Large queue forms for opening of Poundstretcher in Great Yarmouth

Mayor Kerry Robinson-Payne officially opens the Poundstretcher store.Picture: Anthony Carroll

Mayor Kerry Robinson-Payne officially opens the Poundstretcher store.Picture: Anthony Carroll - Credit: Archant

A large crowd has gathered in Great Yarmouth town centre to witness the opening of a Poundstretcher store in Regent Road.

College students with the Wroughton pupils. They have formed a learning partnership.Picture: East No

College students with the Wroughton pupils. They have formed a learning partnership.Picture: East Norfolk Sixth Form College - Credit: Archant

The store, based in the former BHS building and which has created 20 jobs, was officially opened by the mayor of the borough Kerry Robinson-Payne at 10am and saw people queuing up 7.30am to take advantage of a series of bargain offers.

In opening the store Mrs Robinson-Payne said: “I am delighted with the lovely investment Poundstretcher are putting into the town.”

Deputy store manager Peter Pousfield said he was pleased so many people had turned up for the opening.