Primark will offer extended opening hours when it reopens its shops in Berkshire today.

The retailer is taking up the Government's offer of staying open for longer in an effort to reduce queues and give customers more space and time to shop safely.

For the first week initially, stores will open for two extra hours per day on average, typically an hour earlier and later, with times varying by store.

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Primark chief executive Paul Marchant said: “Safety remains at the front of our minds.

“We have extended opening hours across almost all of our stores to help meet demand safely but we’re also asking our customers to keep up the support and spirit they showed last year, particularly if queuing outside or in-store.”

Scenes in Bracknell as hundreds queue for Primarks reopening

Scenes in Bracknell as hundreds queue for Primark's reopening

Primark has now confirmed next week's opening hours for its shops in Berkshire.

The stores in Bracknell and Reading will be opening at 8am until 9pm.

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Slough's store will be opening at 8am and closing at 8pm.

On Sunday's, all stores will open between 10:30 – 11:00am for browsing only.