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Toys 'R' Us Mural @ Basingstoke by CCB-18 Toys 'R' Us Mural @ Basingstoke by CCB-18
As many UK citizens may have heard, the chain-brand toy-store Toys 'R' Us is closing down here in the UK, with Closing Down sales going on this week - which means all UK stores will be closed for good by Mother's Day.

True, the news and the website states that it'll be closing down selected stores, the question is which ones? If that store is successful, will it face the axe? (It's like the Beeching Cuts all over again - only with toy shops instead of railway lines) 

It's a real shame that this has happened as it was a leading brand in toy shopping, and Hayes near Heathrow Airport was one of the original 27 stores across the country. 'Course, the biggest shame was to the refurbished Reading branch, which only just opened in October last year, having moved from the centre of Reading, near the railway station, to the outskirts on the western side...

I do wonder what will become of the stores themselves, the staff and all the store's paraphernalia? 

This picture, in question is located behind the Customer Service desk next to the tills in the Basingstoke Branch at the Brighton Hill Retail Park on the outskirts. 

Thankfully, the staff there informed me that someone else had purchased it, so it will go to a new and safe home, but this'll be the last time I'll ever see it again - and I'm not going to traipse around the UK searching for it in other stores, should they remain open...

Well, good luck and god's speed to all those Toy R Us workers, and to the UK stores...
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Waltsland1912 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
omg this mural still exist on my store! this is soo cool! i love that mural
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CCB-18 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Which store's yours?

Take my advice, take a photo of it before the store closes down (probably knocked down) and it's lost forever...
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Waltsland1912 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
mine's is in lisbon, i think the mural is still there
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