DIY chain Wickes to reopen some stores tomorrow with social distancing measures

DIY chain Wickes has announced plans to reopen six stores with strict social distancing measures in place.

Wednesday, 29th April 2020, 11:24 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th April 2020, 11:45 am

Each shop will limit the number of customers in the shop at any one time, while clear signs and floor markers will advise customers to keep two metres apart.

A spokesperson said: “Initiatives that have been successfully deployed by other essential retailers are being introduced to ensure customers can shop safely and colleagues remain protected.

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Wickes is to reopen six stores with social distancing measures in place.

“Each of the stores will limit the number of customers in the shop at any one time, while clear signage and floor markers will advise customers to keep two metres apart.

“Additionally, each shop has installed perspex screens at the tills and service stations, and colleagues on the shop floor will be using PPE.”

Stores in Pudsey, Cheltenham, Preston, Sevenoaks, Cricklewood and Hailsham will open to the public on Thursday, April 30.