Full list of shops and restaurants closed as UK High Street shut due to Covid-19

The UK High Street is all but closed for business as the coronavirus pandemic forces Britain into near lockdown.

Shops and restaurants are shutting as the pandemic sweeps through the UK, with the death toll standing at 289.

Brits have been urged to stay indoors with pressure mounting on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to enforce a full-scale lockdown.

Pubs, restaurants and bars have already been told to close, with the government also set to urge non essential shops to shut.

But many big name retailers and food chains have already been taking it upon themselves to close stores ahead of the likely shutdown.

Wagamama has becoming the latest big name to announce the closure of all its restaurants, starting from 9pm tonight.

And McDonald's will shut all its 1,300 branches from 7pm tonight.

Meanwhile Subway will close its branches from 5pm today, with Pret, Starbucks and Costa also preparing to close their doors.

But the likes of Greggs, KFC, Cafe Nero and Burger King remain open, although this could change in the near future.

As for restaurants, Nando’s, Pizza Express and Zizzi have shut.

On Sunday, Primark announced it was closing all its 189 stores, ffecting around 37,000 jobs – though employees would be paid in full for the next 14 days, the company said.

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Other clothing chains including Kurt Geiger, Topshop and New Look have also announced mass store closures.

The John Lewis Partnership added its name to the list of closing retailers last week, saying that for the first time in its 155-year history it will not open its shop doors for customers – although its online services will continue.

HMV closed its stores for trade at the end of Sunday too, although customers could still order through the website, with Foyles and Waterstones both closing their doors at the end of trade on Monday.

Card Factory decided to temporarily close all of its shops just three hours after announcing on Monday that it expects to "begin selectively closing stores".

See below for the full list of retailers and eateries that have closed or will shut soon.

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Full list of UK shops and restaurants closed or closing:

  • Apple – closing all stores from March 27
  • ASK Italian – closing all stores
  • Beaverbrooks – closing all stores
  • Bill's – closing all stores
  • Boden – closing all stores
  • Burton – closing all stores
  • Calvin Klein – closing all stores
  • Card Factory – closing all stores
  • Clarks – closing all stores
  • Costa – closing all stores but will try to keep shops in hospitals open
  • Debenhams – closing all stores
  • Dorothy Perkins – closing all stores
  • Evans – closing all stores
  • Fenwick – closing all stores
  • Foyles – closing all stores
  • H&M – closing all stores
  • Headmasters – closing all salons

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  • HMV – closing all stores
  • IKEA – closing all stores
  • John Lewis – closing all stores
  • Kurt Geiger – closing all stores
  • McDonald's – closing all stores
  • Miss Selfridge – closing all stores
  • New Look – closing all stores
  • Nando's – closing all stores
  • O2 – closing all stores
  • Oxfam – closing all stores
  • Patisserie Valerie – closing all stores
  • Pret a Manger – closing all stores
  • Prezzo – closing all stores
  • Primark – closing all stores
  • Pizza Express – closing all stores
  • River Island – closing all stores
  • Starbucks – closing all stores
  • Subway – closing all stores
  • Sweaty Betty – closing all stores
  • TGI Friday – closing all stores
  • The Works – closing all stores
  • Timpson – closing all stores
  • TK Maxx – closing all stores
  • Topshop – closing all stores
  • Wagamama – closing all stores from 9pm Monday
  • Wallis – closing all store
  • Waterstones – closing all stores
  • Zizzi – closing all stores
  • Burger King
  • Greggs
  • John Lewis
  • KFC
  • Starbucks
  • Pubs
  • Coronavirus

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