Timpson to temporarily close all shops

Key cutting and shoe repair company Timpson will close from 5pm today (Monday) due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This includes its shops next to Tesco in Glossop, next to Asda in Ashton, next to Sainsbury's in Denton and in the Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre in Oldham. 

Confirming the news on Twitter, chief executive James Timpson said: "We are temporarily closing all our 2,150 shops by Monday, March 23, at 5pm, and going in to hibernation... We hope it won’t be for too long.

"All our wonderful colleagues will remain on full pay, and will look forward to seeing you when we re-open. Thank you." 

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