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Covid-19 Update

In light of the latest Government COVID-19 announcement on 23rd March 2020 Grand Arcade is now closed for all non-essential retail, with the exception of those providing essential goods and services – food & grocery, pharmacies, banks and post offices.

As of 24th March 2020, essential retail stores which remain open at Grand Arcade are;

Boots – Pharmacy only, WH Smith/Post Office, Poundland, Holland & Barrett, Muffin Break and HSBC

Please check retailers’ social media channels and websites for news on individual opening times. The situation is evolving quickly so please be aware that published opening hours may vary among retailers and change at short notice.

All entrances are closed with the exception of the main doors on Standishgate. The Customer Service Desk and toilet facilities will now remain closed until further notice. Crompton Street car park is closed and Millgate will remain open.

We urge anyone visiting these stores to reduce frequency of visits for the purchase of essential items such as food, groceries and medicines. Practise social distancing to ensure everyone stays safe and be considerate to other customers and retail staff.

We are working hard to ensure that we can continue to provide a level of service to support retailers who are continuing to trade and serving their communities at this time. We thank our retailers who are all working extremely hard in very challenging and unprecedented circumstances.

We ask our visitors to follow Government advice, stay at home as much as possible, together we will help slow the spread of COVID-19 and we look forward to welcoming you back to Grand Arcade when it is safe to do so.

Thank you

Boots Pharmacy Opening Times

9am – 5.15pm Monday to Saturday

10.30am – 16.30pm Sunday

(closed between 1pm & 2pm each day for cleaning)


THEY DO NOT HAVE ANY TYPE OF COVID-19 TESTS IN THEIR STORES TO PURCHASE. Please do not make a trip to Boots Pharmacy for this purpose.

5 people in store at any one time, customers must maintain social distancing of 2 meters apart.

Customers only to buy essential items only.

Card payments are preferred.

Poundland Opening Times

8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday

10.30am – 4.30pm Sunday

HSBC Opening Times

10am – 2pm  Monday to Friday

Closed Saturday & Sunday

W H Smith & Post Office Opening Times

9am – 5pm Monday to Saturday

Closed Sunday

Holland & Barrett Opening Times

9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday

10.30am – 4.30pm Sunday

Muffin Break Opening Times

9.30am to 3pm daily.

Takeaway service only



Please note opening times are subject to change, the situation is evolving quickly so be aware that published opening hours may vary among retailers and change at short notice.

All other non-essential stores are closed until further notice