Thrifty yet trendy shoppers in Bexleyheath will be pleased to hear that a new pound shop is set to open in The Broadway this weekend.

One Below, a new UK discount shop from the original founders of Poundworld, will open this Saturday, April 27, bringing with it 20 new local jobs in retail and management.

The Bexleyheath shop will be the new brand’s first location to open in Greater London and claims to be the first shop to sell everything for £1 and under.

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Savings-savvy shoppers will be able to nab wide range of items on the cheap across 10 departments including groceries, home, health and beauty, baby care, toy, DIY, partyware, craft and gardening.

Many of the former staff who lost their jobs when the old Bexleyheath shop went in to administration in 2018 have been given new employment at the brand new One Below store.

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The company also plans to open a further five stores in Greater London by the end of the year, creating more than 100 retail jobs.

Speaking ahead of the launch, co-founder and managing director Christopher Edwards, 36, said: "We’re delighted to be opening our first store in Bexleyheath.

"One Below will be the only name on the high street offering everything it sells for £1 or less, with branded, quality products costing as little as 29p.

"We look forward to helping local shoppers to save on a variety of their favourite products.