The store had opened in 1913, four years after Woolworth
first set up shop in Liverpool.
's London chiefs confirmed the closure and said the shop would gradually be run down over the next 14 weeks.
's was an American store that opened its first branch in the UK in Liverpool in 1909 and at its peak had more than 1,000 branches nationwide.
Building offered a full floor of highly efficient space with abundant light and air, high ceilings and extraordinary views overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge."
The mass closure of Woolworth
stores across the nation marked the end of an era in British retailing.
According to Woolworth
, the transfer of these properties will be completed within February.
Buildings are not just protected The Woolworth
Building was designed in the Given its resemblance to European Gothic
The concept had been invented by American farmer's son Frank Winfield Woolworth
, who opened his first five cent store in New York State in 1879.
agreed with its related company Ermes Department Stores Plc, which now rents the space, to terminate the lease in the first half of 2016.
Properties, the building's owner, eventually placed a lien on the wine inventory, equipment and furnishings still left inside the 1,100-square foot space.
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In 1878 Frank Winfield Woolworth
began the first Woolworths
store with a loan of $300.