These are the only stores left open as Doncaster's Frenchgate Centre goes into lockdown

Doncaster’s Frenchagte Centre has gone into coronavirus lockdown, leaving just a handful of stores open.

Wednesday, 25th March 2020, 6:10 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th March 2020, 6:10 am

Only stores selling essential goods will remain open during the crisis.

A spokesman said: “In line with government advice, only shops selling essential items in Frenchgate Shopping Centre will be open at this time to continue to service our local community.

“We encourage our customers to practice safe social distancing measures at all times.

Sign up to our public interest bulletins - get the latest news on the Coronavirus

Sign up to our public interest bulletins - get the latest news on the Coronavirus

Doncaster's Frenchgate Centre.

“The health and safety of our customers and our employees is our priority at all times and we will continue to follow formal guidance provided by our local authorities. We will keep you updated on our social media platforms when we can re-open fully again.

These are all the stores remaining open and their opening times.

Sainsbury’s: Mon to Sat 7.30am (NHS workers) 8.00am-8.00pm, Sun 10.30am-4.30pm

Boots/Pharmacy: Mon to Sat 8.00am-5.30pm, Sun 10.00am-4.00pm

Superdrug/Pharmacy: Mon to Sat 8.30am-5.30pm, Sun 10.00am-4.00pm

Wilko: Mon to Sat 9.00am-5.00pm, Sun 10.00am-4.00pm

Poundland: Mon to Sat 8.00am-6.00pm, Sun 10.00am-4.00pm

WHSmith/Post Office: Mon to Sat 8.00am-5.30pm, Sun 10.00am-2.00pm (PO) 4.00pm (WHS)

Holland & Barrett: Mon to Sun10.00am-4.00pm

Savers: Mon to Sat 10.00am-5.00pm, Sun Closed

Ramshaws Butcher: Mon to Sun 10.00am-4.00pm

The centre’s car park is open as usual.

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered all non essential stores across Britain to close in a bid to prevent the virus spreading.

Pharmacies, petrol stations, garages, bicycle shops, home and hardware shops, car rentals, pet shops, corner shops and newsagents, post offices, banks, laundrettes and dry cleaners are all allowed to stay open.