A CHARITY shop has reopened on Shirley High Street after three weeks of renovation work.

Shop volunteer Ali Short cut the ribbon to officially reopen the Oxfam store on Shirley High Street in front of a crown of eager supporters on September 27.

The store was closed for a total of three weeks so that work on the refit and refurbishment could take place.

As well as front of shop, work also took place in the backroom making it fully wheelchair accessible.

Shop manager Gustavo Velez said: "We are all delighted with the refit and I’m extremely proud of my team of volunteers for all their hard work and many hours putting our shop back together, making it look so fabulous.

"The shop looks so different so professional clean and bright a really nice shopping and working environment with high standards."

"There is now full wheelchair access, something that’s very important to us."

The store also has a growing bridal studio upstairs with hundreds of wedding dress- most of which are brand new.

The bridal store has been so successful that visitors can only come via appointment only.

The charity store are also hoping to be able to open their doors to the public on Sundays but are in need of more volunteers.

Gustavo added: "A huge thanks to all volunteers here, truly amazing individuals.

"Also big thank you to our customers too, we hope you like our shop as much as we do."