Sunderland's non-essential traders reopened today.

14 photos of Sunderland as shops reopen after second lockdown

A queue formed outside Primark early today as shoppers returned to the city centre.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 11:01 am

Non-essential retailers were allowed to reopen on December 2 as Sunderland left lockdown to enter the new Tier 3.

The day started quietly, with the ever-popular Primark the main focus of shoppers’ attentions.

As opening times approached, groups also began to queue outside crisis-hit department store Debenhams and TK Maxx.

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