MOTHERCARE is the latest in a growing number of shops to close their doors in Swindon this year.

Yesterday it was revealed the baby shop will close all of its 79 stores including its Greenbridge branch, putting 2,500 jobs at risk.

No closure date has yest been set.

READ MORE: Swindon shoppers react to Mothercare's demise

It comes only days after the end of the Regent Circus Morrisons, which shut for good on Sunday.

READ MORE: Morrisons at Regent Circus closes for good

The first closure in the town centre announced was Dorothy Perkins and Wallis stores after owners Arcadia agreed a deal with creditors.

READ MORE: Dorothy Perkins and Wallis set to close

Argos soon followed suit, shutting its town centre store at the end of July but keeping the Greenbridge outlet open.

READ: Argos store to close by the end of July

Next door, Starbucks then closed its doors. The town centre coffee shop closed just days after opening its first drive-through store in the town.

READ MORE: Brunel Starbucks to close

Outside the town centre, the Homebase store at Greenbridge Retail Park revealed its closure in August after a lengthy closing down sale.

READ: Homebase announces closing date

Also in August, Thorntons revealed it was closing its town centre store, but keeping its location in the Designer Outlet, after deciding it did not need two stores in Swindon.

READ MORE: Chocs away... Thorntons leaving town centre

And at the Outlet itself, Ed’s Easy Diner closed without notice in September,. It has since been revealed burger joint Five Guys will replace it.

READ: Ed's Diner shuts the door

In the past two months the town centre has seen a number of extra closures, including independent card store Cardmarket at the Brunel centre.

READ MORE: Cardmarket closing

Thomas Cook and William Hill both closed plenty of national stores including the stores in Swindon's town centre.

READ: Thomas Cook shops closed