SPORTS and leisure store Decathlon is opening its doors to Uxbridge shoppers this Thursday (26) at the intu centre at 5pm. It will be located in the former BHS unit.

From noon-4pm, Decathlon will have a table tennis competition outside the new store, plus finger food and drinks served from 5pm.

The store will offer more than 70 sports under one roof, including running, fitness, team sports, fishing, watersports, cycling, skiing, golf and more.

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Additional services include cycle and scooter workshops, including repairs, textile printing, click and collect plus 365 returns policy with receipt.

Store manager Constanze Zehentmeier said “Decathlon’s aim is to make sports accessible for the many. We do so by offering a wide range of sports and products at the best possible value - online and in store.”

Decathlon Uxbridge will be open Monday to Saturday from 9am-8pm and 11am-5pm on Sundays, with browsing from 10.30. The new store will employ 25 people.