Primark store in Bournemouth evacuated after heavy rain

Primark store in Bournemouth evacuated after heavy rain

Primark store in Bournemouth evacuated after heavy rain

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Customers at Primark were evacuated on Commercial Road following the torrential rain at around 3pm.

Shoppers waited outside in the hope of the store re-opening before the shutters were later closed by staff.

They claimed they had been asked to leave by staff because the floors had become too slippery.

Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure.

“Ironically I wanted to get into Primark to get something to keep me dry,” she added.

“I am hoping it opens again soon.”

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3:47pm Tue 8 Jul 14

Lord Spring says...

According to shoppers the store has been closed due to people bringing water and staff are working to clear it up before customers can be let back inside.

They should stop people bringing their water in there
According to shoppers the store has been closed due to people bringing water and staff are working to clear it up before customers can be let back inside. They should stop people bringing their water in there Lord Spring
  • Score: 17

4:11pm Tue 8 Jul 14

BoscVegas says...

The stock was completely destroyed - fifty quid's worth of damage.
The stock was completely destroyed - fifty quid's worth of damage. BoscVegas
  • Score: 30

4:52pm Tue 8 Jul 14

speedy231278 says...

Large quantities of water were spread around the inside of the store, causing thousands of Pounds of improvements to the stock.....
Large quantities of water were spread around the inside of the store, causing thousands of Pounds of improvements to the stock..... speedy231278
  • Score: 13

5:17pm Tue 8 Jul 14

burgerboy says...

Had to shut the doors in case anyone slipped on the wet floor and injured themselves whilst trying to nick the stock......
Had to shut the doors in case anyone slipped on the wet floor and injured themselves whilst trying to nick the stock...... burgerboy
  • Score: 2

5:26pm Tue 8 Jul 14

shaundk22 says...

sounds like an excuse to go home early if you ask me
sounds like an excuse to go home early if you ask me shaundk22
  • Score: -5

6:06pm Tue 8 Jul 14

cromwell9 says...

So every time it rains ,Primark will have to close their store, for Elf A. S.
This story has made my day.
Look out a WASP has come into the store .quick close the shutters.
You cant make it up.HA HA HA.
So every time it rains ,Primark will have to close their store, for Elf A. S. This story has made my day. Look out a WASP has come into the store .quick close the shutters. You cant make it up.HA HA HA. cromwell9
  • Score: 5

7:50pm Tue 8 Jul 14

afcdibby says...

Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure.

Really?
Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure. Really? afcdibby
  • Score: 4

10:10pm Tue 8 Jul 14

old buffer says...

Due to the slippery floors Primark will now be rebranded Skidmark. Just avoid the underwear.
Due to the slippery floors Primark will now be rebranded Skidmark. Just avoid the underwear. old buffer
  • Score: 12

11:57pm Tue 8 Jul 14

Minty Fresh says...

old buffer wrote:
Due to the slippery floors Primark will now be rebranded Skidmark. Just avoid the underwear.
Brilliant! lol
[quote][p][bold]old buffer[/bold] wrote: Due to the slippery floors Primark will now be rebranded Skidmark. Just avoid the underwear.[/p][/quote]Brilliant! lol Minty Fresh
  • Score: 4

11:58pm Tue 8 Jul 14

Minty Fresh says...

afcdibby wrote:
Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure.

Really?
Marlene.... go back to Only Fools & Horses!!
Really.
[quote][p][bold]afcdibby[/bold] wrote: Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure. Really?[/p][/quote]Marlene.... go back to Only Fools & Horses!! Really. Minty Fresh
  • Score: 1

9:27am Wed 9 Jul 14

madras says...

afcdibby wrote:
Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure.

Really?
Absolutely, I personally would travel hundreds of miles on a day trip just to visit Primark ;-)
[quote][p][bold]afcdibby[/bold] wrote: Marlene Knight, who was visiting Bournemouth for the day from Reading, said she had been left disappointed by the shop’s closure. Really?[/p][/quote]Absolutely, I personally would travel hundreds of miles on a day trip just to visit Primark ;-) madras
  • Score: 4

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