THE OPENING date for a store that is set to open in the former BHS store in Taunton has been announced. 

Poundworld will be opening its doors to shoppers from September 21 at 10am. 

30 new jobs have been created by the shop's opening. 

The North Street store will be a Poundworld Plus store, offering items for £1, as well as items more than £1. 

Tony Cook, area manager at Poundworld, said: “We’re excited to be opening our first ever store in Taunton in the next few weeks and taking up a prime retail location in the town.

"We’re all about offering local customers their favourite brands and products at the best possible prices – we really are passionate about helping people save as much money as possible on their weekly shop.”