One of Edinburgh’s biggest shopping centres has revealed which shops and restaurants will be reopening today.
As Scotland moves into the next stage of lockdown easing, non-essential shops and hospitality will be able to reopen from Monday (April 26).
At Fort Kinnaird, this means its stores such as JD Sports, Next and Pandora will be open once again.
The huge retail park has announced a selection of restaurants will be fully reopening – including Five Guys, wagamama, Caffè Nero and Starbucks.
There will also be a new addition to Fort Kinnaird. Bread Meats Bread will be opening its largest restaurant in Scotland on Monday.
And, as gyms are also allowed to reopen on that date, PureGym reopened at 4am.
Visitors can enjoy food and non-alcoholic drinks in groups of up to four people from two households indoors, with alcohol available when seated outdoors.
The retail park will continue to have its hand sanitising stations and enhanced cleaning regimes in place.
All visitors must wear a face covering when inside stores unless exempt for medical reasons.
Liam Smith, centre director, said: “After a long break, our retailers are gearing up to open their doors once more. We know many customers are excited about the reopening and we can’t wait to welcome them back to Fort Kinnaird.
“As we reopen, safety will remain a top priority for us. Visitors can expect to see all of our extra safety measures still in place when they come to visit, and our team will be available to help visitors as they return to their favourite shops.”
Opening times and policies of individual retailers may vary, so it is recommended that you check with them directly before setting off.
The shopping centre said visitor numbers will be carefully managed to make sure everyone can maintain social distancing. If the retail park or any of the stores become particularly busy, visitors may be asked to queue considerately in designated outdoor areas.
More information can be found on Fort Kinnaird’s website.
Here’s the full list of shops and restaurants reopening in Fort Kinnaird today:
Bread Meets Bread
EE & BT
Frankie & Benny’s
M&S Cafe Revive
Mamas & Papas
The Perfume Shop
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