B&Q in Peterborough forced to close early due to Covid

Peterborough’s B&Q store in Maskew Avenue was forced to close early today (Sunday, May 16) after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19.

By Mark Edwards
Sunday, 16th May 2021, 4:29 pm
B&Q closed for the day. Picture: David Lowndes

Shoppers were asked to leave the store earlier this afternoon and a number contacted the Peterborough Telegraph to say that they had been told the store had been closed with immediate effect due to an ‘incident’.

A spokesperson for B&Q told the Peterborough Telegraph: “We can confirm that our Peterborough store was temporarily closed following a team member receiving a positive (Covid 19) test result.

“Closing the store for deep cleaning is a precautionary measure and goes beyond government advice.”

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B&Q closed for the day. Picture: David Lowndes

The store will be open tomorrow as normal.