Some stores to remain open in Shrewsbury’s shopping centres during lockdown
Shrewsbury’s Darwin, Pride Hill and Riverside shopping centres are to remain open during the current lockdown, but only a small number of stores will be open, and two cafes will be open for takeaway only.
As with previous lockdowns, the Pride Hill Centre is available for access to Vision Express for appointments and emergencies only – via the main entrance on Pride Hill. No public access is available to the lower levels of the Pride Hill Centre and through to the Riverside Centre.
Security staff are available on the front entrances of the centres to assist members of the public with any queries and to advise people about the wearing face coverings in the centres.
Kevin Lockwood, Shrewsbury shopping centres manager, said:
“Shrewsbury’s shopping centres are and will remain open for a small number of stores but we ask that our customers follow the latest Government guidance and only make essential visits at this time.
“Furthermore, we are encouraging anyone – be it a member of staff or the public – who is feeling unwell, to stay at home and to get tested.”
Stores currently open as of 5 January are:
Pride Hill Centre
- Lipstick & Gin – open for click & collect/ order via phone on 07530 428063
- Vision Express – appointment only
- Cool Trader – normal opening hours
- Dada Oriental – open Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm; Saturday, 10.30 – 4pm; closed on Sunday
- Rob Buckley – open for appointments only, Monday – Saturday 10am to 2pm.
- Time Piece Watch Repairs – open for repairs only
- Costa – open for takeaway only
- Green Options – awaiting confirmation of opening hours
- Home Bargains – normal opening hours
- Poundland – normal opening hours
- Frankie’s – Open for takeaway only between 10.30am and 3.30pm
- WH Smith – normal opening hours
- Marks & Spencer – normal opening hours
- Tubeway Records – open for click & collect only
Shrewsbury Shopping Centres continues to monitor and follow the advice from the Government and Public Health England and is working closely with stores and their staff throughout this challenging period to maintain their consistently high standards.
All stores classed as non-essential are temporarily closed until further notice.
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