SPINNING Gate Shopping Centre has announced the "essential stores" will remain open during the England-wide coronavirus lockdown. 

Following the latest Government announcement, only essential stores can continue operating.

A list of stores which remain open in the centre has been published.

People are asked to check with individual stores before travelling as opening times may vary.

The open shops are:

- B&M

- Cannings WH Smith

- Costa Coffee (Takeaway Only)

- ECig (Click & Collect only)

- Farmfoods

- Gill Opticians

- Holland & Barrett

- Lloyds

- Nationwide

- PhoneGear (Click & Collect Only)

- Ryman Stationery / Post Office

- Vision Express

Shoppers are asked to remain a safe distance from each other and wear a face covering whilst in the centre.

Centre opening hours remain unaffected:

Mondays - Saturdays: 9am - 5.30pm

Sundays:10am - 4pm

There is free weekday parking on entry after 3pm and free weekend parking on the shopper car park continues.