The multiple closed its branch on 456 Cheetham Hill, Manchester last week (May 25) to merge with a pharmacy along the road, at number 287, staff confirmed.
A second branch in Manchester, at 5 Kingsway, is closing to merge with a Cohens pharmacy on an adjacent street, at 56 Briarfield Road, staff confirmed. C+D understands a branch on 395 Tonge Moor Road, Bolton is also closing.
Cohens – which operates more than 200 pharmacies across England and Wales – declined to comment on why it is closing the branches or when they will close.
The closures follow an acquisition by Cohens of eight Lloydspharmacy branches across England and Wales last year.
Last week, the government revealed that 156 pharmacies have closed in England in the wake of the funding cuts.