Wilko, which has stores in Abergavenny and Chepstow, has collapsed into administration putting 12,000 jobs at risk.

Despite extensive efforts, the chain , which has been trading since 1930, has been unable to find emergency investment to save its 400 shops across the UK.

The loss-making company, which is still owned by the founding Wilkinson family, previously announced that it had suspended home deliveries. before calling in the administrators