Toy Store to Create 50 New Jobs at Peel Retail Park Hyndburn

There was a jobs boost for Blackburn this week with Smyths Toys Superstores announcing that it will be opening a new toy superstore at the end of October in the Peel Centre.


Smyths Toys Superstores will take over a unit with a trading area of approximately 15,000 square foot. The toy retailer expects to create more than 50 jobs in the area which will range from retail assistants to management positions.

Rob Guckian, Spokesman for Smyths Toys Superstores, explained “Smyths Toys Superstores are delighted to announce the opening of a new store in Blackburn. We look forward to contributing to the area and offering the people here the best range and quality of products at the most competitive prices. With outstanding service and an amazing location, the new store is also sure to provide some fantastic employment opportunities to the local community. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic staff and encourage them to find out more on our website at, where positions are currently being advertised.”

Smyths Toys Superstores trade from more than 80 stores across the UK and Ireland with plans to open up to 10 new stores in the next year. Bursting with fun and excitement, the leading toy retailer’s stores offer a massive range of toys from dolls and action figures to baby products, video games and playsets. Smyths Toys Superstores stock all the top toy brands and pride themselves on offering the most competitive prices on the best possible selection of products.

The new store will open on our Hyndburn Retail Park