Original article from Kent Live
Shoppers at Westwood Cross wanting to head to Primark or Debenhams have been met by long queues for the second day in a row.
All shops reopened on Monday (April 12) as lockdown restrictions eased across the country.
A day on, things show no sign of settling down with pictures from the shopping centre in Thanet showing long queues of people waiting to enter the store on Tuesday (April 13).
Yesterday, Primark stores across the United Kingdom were proving very popular with shoppers despite their extended opening hours.
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Last night, KentLive reported the remarkable story of people queuing outside Bluewater to enter the Primark store at 9pm.
Queues stretched for hundreds of yards as eager shoppers looked to make the most of the deals to be had in Primark.
That was 15 hours after queues first started at 6am as the shops reopened for the first time in months.
At Westwood Cross shoppers were pictured queuing for Primark and Debenhams in the middle of the afternoon on Tuesday (April 12).
The rest of Westwood Cross was busy with shoppers enjoying being able to head to their favourite stores once again.
Westwood Cross is also home to Marks and Spencer, Waterstones, Next and TK Maxx, although there were no queues for these stores.
Non-essential shops joined pubs, restaurants, gyms and hairdressers in reopening on Monday.
It's another step on the roadmap which hopes to see the country out of all restrictions by the middle of June.
And with the coronavirus infection rates continuing to make more good reading their is plenty to be hopeful about.