Wilko stores in Cumbria will remain open throughout the new lockdown.
All of the company’s shops in north west England will stay open throughout the second lockdown, currently set to last until December 2.
This follows the company’s designation as an essential retailer during the first lockdown. Having the same designation again this time, they will continue to serve customers in Cumbria and beyond.
Key ranges in-store include baby care, cleaning, hardware and DIY, health and personal care, household and pet care products.
For non-essential items, such as Christmas gifting, decorations and preparation, decorating, entertaining, furniture and hobbies, shoppers are recommended to visit wilko.com, which offers home delivery nationwide.
To protect team members and customers, Wilko is sticking to an eight point safety plan which includes enhanced cleaning, physical distancing via measures including protective screens and floor markings and store marshals and encouraging contactless payments.
Jerome Saint-Marc, chief executive of Wilko, said: “Not everyone…