IKEA, Zara and Lush were among some of the most requested shops Leader readers would like to see open in Wrexham. 

The city centre is currently home to shops like Next, Primark, and Marks and Spencer's, however, the latter will move to the Plas Coch retail park as a food hall later this year.

It will leave the M&S site and Debenhams store empty at Eagles Meadow, with nothing announced to replace them as of yet.

Earlier this year, Wrexham MP Sarah Atherton said several 'exciting' businesses were lining up moves to the shopping centre, but nothing has been confirmed. 

We asked Leader readers what shop they would like to see open in Wrexham and it proved very popular, with hundreds of suggestions for new stores on the High Street or at Eagles Meadow. 

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Karen Rondel said: "We need an IKEA. Warrington is the closest, it would fetch people from all over if it's nearby."

Amanda Dyer Davies said: "Zara, H&M, and Pull & Bear."

Simon Morris suggests moving most shops back to the High Street, he said: "Butchers and veg shops. Close Eagles Meadow to bring shops back to the high street and use it as an entertainment hub."

Gaenor Watts added: "IKEA, Zara and a decent full-size M&S with lots of the range in it like Llandudno. Would have loved Debenhams to stay."

There were a number of calls for a return of Woolworths, with Debbie Miller, Judy Garrigan, Nicola Thomas and Lisa Marie Roberts wishing the former favourite could return. 

Megan Munn asked for H&M to be brought back to the town. 

Stephen Williams and Anthony White suggested a Flannels store in Wrexham. 

Lauren Pearce was one of many who wants a Lush store in Wrexham. 

IKEA and Zara were certainly the two most popular, could we see either of those stores open a Wrexham branch soon?