Wellingborough shopping centre closed apart from 'essential' retailers

Only those providing essential goods and services remain open at the Swansgate Shopping Centre
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Wellingborough's Swansgate Shopping Centre has closed for all retailers except those providing essential goods and services.

Those remaining open include Boots, Superdrug and Iceland.

A statement on the shopping centre's website says: "In line with Government guidance on 23 March calling for an escalation of Coronavirus social distancing measures, Swansgate Shopping Centre is now closed for all retailers except those providing essential goods and services – food & grocery, pharmacies, banks and post offices.

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Wellingborough's Swansgate Shopping Centre
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"Please check retailers’ social media channels and websites for news on individual store closures or opening times.

"The situation is evolving quickly so please be aware that published opening hours may vary among retailers and change at short notice.

"We are working hard to ensure that we can continue to provide a level of service to support retailers who are continuing to trade and serving their communities at this time.

"We would like to thank our retailers who are all working extremely hard in very challenging and unprecedented circumstances to ensure visitors are able to access goods and services.

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"We would appreciate your support in respecting Government’s advice to adhere to social distancing."

The essential shops which are open are:

Boots: 9am – 4pm (only open for baby products and pharmacy)

Superdrug: 9am – 5.30pm (only pharmacy)

Home Bargains: 8am - 6pm

Poundland: 8am - 6pm

Iceland: 9am - 5pm

Big Europe: 8am - 10pm

Wilko: 8am - 5pm

Bodycare: 9am to 5.30pm

Holland & Barrett: 10am - 5pm (10am – 11am for the elderly only)

Post Office: Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30 / Saturday 9am – 2pm

Don Millers: 8am - 5pm

Shopping centre bosses have said that this store list and the opening times could be subject to immediate change.