Harpur Centre latest

Published on 12 June 2020


The Harpur Centre has remained open during the crisis to provide access to essential retailers such as pharmacies and food stores and has already implemented safety measures which include a heightened cleaning regime, free to use hand sanitiser and social distancing procedures.

For customer safety, the Centre has also installed clear signage, barriers, and directional floor markings to help visitors maintain a two-metre distance between themselves and others whilst visiting the Centre. 

If you visit the Centre, colleagues will be limiting the number of customers allowed to enter at any one time, meaning some external entrances may be closed. Visitors can bring children and other members of their household to the Centre if they need to, but family groups must be kept to a minimum, and congregating or socialising on the mall is prohibited. 

For increased hygiene, the Centre will also be operating on predominantly contactless payments within retailers and in the car park.  

There will be regular announcements on the Centre tannoy to remind customers to adhere to social distancing rules and use the hand sanitiser provided within the Centre. 

All Harpur Centre staff will be given personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep them safe.

The plan is being fully communicated to the Harpur Centre’s retailers who will be provided with support to help them reopen safely and in line with Government guidelines.

For full information and FAQs, please visit: http://www.harpurcentre.co.uk/covid-19/

Samantha Laycock, Centre Manager, commented: “We know the importance of getting these measures right, not only to ensure everyone coming into our Centre is safe, but that they also feel confident that their health and wellbeing is continuously being considered. Our Centre has remained open for the duration of the crisis to provide access to essentials and we have already implemented robust plans to ensure the safety of our visitors.”

For more information visit the website: http://www.harpurcentre.co.uk/covid-19/, or visit www.facebook.co.uk/harpurshoppingcentre, follow us on Twitter HarpurCentre and follow us on Instagram Harpur_Centre.

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