Primark store reopens in Belfast


Three months after a fire destroyed the Primark store in Belfast, over a thousand people queued up for the opening of the new one.

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The blaze at the historic bank buildings resulted in a safety cordonĀ  around the remaining shell. Businesses surrounding the area either shut down or struggled due to the lower footfall which is estimated to have fallen by 60%. Following that bank building fires, Ben Mansfield (Primark stores director) stated ” Today marks a significant milestone for our people, our neighbours and the wider community, as we take the first step to get back to business”.

-Sam Fitzsimons