Doncaster businesses that have opened since March despite Covid-19 and national lockdowns

Despite a global pandemic and two national lockdowns brave Doncaster business people proved that they couldn’t be put off by opening new shops, cafes and beauty salons.

Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 7:37 am
Doncaster businesses that have opened since March despite Covid-19 and national lockdowns.

From a 20-year-old opening his dream pet shop to a new Costa opening, take a look at the eight places which have opened since March.

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Crafters Tammy Freer and Marie Wilson, who usually trade on markets, wanted to find a space where they could feel safe selling their products. The duo opened the shop in August and have 13 independent crafters and artists in the space at any one time.
The coffee giant, which has more than 2,400 shops across the UK, now has nine outlets in Doncaster following the opening of the new outlet on Wheatley Hall Road.
Cardzone, which is located on the Upper Mall next to River Island in the unit previously occupied by Clintons, opened in August. The shops specialises in greeting cards and gifts and is also home to a wide variety of popular brands, including Yankee Candle, TY, Disney and Willow Tree.
Nail and brow bar Brows offers affordable, high-quality treatments including threading, tinting and waxing, as well as lash and nail treatments. It opened in September.
Arundell Vets opened the doors of its new 24-hour state-of-the-art veterinary practice in October on the site of a former shopping unit at Kirk Sandall mall.
Opened in August the store contains a wide range of branded products, including toys, food and drink, homeware, pet products, health and beauty and seasonal.
Kirsty Mackell set up a new floristry business The Little Green Flower Pot inside the Doncaster Woolmarket in August. It has an emphasis on environmental products.
Bailey Newbury from Doncaster has achieved his childhood dream of opening an exotic pet store in the town in June.