A retailer has revealed when its new Sussex store will open.

B&M confirmed its new site in Worthing’s Guildbourne Centre will open on February 21.

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The shop will create 75 jobs, a spokeswoman said.

Formerly occupied by Wilko, the unit has lain empty since the hardware and furnishings retailer tumbled into administration in September after it came under pressure from weak consumer spending and debts to suppliers.

B&M has applied to Worthing Borough Council for a premises licence to sell alcohol.