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#676453 - 16th Mar 2012 1:57am Mayalls, King St, closing.
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Wallpaper and paint shop Mayalls, on King St. Wallasey (next to the BP filling station) is set to close. I have been told that the owners of the land have now decided to sell - to Tesco.
A planning application went in for houses, about three years ago. It was passed but not followed up, so has now lapsed.
So could it be another supermarket or Tesco Express?

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#676455 - 16th Mar 2012 3:12am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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More "local News" < "street News"

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#676458 - 16th Mar 2012 8:02am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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yep it's a tesco, i was talking to danny murphy who ownes the pot-shots/rocket-ronnies snooker hall and they tried to buy that place off him to convert to a tesco but then they realised that it's built on a hill and that delivery wagons couldn't get to it easily so backed off, he said he wouldn't have sold it though. and then last he heard is the same, they've bought or are going to buy mayalls and knock it down, turn it 90 degrees and have it so the car park is at the front rather than the side and so delivery wagons can get to the side of the building.

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#676467 - 16th Mar 2012 9:39am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: j_demo]
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any ideas when it is closing?

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#676478 - 16th Mar 2012 10:03am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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It's been on going for sometime now, say good bye to the little family Run shops along king street / seabank road. Fuckin silly dont Need another one in Wallasey

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#676503 - 16th Mar 2012 11:44am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: ]
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my brother in law works in wallasey/mayalls paints and all 3 staff are devastated!, all the time and effort over the years the staff have put into the shop and greedy bast++d,s tesco,s and paint bosses bosses sell the staff down the river with the job climate the way it is! shame on them!!. sick

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#678162 - 21st Mar 2012 11:27pm Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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do we really need another tescos?. does anybody actually shop in tescos, i dont know if you agree but i find they are too expensive and the tesco expresses are even robbery on the prices so to decide to put one on king street wallasey is absolutely stupid unless there is a reason to put it there, possiblility trying to get the garage next door to mayalls wallasey wallpaper and paints the company they have now bought! the wallpaper shop is closing its doors saturday 28th april, obviously the staff are devastasted as they all have served alot of years in the place to be sold down the river straight onto the dole!. if anybody has any suitable jobs let the staff know. than rather speculate and give out inaccurate information the plans is to keep the existing building and convert it into a supermarket not as previously mentioned knock it down and turn it 90 degrees.

a mayalls customer.

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#678213 - 22nd Mar 2012 9:15am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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I've decided not to shop at Tescos anymore because of the attitude of the staff.Everyone has their off days but by God Tesco staff have more than most.My final visit was to the store at Bidston ,whilst there I did the lottery and wished the woman there (not the usual one)a cheery good morning,she said nothing in reply but just stuck out her hand and stared at me with an expression like a bulldog licking piss off a thistle,she put my tickets through and said "Ten" not even ten pounds or,God forbid,ten pounds please,just "ten".Well,this quite spoiled my morning so I rang customer services to have a word with them,shouldn't have bothered,I got put through to somewhere on the Indian sub continent and couldn't understand much of what was being said but was assured someone from the store would 'phone me back,you guessed it they didn't.So goodbye Tesco you have lost the custom of one very happy Asda customer.Rant over.

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#678258 - 22nd Mar 2012 12:25pm Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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Is it true that Tesco have a team that scour the country buying up suitable land,not so much with a view to utilising it themselves,but mainly to stop the competition building on it?

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#678372 - 22nd Mar 2012 8:32pm Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: ludwigvan]
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Originally Posted By: ludwigvan
Is it true that Tesco have a team that scour the country buying up suitable land,not so much with a view to utilising it themselves,but mainly to stop the competition building on it?


certainly is true, they would sooner own land to be left deserted and derelict and overgrown with weeds and fly tipped on so that no other supermarket chain could get there hands on it to build a supermarket, this goes for all supermarket chains not just the one mentioned,i bet you that they dont buy land next door to were they live. scumbags.

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#678443 - 23rd Mar 2012 8:46am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: ludwigvan]
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Originally Posted By: ludwigvan
I've decided not to shop at Tescos anymore because of the attitude of the staff.Everyone has their off days but by God Tesco staff have more than most.My final visit was to the store at Bidston ,whilst there I did the lottery and wished the woman there (not the usual one)a cheery good morning,she said nothing in reply but just stuck out her hand and stared at me with an expression like a bulldog licking piss off a thistle,she put my tickets through and said "Ten" not even ten pounds or,God forbid,ten pounds please,just "ten".Well,this quite spoiled my morning so I rang customer services to have a word with them,shouldn't have bothered,I got put through to somewhere on the Indian sub continent and couldn't understand much of what was being said but was assured someone from the store would 'phone me back,you guessed it they didn't.So goodbye Tesco you have lost the custom of one very happy Asda customer.Rant over.
That is disgusting, just like when people serve you whilst they're on the phone chatting away, that pees me off, get some manners.
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#678457 - 23rd Mar 2012 9:23am Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: ludwigvan]
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Registered: 30th May 2008
Posts: 442
Loc: Upton
Originally Posted By: ludwigvan
...So goodbye Tesco you have lost the custom of one very happy Asda customer.Rant over.
I went in the other direction about 5 years back due to the attitude of the staff at Asda Liscard.
Originally Posted By: ludwigvan
Is it true that Tesco have a team that scour the country buying up suitable land,not so much with a view to utilising it themselves,but mainly to stop the competition building on it?
Tesco are the main perpetrators, but it's not just them.

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#679938 - 28th Mar 2012 10:01pm Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: jaki1]
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Registered: 28th Mar 2012
Posts: 2
Loc: wallasey
28th april at the latest i have heard 20% Sale on starting now but stock running out so get there soon

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#679941 - 28th Mar 2012 10:04pm Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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Registered: 28th Mar 2012
Posts: 2
Loc: wallasey
not more tescos oh well im not shopping there but i am going to miss mayalls good decorating shop im off there to get last minute bargains happy shopping just feel for the staff at mayalls who have lost there jobs

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#681555 - 2nd Apr 2012 11:38pm Re: Mayalls, King St, closing. [Re: Norton]
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Registered: 6th Jul 2011
Posts: 28
Loc: WALLASEY
I emailed Tesco about their staff in the Seacombe store about 1 year ago because they were disgusting, no help, no manners, nothing, i never got a reply from Tesco BUT oddly enough thhe staff was changed within a month to bright and cheerful people!

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