Banned director works on new department store chain

15:17 opened in a former BHS store in Ayr last year

A businessman banned from being a company director is involved in a new department store business.

Entrepreneur Ted Ward is involved with 15:17, which is taking premises formerly occupied by retailers such as Debenhams and House of Fraser, the Sunday Times reported.

Ward is behind the business, which rents premises before sub-letting space to occupants such as fashion brands and cafes.

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