Watford’s Wilko’s last day of trading is getting closer and huge signs are in the shop window highlighting final offers.

Although roughly more than 50% of stock had been sold there were still some items up for sale when the Watford Observer visited on the afternoon of Saturday, September 23.

The store is set to close on Tuesday, September 26, along with 36 other Wilko stores on the same day.

Watford Observer: Store closing signs are in the window.Store closing signs are in the window. (Image: Newsquest)

While most of the shelves were completely empty, there were still some last-minute bargains to be bought.

Watford Observer: Some shelves were quite full.Some shelves were quite full. (Image: Newsquest)

The store has some kitchen appliances up for sale with a Wilko microwave selling for £45 instead of the original £75.

Watford Observer: Kitchen appliancesKitchen appliances (Image: Newsquest)

A Vivo 16cm pan has been reduced from £49.99 to £14.99 and a salad bowl is now for sale at £5.40 instead of £9.

Watford Observer: Irons and salad bowels Irons and salad bowels (Image: Newsquest)

Christmas decorations were also still in stock with 70% off the original price.

Watford Observer: Christmas decorations Christmas decorations (Image: Newsquest)

Animal lovers might also be in luck as some of the pet products have up to 40% off.

Watford Observer: Pet productsPet products (Image: Newsquest)

Anyone in the midst of sprucing up their home might find a ceiling light shade, which are also on offer.

Watford Observer: Ceiling light shadeCeiling light shade (Image: Newsquest)

On August 10 it was announced that Wilko had fallen into administration after it failed to secure a rescue deal.

Watford Observer: Most of the shelves in the shop were completely empty.Most of the shelves in the shop were completely empty. (Image: Newsquest)The chain, which runs more than 400 stores across the UK including one in the High Street, told its 12,000 staff that it has hired administrators from PwC to oversee the process.