Tesco Express plagued by bad smell

S48511H12 OPENING OF TESCO EXPRESS PIC S.G. 23.11.2012

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S48511H12 OPENING OF TESCO EXPRESS PIC S.G. 23.11.2012 The Opneing of Tesco Express in the Old Green Jacket Pub ENGSUS00120121123122300

A TESCO Express store was closed this morning after customers and staff were concerned about a strong smell inside (Friday, February 19).

The smell had been lingering in the shop, in Upper Shoreham Road, Shoreham, since Wednesday.

An environmental health team visited this morning and found a blocked drain.

A spokesperson for Adur and Worthing councils said: “The council’s environmental health team visited the store to investigate earlier this morning.

“Tesco have agreed to close the store as a precaution to ensure there is no risk to the public, whilst they carry out the necessary work to fix the drainage issue.”

The store has now been re-opened.

A spokesman for Tesco said: “We’re sorry for any inconvenience caused to our customers by the brief closure and any unpleasant smell.

“The problem has now been resolved and the store is re-open.”

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