Hemel shopping centre works with retailers to ensure safety of customers and staff when shops re-open

Shops selling essential items have remained open during the lockdown

Monday, 18th May 2020, 12:52 pm

The Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead is working with it's retailers to put new safety measure in place when non-essential retails stroes re-open.

Following the governments new guidelines the shopping centre has been working with non-essential retailers to ensure social distancing can be maintained when they re-open.

A spokesperson for The Marlowes Shopping Centre said: "In light of the governments new guidance on the re-opening of non-essential retail stores, we are currently working closely with our retailers to review and implement a number of additional measures to ensure the safety of our guests, customers and employees.

The Marlowes Shopping Centre (C) The Marlowes

"These measures will include an increase in current instructional and directional signage throughout the centre and a one way system in place, the introduction of sanitising stations at all entry points and the continued escalation in the intensity and frequency of our cleaning procedures, encouraging all our visitors and staff to practice good hygiene with regular hand washing.

"Whilst we look forward to welcoming back the community to the centre, the health and safety of our guests, customers and employees is our top priority."

The following key stores are still open for trade:

Wilko: 9am-5pm

The Marlowes Shopping Centre (C) The Marlowes

Savers: 9am-5pm

Holland And Barrett: 9am-5.30pm

Marks & Spencers: 8am-6pm

Tesco: 7am-10pm daily

Wenzels: 9am-5pm

Fagaras: 9am-5pm

Vision Express: Emergency appointments only, Tuesday- Saturday: 10am-5pm

Specsavers: Emergency appointments only.

Metro Bank: 10am-4pm, closed weekends

Halifax: 10am-2pm, closed weekends

HSBC: 10am-2pm, closed weekends

Natwest: 10am-1pm, closed weekends

Fresh Market is just running a market stall

Sunday trading 11am-5pm unless stated.