After more than three months of empty high streets and shopping centres, non-essential retailers have been given the green light to open in England on 12 April, alongside beer gardens, gyms and hair salons.
Up until now, only a limited number of shops selling “essential” goods (primarily food shops) have been allowed to stay open, due to coronavirus lockdown rules.
But what will the shopping experience look like from next Monday? This is what you can expect.
What rules will apply in shops?
As with essential stores and public transport, face masks are mandatory while shopping, except if you are