ONE OF THE FORMER Wilko units in Stroud is set to be taken over by a major brand. 

Sports Direct is set to move into one of the two empty units made vacant following the closure of the town's Wilko store. 

After months of works, signs have now appeared in the windows saying that Sports Direct is coming soon. 

Stroud News and Journal: Sports Direct is set to replace one of the two former units left vacant by WilkoBrands such as Game, USC, Lacoste and Tommy Jeans will all feature at the new store. 

The Sports Direct currently based in Union Street is set to close down soon.