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When is Primark open again?

by Carl Smith |

Never in a million years did we think we'd actually miss that snake-like Primark queue, picking up that essential Fanta-flavoured chapstick and some dodgy Bluetooth headphones along the way. But, hey, lockdown's thrown many a spanner in the works and we've found ourselves longing for the hustle and bustle of our favourite fast fashion store.

And - folks - we have some amazing news. The retailer's finally announced when it will reopen its stores in the UK following the green light from the government; and it's very soon indeed.

When is Primark open again in England?

After the government announced earlier this week that all non-essential shops in England can reopen from 12 April, a Primark spokesperson confirmed this is when they will be back open for business.

Get it in your diary in glittery gold gel pen, hun. This is a BIG day.

They said, โ€œPrimark welcomes the news that we have a provisional opening date of 12 April for our stores in England.

"We know our customers will be thrilled and we canโ€™t wait to welcome them back into our stores.

"Our priority will be to do that safely, building on all the lessons we have learnt across our European operations in the past year.โ€

When is Primark open again in Wales?

Since each country is waiting on its own guidance around when stores can reopen, it's not yet known when Welsh stores will open their doors.

When is Primark open again?
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When is Primark open again in Scotland?

The Scottish government have advised that non-essential shops could be allowed to reopen as soon as 26 April, although the date isn't set in stone.

As yet, Primark haven't commented on when they'll be reopening stores in Scotland.

When is Primark open again in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland will remain in lockdown until 1 April so it isn't yet known when stores will be able to reopen.

Primark was forced to close in on 4 January when the third national lockdown started in England.

They had previously assured shoppers that safety measures would be in place in stores amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying, "Safety has been our highest priority in our detailed preparations to welcome our customers and employees back to stores.

"We are following government safety advice in all markets."

They went on to promise, "Importantly, we will apply the valuable experience gained from more than 100 stores which are already open as we open the remainder of our estate, including stores across the UK."

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