A COLCHESTER flooring shop is hosting a festive giveaway this Christmas with prizes worth more than hundreds of thousands of pounds up for grabs.

Christmas could come early for any number of Essex residents planning to pop into their local Carpetright store this side of the holiday. 

Carpetright, in Tollgate Road, Colchester, is hosting a giveaway from now until December 17.

As a part of the company's nationwide Golden Giveaway competition, more than £360,000 worth of free flooring is up for grabs this month.

With 14 stores based in Essex, luck residents can win up to £750 towards their flooring if they grab a winning ticket.

For more information go to carpetright.co.uk/great-golden-giveaway.