • Lurgan - no date
  • Chard Road, Plymouth - no date
  • Mannamead Road, Plymouth - no date
  • Claremont Street, Plymouth - no date

So far another 16 Boots brands have been confirmed to close in the coming weeks, however, the brand did confirm that all closures would offer an alternative store less than three miles away.