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Local designer shields Lincoln retailers during lock down

Local product designer, Mark Panton has been working to help create a safer working environment for retailers in Lincoln and the surrounding area during the Covid-19 lockdown and help others to return to their businesses as the country moves forward.

Retailers who stay open to supply essential items to the public and businesses, need to provide measures to minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19 and avoid exposing themselves, their staff and their customers. This isn’t always easy and many are having to rely on masks, gloves and standard counter shields which don’t provide maximum protection when two metre distancing is not possible. Retailers often don’t have the required PPE to keep trading safely.  Mark explained, “Shops and retailers are providing a valuable service to their community during the lock-down period and require maximum protection for themselves and their customers.  I design and build bespoke timber frame structures from my workshop in Lincoln and knew that I could hel…