JOHN Lewis, Currys PC World and Ikea are amongst retailers extending their opening hours this night forward of the second lockdown.
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John Lewis will prolong its opening hours for this night so extra prospects can go toCredit score: Alamy
The strict new measures had been introduced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the weekend.
As a part of the restrictions, retailers will probably be ordered to shut except they’re classed as an “essential” retailer.
These included on this checklist are companies like supermarkets, pharmacies and hardware shops.
Different retailers that promote meals, medicines or different important items are additionally allowed to remain open.
Currys PC World can even keep open later right this momentCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The Entertainer is amongst retailers that should shut from tomorrowCredit score: Alamy
However shops which might be “non-essential” – which incorporates those who promote toys, clothes, electronics and homeware – should shut from midnight tonight.
Forward of the restrictions, retailers together with John Lewis, Currys PC World and The Entertainer have confirmed longer hours for this night.
John Lewis will probably be preserving 9 of its 42 shops – Oxford Road, Peter Jones, Southampton, Liverpool, Trafford, Peterborough, Newcastle, Leicester and Horsham – open later this night.
We have requested the retailer if it will possibly affirm how late some branches will keep open for and we’ll be updating this text.
Which retailers are staying open later right this moment?
THE following retailers have confirmed longer opening hours in England right this moment (November 4) forward of the second coronavirus lockdown:
Currys PC World: 8pm (smaller shops) or 10pm (bigger shops)
Ikea: Hasn’t stated how late retailers will keep open
John Lewis: Hasn’t stated how late retailers will keep open
M&S: Hasn’t stated how late retailers will keep open
The Entertainer: 9pm or 10pm
Currys PC World, in the meantime, will prolong its opening hours till 8pm or 10pm in all England shops this night. We have requested what number of shops it has in England.
Ikea advised The Solar that it plans on preserving some shops open later, though it hasn’t confirmed what number of branches.
The retailer – which has 17 retailers and 4 planning studios and click on and gather factors in England – additionally could not say how late some shops will keep open for.
In the meantime, The Entertainer additionally confirmed that its 148 retailers in England will probably be open later right this moment, with some branches staying open as late as 9pm or 10pm.
Boss Gary Grant advised the BBC the later hours can be “like Christmas” and stated shops wish to give prospects extra probability to buy this night.
The Entertainer has round 160 retailers throughout the UK.
M&S can also be preserving 200 of its shops in England open for “barely prolonged” buying and selling hours.
As opening hours do range relying on location, prospects ought to nonetheless test the related retailer finder instruments to see the newest opening occasions.
The second lockdown is because of stay in place till December 2.
We have rounded up a listing right here for all the shops that can and can’t stay open till then.
The second lockdown will see gyms, non-essential retailers and bars shut.
Pubs and restaurants can even not be allowed to remain open, though takeaway meals is allowed.
We have a listing of food places that can carry on offering takeaway and delivery right here.