Tesco Brickhill will reopen next week

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Tesco’s Express store in Brickhill will reopen again next week, almost 10 weeks since it suddenly closed for what bosses say was to “carry out maintenance work.”

Back in June Tesco said they hoped to reopen “within two weeks and we will keep the community updated on the opening date.”

Read: Brickhill Drive Tesco Express closed for maintenance

But despite many customers and locals offering suggestions for the closure, Tesco remained tight lipped on why the store was closed and why it has taken so long to complete the work.

However, a spokesperson did recently tell the Bedford Independent it was to fix some beams.

Now the shopping chain say the store will reopen at 8am on 27 August.

When asked, again, what the maintenance work involved and why it had taken eight weeks longer than expected, a Tesco spokesperson simply said: “We’re excited to reopen our Brickhill Express at 8am on 27 August and to serve our customers in Bedford.”