Shoppers flocked to Charlton as a new Primark store opened at Brocklebank Retail Park, Charlton.

The official opening was last Thursday (November 30) at 10am with the customary large pair of novelty scissors.

The Irish fashion chain employs 216 people in its new two-storey, 47,700 sq ft retail store that includes free wifi and a coffee shop.

Simon Gibbs, director of sales, UK, Primark, said: “We are delighted to be joining this fantastic development at Brocklebank Retail Park, Charlton.

“This opening marks our 21st store in London. We look forward to providing our amazing fashion at amazing prices to our customers in Charlton and the surrounding areas.”