11 photos of huge queues as Primark reopens at Leeds Trinity

The biggest queue in Leeds was for Primark in Leeds Trinity as non-essential retailers across the city reopened today.

Monday, 15th June 2020, 8:03 pm
Updated Monday, 15th June 2020, 8:06 pm
Shoppers queue for Leeds Primark.

Leeds Trinity opened at 9am and the first person in line for Primark was waiting outside at 6.45am. Trinity Leeds centre director David Maddison said Primark, along with the Apple Store, Next and Boots were the busiest shops. All photos: Bruce Rollinson.

Mary Williams said: "It is my favourite shop. It's so cheap and you couldn't shop online during lockdown."
Shopper Amy Williams said: "We were here before it opened and we were right around the corner but it went pretty quick and we were only about an hour."

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One-way systems, maximum capacities and two metre spacing are in place at Trinity Leeds.
Rachel Barker, 52, said: "I just love Leeds. There's just more choice."
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced back in March that non-essential retailers like fashion shops could reopen on June 15.
Strict social distancing measures are in place for stores which have reopened.
Extra cleaning at Trinity Leeds.
Queues went from the Trinity Leeds entrance on Albion Street to Bond Street.
Big queues elsewhere in Leeds included Sports Direct.
Staff on hand to remind people about social distancing.
Staff keeping watch at one of the entrances.