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Clothing store Wellgosh to close for first time in 32 years – due to coronavirus


Family-run UK independent clothes store Wellgosh announced in March that it is temporarily closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, they are thriving more than ever online, with free shipping to the UK, Spain, France and the Netherlands, they are able to service their customers worldwide.

In a statement posted on the Wellgosh Facebook page, a store spokesman wrote: “Due to the serious ongoing global health crisis that we are all facing together, as of Monday 23rd March we will be temporarily closing our Leicester High Street shop until further notice for the first time in our 32-year history.

“As a family-run independent business, this has been a difficult decision to make, but we do believe this is the right thing to do in order to help protect the health and well-being of our staff, our good friends, our loyal customers and all our other co-habitants of the beautiful planet we call home.”

The statement also encouraged customers to shop online, continuing: “Our new and improved website will still be up and running and we are continuing to take extra precautions with regard to cleanliness and hygiene in our office and warehouse spaces.

“We will continue to update the site with new stock and special offers daily and will endeavour to offer the best customer service possible.”

Wellgosh continues to offer the latest trends across mainstream and independent brands. Their website features athletic-inspired, men’s clothing & sneakers from brand names offered in a refined environment.

Some of their latest footwear stocked includes the Adidas Streetball and Nike React.

Nike’s D/MS/X Collection sees a new silhouette join the ranks in the form of the React Vision.  Constructed from a mix of materials including engineered mesh uppers, React sole unit and coloured up in a clean mix of Light Bone, Terra Blush and Photo Blue. Check out the wide selection of Nike footwear and clothing available to buy now at Sizes and stock are limited.



Wellgosh is one of a growing number of cities centre stores to temporarily close in a bid to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Among the most recent closures are H&M, New Look, Primark and HMV, which all closed at the weekend, and John Lewis, which closes today.