Is Currys PC World open today? Opening times, new rules and which branches are reopening revealed

CURRYS PC World has reopened a number of branches TODAY (June 15) after Boris Johnson relaxed lockdown measures to allow non-essential shops to resume business operations.

As to be expected the tech store has undergone several changes to ensure the safety of its staff and customers amid coronavirus.

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Is Currys PC World open today?

Yes, the retailer has opened its doors to customers for the first time since Mr Johnson ordered the UK into lockdown in March.

From June 15 to June 17 Currys PC World will be prioritising customers with existing purchases, however, consumers are still able to buy from the store if they need to.

Their tech experts are going to be on hand to offer up advice to shoppers and answer any questions they may have.

Also, customers will be allowed to recycle unwanted products for free, as well as return and repair goods too.

A statement on Currys website reads: “We’ve re-opened selected stores, and have welcomed back our awesome tech experts to help give you advice.

“From 15th – 17th June, we’ve re-opened select stores across the UK as Tech Help Hubs. Our team are on hand to answer questions about all types of tech, even stuff you didn’t buy from us. 

“Ask us anything! You can also recycle old products for free. And we’re happy to help with returns and repairs too.”

Shoppers are now able to do ‘walk up’ collection, as well as drive-thru collect but they must adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Which branches are reopening and what are the opening times?

Currys PC World has reopened 131 of its stores in the UK after closing all of its 295 branches at the end of March – see the full list of reopening store below.

Opening times may vary depending on your local branch, therefore it's best to look on the website for details on your nearest store.

Which Currys PC World stores reopened?

CURRYS PC World reopened the below stores on June 15.

Front of store operating only between June 15-17, meaning shoppers can't browse:

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Barnsley
  • Barnstaple
  • Basildon Pipps Hill
  • Beckton
  • Bedford
  • Belfast Drumkeen
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Bexhill
  • Birmingham Castle Vale
  • Blackpool
  • Bolton Gate
  • Bradford Forster Square
  • Brixton Effra
  • Bromborough
  • Burnley Prestige
  • Canterbury
  • Charlton
  • Chelmsford
  • Cheltenham
  • Chesterfield
  • Chichester
  • Chingford
  • Colchester Tollgate
  • Colliers Wood
  • Coventry
  • Crawley
  • Crayford
  • Darlington
  • Derby Kingsway
  • Derby Meteor
  • Doncaster Danum
  • Durham
  • Eastbourne
  • Exeter Rydon
  • Farnborough Gate
  • Gateshead Team Valley
  • Gloucester
  • Grimsby
  • Halifax
  • Harlow Queensgate
  • Harrogate
  • Hayes Bridge
  • High Wycombe
  • Hudersfield
  • Hull Clough Road
  • Kings Lynn
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds Crown Point
  • Lisburn Sprucefield
  • Liverpool Speke
  • Londonderry
  • Luton
  • Maidstone
  • Manchester Cheetham Hill
  • Manchester White City
  • Mansfield
  • Merry Hill Retail Park
  • Newcastle Kingston Park
  • Newport IOW
  • Newtownabbey
  • Northampton Nene Valley
  • Orpington Springvale
  • Peterborough
  • Portsmouth
  • Romford Eastern Avenue
  • Scarborough
  • Scunthorpe Lakeside
  • Sheffield Meadowhall Retail Pk
  • Shrewsbury
  • Slough
  • South Ruislip
  • Southend
  • St Helens
  • Sunderland
  • Sydenham
  • Taunton
  • Telford
  • Thanet
  • Torbay
  • Tottenham Hale
  • Trowbridge Spitfire
  • Truro
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Wakefield Westgate
  • Watford
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester Blackpole
  • Workington Derwent

Full store open, including browsing, from June 15:

  • Blackburn Peel Centre
  • Brentford
  • Brighton & Hove
  • Cambridge
  • Carlisle
  • Chester Deva
  • Cribbs Causeway
  • Croydon
  • Douglas
  • Enfield De Mandeville
  • Hereford
  • Hull St Andrews Quay
  • Ipswich Interchange
  • Leeds Birstall
  • Leicester Fosse
  • Lincoln Tritton
  • Liverpool Aintree
  • Medway
  • Milton Keynes
  • New Malden
  • North Shields Silverlink
  • Norwich Sweet Briar
  • Nottingham Castle Marina
  • Old Kent Road
  • Oldham
  • Oxford Botley
  • Plymouth
  • Poole
  • Reading Gate
  • Rotherham
  • Solihull
  • Southampton
  • Staples Corner
  • Stevenage
  • Stockport Peel Centre
  • Stoke Festival Park
  • Swindon
  • Teesside Park
  • Thurrock
  • Warrington
  • Wednesbury J9
  • York Clifton Moor

Customers are encouraged to use the store finder locator to check whether their local branch has reopened.

Some branches are only offering collection, while some remain closed for the foreseeable future.

What are the new coronavirus shopping rules?

The tech store has introduced a number of new safety measures to ensure both staff and customers are safe.

Currys PC World ask that customers do not visit the store if they or anyone in their household are displaying symptoms of COVID-19. This includes using the drive-thru collection service.

The new safety rules are as follows:

  • Follow the signs and keep 2 metres from other customers and colleagues.
  • Limiting the number of customers inside the stores at any one time.
  • Customers should avoid touching products where possible.
  • Customers should use the anti-bacterial gel available throughout the store.
  • Customers should use a card or contactless for payment where possible.

Currys PC World has also added safety screens at till points and customer service desk. 

They are also upping their cleaning efforts – sanitising trollies, baskets, demo products and more to keep you safe.

For a full list of stores reopening in the UK from June 15 see here.

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