M&S shuts doors after power cut hits retail park

M&S food hall in Bromborough
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A Marks and Spencer store has temporarily closed its doors after a power cut hit a retail park.

The M&S store in The Croft Retail and Leisure Park in Bromborough, Wirral, temporarily closed on Monday, June 24, following a power cut. A Scottish Power spokesperson said the power outage occurred at 3.15pm, and the energy company had been given "no advance warning".

Affected areas surrounding the Bromborough retail park include Commercial Road, Welton Road, Carrock Road, Georgia Avenue and Shore Wood Road. Engineers from Scottish Power are currently on the scene and hope to have the power restored by 5.15pm today, June 24.

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On its website, Scottish Power said: "There is a power cut affecting the CH62 postcode area of Bromborough. We had no advance warning of this and first became aware of it at 3.15pm.

"Our engineers have arrived onsite to find and fix the fault as quickly and as safely as possible. We expect your electricity supply to be restored by 5.15pm."

The ECHO has approached The Croft Retail Park and M&S for comment.

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