HOMEBASE DIY store has reopened in Stroud after closing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The DIY chain has followed in the footsteps of rival B&Q by reopening all its sites.
Homebase CEO Damian McGloughlin said: “It has taken a tremendous amount of hard work and commitment from our teams across all parts of the business, to ensure we are ready to safely welcome customers back through our doors.
“I’m extremely grateful for the dedication shown by every single team member, and to our customers, for the huge support and understanding.”
The store is open with “strict controls” in place to keep staff and customers safe.
A spokesman for the store said the following store guidelines have been issued:
“We will be allowing a maximum number of 30 people into our stores at any given time.
Please shop alone where ever possible to help us serve the maximum number of customers.
Always stay 2 meters from any other person.
Payment is by card only.
Sorry we are currently unable to accept any returns in store and will extended our returns policy.
Our team will unfortunately not be able to support you in getting your items in to your car.”
Homebase in Stroud is open 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
Homebase stores temporarily shut due to the coronavirus crisis at the end of March, despite the DIY chain being named as an ‘essential’ retailer.