B&Q is to reopen two of its stores to trial social distancing measures.

The retailer said that “having watched other essential retailers support social distancing measures” it would now be reopening its Paisley and West Thurrock stores.

B&Q stores have been closed since the end of March, and customers have only been able to use click and collect services to buy goods.

But B&Q has said it is now in a position to “follow best practice” on hygiene and social distancing measures in order to keep its staff and customers safe.

Click and collect will no longer be available at the two stores which are reopening.

We have asked B&Q when the stores will reopen and what hours they will be open for and will update this story when we know more.

Separately, B&Q has suspended click and collect at a number of other stores.

Those now without click and collect are: Culverhouse Cross in Cardiff, Chester, Brandon Road in Coventry, Fareham, Gillingham, Ipswich, Nursling, Plymouth, Stockport, Sutton in Ashfield, Watford, and Hull Road in York.

Since the retailer closed its physical shops, customers have been forced to queue to get onto its website.

Others have been left raging after waiting up to three weeks for their home delivery and click and collect orders.

Before B&Q closed, workers expressed their anger that they were being forced to "risk their health" so that people could buy garden items.

The retailer recently added plants to its items available to click and collect.

And here's which other DIY retailers are currently open.

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