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What shops are reopening in Peterborough on June 15?

Peterborough city centre is preparing to reopen on June 15 as non-essential shops are once again permitted to trade following the coronavirus lockdown - here we bring you details of those stores that have announced they will be welcoming back customers.
Queues outside Primark started before 9am this morning as shops began to re-open (Photo: Carly Beech)

We will be updating you as more stores announce they are reopening.

River Island

River Island staff have already returned to work to get the store ready to reopen. Lights are on in the shop as stock and sale items are arranged and new items are put on the shelves. The store has confirmed that staff have returned to prepare for June 15. 


Despite previously saying they hadn't made a decision on when they would open again, Primark has now confirmed they will reopen as per government guidelines. 

Associated British Foods, owner of Primark, said in a statement: "As European governments have begun to ease restrictions on clothing retailing we have been able to reopen stores.

"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."

PrimarkPrimark stores across the UK will be opening on June 15 (photo: PA Images)


Schuh will also be reopening stores across the UK as of June 15. All staff will be provided with PPE, hand-santiser stations will be set up in store and an enhanced cleaning regime will be in operation, The number of customers in the store will be controlled and floor layouts have been reorganised to allow for social distancing.

Any customer returns will be quarantined for 72 hours before being put back into stock for resale. All shoes that are tried on but not purchased will be sprayed with a disinfectant spray before putting them back into stock. 


The phone store will be reopening from June 15. At the moment, they can be contacted through customer services or their online website. 


Clarks stores across the UK will be opening from June 15. Shoes tried on in store will need to go into a 72 hour quarantine to maintain safety standards. 


Pandora will also be opening on June 15. They have confirmed that necessary adjustments are already in place to prepare for when they reopen.


After moving into their new store and closing the doors weeks later, Lush are excited to reopen on June 15. Prior to their closure, they were offering locals to come in and wash their hands for free. 


All stores across the UK will be reopening as of June 15, but they are still advising customers to use their Click & Collect service where possible.


Next at Brotherhood has opened, so it's likely their additional retail stores at Queensgate and Serpentine Green will soon follow suit. 


Waterstones has announced it will be opening the Peterborough store on June 15.


The full list of Queensgate stores open is as follows:

The following retailers are open in Queensgate:

  • Beaverbrooks
  • Body Shop
  • Clarks
  • Damaged Society
  • Deichmann
  • Ernest Jones (L)
  • Ernest Jones (U)
  • Fragrance Shop
  • Fraser Hart
  • H Samuels
  • H&M
  • Hotel Chocolat
  • JD Sports
  • Jeans and Jeans
  • Lush
  • O2
  • Pandora
  • Perfume Shop
  • Primark
  • Richardsons
  • River Island
  • Schuh
  • Sketchers
  • Superdry
  • Three UK
  • Tiger
  • Topshop
  • Turtle Bay (collection and delivery via JustEat and Deliveroo)

The following retailers are open in Westgate Arcade:

  • Clues
  • Elsa Rose
  • Fusion Flair
  • Maysons
  • Style
  • The Oculist
  • The Right Time
  • When Polly Met Fergie (delivery only via UberEats and JustEat)

Updates will be shared as they are received.