BHS stores across the UK have launched closing-down sales as the 88-year-old chain is wound down following its collapse.

Shoppers, commentators and journalists have taken to Twitter to mark the demise of the department store retailer.

Many of the sales appear to have started just a day after former owner Sir Philip Green gave evidence to an MP-led inquiry into BHS’s demise. A number of stores had already been running sales since news of the administration in April.

At its flagship London store on Oxford Street, shoppers have been left in no doubt the end is near for the store:


In Newcastle, all available windows have been used to advertise the closing-down sale:

In Edinburgh, closing-down posters have appeared at the store on Princes Street:

In Wood Green, north London, it is a similar story with savings of up to 30% on some items:

However, it remains unclear whether this will be the last we see of the BHS name, as Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley is reportedly looking to acquire the brand and up to 80 stores.