Shops remaining open in Scarborough’s Brunswick Centre during Covid lockdown

Shops have been ordered to close following the announcement of a new national lockdown.

By Louise Perrin
Wednesday, 6th January 2021, 1:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th January 2021, 1:10 pm

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that all non-essential shops must close in Scarborough and across England from Wednesday at 0.01am.

Non-essential retailers include clothing and homeware shops, car showrooms, betting shops, tailors, electronics shops, auction houses and market stalls selling non-essential goods.

However, shops can continue operating click and collect and delivery services.

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Some businesses remain open in the Brunswick Centre

Food shops, supermarkets, pharmacies, garden centres, and building merchants can all stay open.

Businesses that provide repair services may also stay open.

Banks, building societies, post offices, short-term loan providers and money transfer businesses can also remain open.

The Brunswick Centre has issued the following statement:

“Following the Government’s latest announcement, all non-essential retailers at Brunswick Shopping Centre will close until further notice.

“Essential retailers, Holland & Barrett and Brunswick News will remain open during this period, while selected retailers will also be operating a click and collect service as permitted by the Government.”

Click & Collect Services are available from New Look on Tuesdays between 9.00am and 5.30pm and from Next, Monday to Saturday 10am - 6pm and Sunday 11am - 5pm.

The statement continued: “We are following guidelines to keep visitors and staff safe, and to support efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. Please remember to respect safety measures and practice social distancing when visiting.

“Full details of our safety measures can be read here.

“Take care, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon.

“Thank you all for your patience and co-operation during this time.”