April 2, 2020 5.32 pm This story is over 17 months old

Social distancing: Long but orderly queues at Lincoln supermarket

The cost of keeping their distance

Shoppers in Lincoln are still flocking to supermarkets for their goods, but are doing so by sticking to social distancing guidelines.

British people are synonymous with queuing, and that was demonstrated once more in Lincoln today.

This video was sent in by Richard Mawer, showing the orderly queue outside Sainsbury’s.

Richard told The Lincolnite: “They were limiting it to 70 people at a time actually in the store.

“There was plenty of stock back up on the shelves. Even with 70 people though it was really difficult trying to get people to respect your space.”

“The tills were well organised though, not letting you put anything on the belt until the person ahead had paid.

“That kept the distance and with so few people in the store, you sailed through quickly.”

It would appear that people in Lincoln are sticking to the government guidelines.

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