HMV has announced that 66 of its stores are to close.

Administrator Deloitte announced the closure of the stores today - which employ 930 people - but Hereford's store will remain open.

No date has been set for the closure of the affected stores although it is expected closures will take place over the next one to two months.

HMV currently operates from 220 stores in the UK.

The 66 stores earmarked for closure are:

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Ballymena
  • Barnsley
  • Bayswater
  • Belfast Boucher Road
  • Belfast Forestside
  • Bexleyheath
  • Birkenhead
  • Birmingham Fort
  • Blackburn
  • Boston
  • Bournemouth Castlepoint
  • Bracknell
  • Burton-upon-Trent
  • Camberley
  • Chesterfield
  • Coleraine
  • Craigavon
  • Croydon Centrale
  • Derry
  • Dumfries
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh Fort
  • Edinburgh Gyle Centre
  • Edinburgh Ocean
  • Edinburgh Princes Street
  • Edinburgh St James
  • Falkirk
  • Fulham
  • Glasgow – Fort, Glasgow – Silverburn
  • Glasgow Braehead
  • Huddersfield
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Leamington Spa
  • Leeds White Rose
  • Lisburn
  • Loughborough
  • Luton
  • Manchester 90
  • Moorgate
  • Newry
  • Newtonabbey
  • Orpington
  • Rochdale
  • Scunthorpe
  • South Shields
  • Speke Park
  • St Albans
  • St Helens
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Tamworth
  • Teesside
  • Telford
  • Trocadero
  • Wakefield
  • Walsall
  • Walton-on-Thames
  • Wandsworth
  • Warrington
  • Watford
  • Wellingborough
  • Wigan
  • Wood Green
  • Workington
  • Wrexham.