Nottingham’s House of Fraser store to close after rent row

Mike Ashley
Sports Direct is to close its House of Fraser store in Nottingham's intu Victoria Centre. The company, which bought House of Fraser out of administration in August for £90m, blamed landlords for not being more "proactive" in order to save the store. Sports Direct has also announced it is closing House of Fraser stores in Lakeside in Essex, its Metrocentre operation in Gateshead and sites in Norwich. In a statement, Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley said: "We had various meetings with the landlord, Intu Properties, and adopted ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...