Primark entrance closed off to shoppers after light malfunction

The shutters were put down inside Primark, stopping shoppers from moving between the store and The Bridges.
The shutters were put down inside Primark, stopping shoppers from moving between the store and The Bridges.
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The door to a major city centre store was closed off to shoppers after an issue over its entrance sign.

Visitors hoping to use the door from Primark into The Bridges, on High Street West in Sunderland, or reach it from inside the centre found the shutters down this afternoon.

The door from Primark into The Bridges was closed off to Sunderland shoppers today, with visitors still able to reach the shop from High Street West.

The door from Primark into The Bridges was closed off to Sunderland shoppers today, with visitors still able to reach the shop from High Street West.

A spokeswoman for the centre said a bulb in the shop's sign had gone, with the closure put in place as a precaution.

Shoppers could still enter the centre through all other doorways and reach Primark's shop floor from the street entrance.