Power cut hits Sutton town centre - Greggs forced to throw out food

Sutton Guardian: Greggs was forced to throw out food after 20 minutes. Greggs was forced to throw out food after 20 minutes.

A power cut plunged part of Sutton town centre into darkness with more than 500 shops and homes affected.

Shops in the High Street including Greggs, Wilkinson’s and Specsavers were affected by the blackout.

Game and Wilkinson’s were forced to shut completely while Greggs was forced to throw out food after 20 minutes.

The power cut affected 549 and lasted from 1.25pm until 2.21pm.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks said: “We fully understand how frustrating it can be to be without power and apologise for the inconvenience this caused.”


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5:03pm Fri 2 May 14

Leonsm says...

i was half way through shaving my beard before my job interview then BAM...no power..
i was half way through shaving my beard before my job interview then BAM...no power.. Leonsm
  • Score: 4

6:32pm Fri 2 May 14

David7 says...

You could have gone to WIlkinsons to buy a normal razo... oh.
You could have gone to WIlkinsons to buy a normal razo... oh. David7
  • Score: 3

9:45am Sat 3 May 14

emelem says...

i feel sorry for greggs' bins...
i feel sorry for greggs' bins... emelem
  • Score: -1

12:47pm Sat 3 May 14

Michael Pantlin says...

emelem wrote:
i feel sorry for greggs' bins...
Their hot pasty sales were affected by the ambient voltage.
[quote][p][bold]emelem[/bold] wrote: i feel sorry for greggs' bins...[/p][/quote]Their hot pasty sales were affected by the ambient voltage. Michael Pantlin
  • Score: 0

4:03pm Sat 3 May 14

Mr Flange of Wallington says...

Gregge have made a point that they don't sell hot sausage rolls and pies, they are taken out of the oven and sold from a non heated cabinet. So why did they need to bin them?
Gregge have made a point that they don't sell hot sausage rolls and pies, they are taken out of the oven and sold from a non heated cabinet. So why did they need to bin them? Mr Flange of Wallington
  • Score: 3

5:47pm Sun 4 May 14

coach77cfc says...

why throw it away why not give it away do more for customer relations for the company than binning the food
why throw it away why not give it away do more for customer relations for the company than binning the food coach77cfc
  • Score: 5

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