Hemel Hempstead and Luton shoppers queue as retail reopens

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Shoppers could be seen queuing outside stores in Hemel Hempstead and Luton as retail reopened as part of the government's roadmap out of lockdown.

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image captionIn Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, a Debenhams store temporarily reopened to sell off stock in its closing down sale
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image captionThe 242-year-old Debenhams chain fell into administration in November
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image captionThe long queues did not deter those who had made a trip to the town centre on the first day of reopening
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image captionPeople could also be seen queuing outside Primark in the town
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image captionBut it wasn't just High Street chains - charity shops were also popular with buyers
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image captionMany people could be seen in Luton town centre as shops reopened
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image captionPrimark was also a popular choice for shoppers in the Bedfordshire town

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