Pet store to open creating 10 jobs

A NEW pet store is set to open next month providing 10 jobs after a £385,000 investment.

Pets at Home is expected to open on January 25 at its new site in Sedlescombe Road North, St Leonards.

The company has taken over the former Focus DIY store and spent the last four months transforming it into a new premises.

A Dunelm Mill branch, which specialises in soft furnishings, is also due to open on the same site next month creating several more jobs.

The Pets at Home store will provide thousands of dedicated pet products for local dogs, cats, small animals, reptiles, chickens, birds, fish and wildlife.

There will also be a Groom Room, offering full grooming, bath and blow dry, puppy grooming and nail clipping,

Store manager, Mark Taylor, said: “I’m delighted to be opening our new store in Hastings.

“It will offer everything a pet owner could wish for, all under one roof.”