Several high street retailers and department stores, including Primark, Debenhams and John Lewis, have reopened to customers for the first time since March, with new safety measures in place.
Live updates as non-essential shops reopen in England
Last updated: Monday, 15 June, 2020, 13:46
- Non-essential shops have reopened to customers in England
- Huge queues have been seen at Primark stores across the UK
- Shops have opened for the first time since March
Non-essential shops reopen to customers in England
Non-essential shops across England reopened for business today for the first time in almost three months.
Shoppers are being encouraged to "be sensible" in their approach, as the government begins to reopen the economy "gradually and carefully".
Long queues have already been seen at Primark stores across the country, with lines of shoppers seen waiting outside branches Birmingham, Derby, Liverpool and Nottingham.
Huge queues at Primark as it reopens 153 stores
Queues of shoppers have been seen at Primark stores across England as the retailer reopens its doors.