This BHS store was the first to shut after the chain went bust — you can see why it was in trouble

BhsOscar Williams-Grut/Business InsiderInside BHS Canada Water.

BHS closed for good on Thursday after administrators Duff & Phelps failed to find a buyer for the collapsed department store.

11,000 jobs are now likely to be lost across the country.

One of the first stores to shut on Thursday was the Surrey Quays store in South East London, according to ITV. The broadcaster reports that one unnamed staffer said: “Oh f**k” when told of the news.

Surrey Quays happens to be my local store and I visited last month just after BHS fell into administration to try and see why it was in trouble.

What I found was an unloved, drab store with a confused pitch that suggests BHS failed to move with the times on pricing and fashion.

Check it out below.

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