WATCH: Large queues as IKEA reopens in Birmingham and Nottingham

Hundreds of people queued outside IKEA stores in the Midlands on Monday (June 1) as stores reopened for the first time since the lockdown.

IKEA in Wednesbury is one of 19 stores to start trading and was evidently missed by the public.

Credit: BPM.

On Monday morning the Birmingham store attracted large queues of people who waited patiently in lines around the car park for it to open at 10am.

WATCH: Large queues of people wait for IKEA Wednesbury store to open.

Another popular store in the region was the IKEA in Giltbrook, in Nottingham.

WATCH: Hundreds of people queued up outside IKEA Giltbrook.

IKEA has put strict social distancing and safety measures in place, including protective screens at checkouts and hand sanitiser stations placed throughout the store.

Customers have also been asked to shop alone where possible.