Lockdown: Which shops will be open from 15th June?

Load Error Now the business secretary, Alok Sharma, has confirmed that non-essential shops in England can reopen from Monday 15th June, saying the move will “allow high streets up and down the country to spring back to life”. Many retailers in England plan to gradually reopen their doors from the 15th June date in compliance with with government safety guidelines, and carry out risk assessment. There will be restrictions on the number of shoppers who can enter the stores and services that require close contact between staff and customers are likely to be suspended still. Hairdressers, nail bars and beauty salons remain closed until at least July, but many are taking online bookings ahead of reopening – because, say the Government, the risk of transmission is higher the longer the person to person contact. Andrew Opie, Director of Food & Sustainability at the British Retail Consortium, said: “Retailers currently are not restricting parents shopping with young children.