Jobs created as toy retailer moves into Peterborough

More than 35 jobs are to be created in Peterborough with the opening of a new toy store

Monday, 16th May 2016, 1:12 pm
Updated Monday, 16th May 2016, 2:16 pm
Smyths Toys Superstores logo.

Smyths Toys Superstores are moving into a 16,000 square feet unit at 1b Boongate Retail Park, in Boongate.

The retailer says the new store will create more than 35 jobs ranging from retail assistants to management positions.

Liam Joyce, spokesman for Smyths Toys Superstores, said: “Smyths Toys Superstores are delighted to announce the opening of a new store in Peterborough.

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“We offer our consumers an extensive range of high quality products at competitive prices across a great range of toys, bikes and video games.

“We look forward to welcoming 35 new staff and new customers from the Peterborough area to our store.”

“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.”

The Boongate Retail Park opening will take the company’s total store estate in the UK and Ireland to 90 with plans to open a further 10 to 15 stores over the next year.

Smyths Toys Superstores stock all the top toy brands and the company says it prides itself on offering the most competitive prices on the best possible selection of products.