19 brands that disappeared from Blackpool high streets in recent times including Wilko, Maplin and Thomas Cook

The retail industry has struggled in last decade or so with many brands going into administration.

The latest is Wilko which once had a store in Blackpool and there’s one in Cleveleys which will be closing its doors. But which other stores do you remember which have disappeared from our town? Here’s a reminder of those which have either gone bust, moved out or rebranded as online companies