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Offline turkeyfoot

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Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« on: April 16, 2019, 11:38:47 AM »
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Read that Boots are to close their branch at the North Terminal. Boots currently have two branches, so hope one remains open so as you can still pre order your toiletries on line.
W H Smiths at the North Terminal are going to open up their own in store pharmacy in at least one of its stores,  as airport branches are the most profitable part of their businness.
The article was not very explicit. No date was mentioned.
Will find out when we attempt to place an order on line in June
Geoff


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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 09:07:53 AM »
One is still open but unfortunately only the little one. Can’t think why they’ve done this...it was always busy in there. There is now a pharmacy in WH Smith next to the old Boots.
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2019, 11:09:06 AM »
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That's a shame. The smaller store has a limited range.
Cant imagine the prices in the WH Smith outlet. Their mark up on their high street store prices is very high.

The good news is I have contacted Boots and they confirmed that click and collect will be available at their remaining store. Normally collections were  from the larger store
Asked them are they sure, as the guy I spoke to did not seem very confident.
He checked and re affirmed that click and collect is available as per  with their policy of delivering any online order to any Boots outlet.

Geoff
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2019, 11:36:14 AM »
I'm sure that will be correct Geoff as my daughter has her orders delivered to an extremely small Boots in the local hospital where she works.

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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2019, 01:25:36 PM »
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What would I have had  to leave out of my case to make room for toiletries ? Not the Colman's that's a cert
Geoff
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2019, 05:04:08 PM »
De-cant the Colmans into a 2 litre plastic bottle . This will ensure at least 2 nights dining!! - After that you visit "Proper Pies" in Sidari for many UK tastes , including porkie scratchings now. - Or Haggis. ( But you have to wear a kilt to buy that )
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2019, 07:09:58 PM »


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I love haggis with out the yellow stuff 😂

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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2019, 07:32:22 PM »
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I have haggis delivered from Dundee, along with other Scottish goodies.
Haggis and baked beans with a dollop of the yellow stuff is bliss
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2019, 10:33:31 PM »
For some reason Haggis reminds me of Boots, old ones that is.
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2019, 10:59:18 AM »
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I have haggis delivered from Dundee, along with other Scottish goodies.
Haggis and baked beans with a dollop of the yellow stuff is bliss
Geoff

Dundee is 490 miles from me by road. Place an order before 011.00 hrs and recieve it by 16.00 hrs next day. Every thing is vacume sealed in cool packs and they are still cold on delivery, by road. Free delivery over £75. Very good service and excellant steak pies, scottish pies,steak and black pudding pies and scottish square sausage, chicken breasts stuffed with haggis and Stornaway black pudding etc etc. All go down very well
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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2019, 07:10:36 PM »
Are you from a Scottish background then Geoff or do you just like Scottish food? I recently had a haggis and cheese toastie with fried egg on top at a tea room in Scotland on the way  through Scotland coming back from N.Ireland. it was delicious. 

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Re: Boots closure at North Terminal Gatwick
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2019, 08:20:23 PM »
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My family fought at the Battle of the Boyne.
I just enjoy good basic food wherever it originates.We have friends who live in Dundee who we meet in Greece some 20+ years ago. My second  wife’s parents lived in Scotland and introduced me to the the delights of haggis. Fried in garlic oil it is very tasty.
Together with a few English friends we place an order every few months for various Scottish goodies.
Have even taken haggis to a Scottish lady who lives in Skiathos
Geoff
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