A591 Opening On 13th May, Yay!
Finally after months of waiting the A591 linking our Keswick and Ambleside stores is finally going to be re-opened on the 13th of May. The road has been closed since December due to damage caused by storm Desmond.
Although the flooding in the Lake District didn’t directly damage our premises, it has had a huge impact on businesses in the area through flood damage and lack of footfall. It is estimated that the shutting of the road that links North and South Lakeland costs the local economy £0.5m every day it is shut.
This is fantastic news for the area, particularly for Grasmere which has been hit very hard. Although Friday the 13th of May was a strange date to choose for the re-opening!