Apple customers in Kingston, Southampton and Manchester will be able to get their Apple fix if rumours about three new stores planned for the UK get the go ahead.

According to tech site RegHardware, Apple is getting ready to open three new stores in the UK and has begun recruiting staff for each location.

According to RegHardware, although the company has yet to announce the site officially, its situations vacant website lists the following locations: Arndle Centre, Manchester; West Quay, Southampton; and the Bentall Centre, Kingston.

There are currently six Apple Stores in the UK included locations in London's central Regent Street and Brent Cross Shopping Centre, in the Bluewater shopping centre, in Birmingham's Bullring, in Sheffield's Meadowhall site, and Manchester's newly redeveloped Trafford Centre.

According to RegHardware, the leaked list also includes the Sapporo, Japan store Apple formally announced late last week.