The biggest Home Bargains in the North East will open to customers on Saturday (November 18) at a County Durham retail park, as excitement builds from customers.

Opening at the Dragonville Retail Retail park, the huge shop boasts the usual favourites from the bargain brand but is also offering a garden centre and café. 

The first customers of the store can be the first in the shop at 8am, while customers are already making plans with their friends and family to visit the major retailer. 

Alongside the normal features of a Home Bargains store, the new Dragonville shop will have an in-store bakery, featuring freshly baked items. 

The announcement was revealed by the retail online earlier this week, which drew customer's attention to the shop opening soon. 

The post read: "Are you even ready for this?

"We have a new Home Bargains coming to Durham - our biggest store in the North East.

The Northern Echo: The Home Bargains on Dragonville Retail ParkThe Home Bargains on Dragonville Retail Park (Image: HOME BARGAINS)

"With aisles and aisles of all your favourite bargains, you won’t want to miss this!"

This store is one of numerous that feature across the North East, including the brand's newest addition in the Gateway Retail Park in Middlesbrough.

The Middlesbrough store opened on Saturday, October 7, and was named 'Middlesbrough 2' to compliment the existing Middlesbrough shop.

Home Bargains hit headlines in August this year after shoppers were left stunned after finding Christmas decorations more than four months before the big day.

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Customers at Home Bargains called the chain’s festive move “depressing”, with one scrooge writing: “Who allowed the lunatics to run the asylum?”

The discount store was one of the first shops in the country to deck out their shelves with tinsel, baubles and even Christmas cards.

And a photo taken of one of their outlets shows two aisles overflowing with tonnes of red, gold and green items - perfect for the festive season.