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Pret to reopen more stores for takeaway and delivery from Monday

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In an indication that businesses are adapting to new ways of working, Pret A Manger has announced it plans to reopen more stores for delivery and takeaway from May 11.

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30 stores have already reopened, and a further 71 shops will follow from Monday, including cafes in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester.

It will bring the total number of reopened shops to over 100.

The Pret Chief Executive Pano Christou explained that adaptations had been made including Perspex screens at the tills, and that restrictions will be in place on the number of customers allowed in the stores.

Mr Christou said customers will be provided with hand sanitiser, while members of staff will be offered face coverings.

  • Members of staff in branches due to reopen have undergone a "thorough interview to ensure that they are fit to return to work"
  • Those living with anyone who is vulnerable will not be permitted to return.
  • Stores will run at reduced hours while customers will be made to queue two metres apart.
  • The high street chain said it is also widening its distribution of unsold food to homeless charities.

The following cafes will re-open from Monday, May 11

- London Eldon Street

- London St Martin's Lane

- London Regent Street

- London Marylebone High Street

- London High Holborn, 240

- London Marble Arch

- London Turnmill Street

- London Canary Wharf, Cabot Place

- London Hammersmith, King Street 8-10

- London Kensington Arcade

- London Bishopsgate, 192

- London Aldgate

- London West One

- London Great Portland St, 244

- London Euston Tower

- London Tothill Street

- London Cheapside, 141

- London City Road, Oliver's Yard

- London Canary Wharf, Jubilee Place

- London Cavendish Square

- London Canary Wharf, The Mall

- London Russell Square

- London Finsbury Square

- London Tooley Street

- London Pentonville Road

- London Paternoster Square

- London Aldersgate

- London Islington High Street

- London Berkeley Square

- London Gloucester Road<

- London King William Street

- London Lombard Street

- London Wigmore Street

- London Coleman Street

- London Aldermanbury Square

- London Bishopsgate, 201

- London Eastcastle Street

- London Baker Street, 211

- London Baker Street, 20

- London Horseferry Road

- London Stratford Station

- London Gracechurch Street

- London Old Broad Street, 125

- London Wandsworth

- London Cannon Street, The Walbrook

- London St Pancras International

- London Edgware Road, 26

- London Waterloo Road

- London Farringdon Station

- London Stratford Station, Petit Pret

- London Queensway Station

- London Dalston

- London Liverpool Street

- London Moorgate

- London Brompton Road 106-108

- Birmingham, Colmore Row

- Brighton, 42 East Street

- Brighton, North Street

- Bristol, 95 Broadmead

- Bristol, Victoria Street

- Cambridge, One Station Square

- Croydon, George Street

- Edinburgh, North Bridge

- Glasgow, Bothwell Street

- Glasgow, Queen Street

- Leeds, Lands Lane

- Manchester, Cross Street

- Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital

- Reading, Thames Tower

- St Albans, St Peter's Street

- Tunbridge Wells

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