Norfolk stores run out of fans and paddling pools as heatwave continues

PUBLISHED: 16:37 24 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:43 24 July 2018

Arthur taking a dip in a paddling pool

Arthur taking a dip in a paddling pool


Summer essentials like fans and paddling pools are selling out across Norfolk as the county struggles through the heatwave.

Argos has sold out in their most basic range of fans across the county, with only a handful of their smallest fans still being in stock in Thetford.

B and M Bargains has also sold out of fans in both of their Norwich stores, with an employee saying the situation is similar further afield.

The member of staff at the Riverside store confirmed they hold sold out of fans last night, with their accompanying store in Mile Cross Lane selling out this morning.

Morrisons superstore at Riverside Norwich also confirmed that they had sold out of the appliance, and said other stores were having the same difficulty.

Online, Tesco had also sold out of their electric fan.

Those looking to keep cool in the garden will also struggle, with paddling pools at Argos similarly flying off the shelves.

Poundland in Norwich has also sold out of paddling pools.

For those who do want to get their hands on a larger pool, you may have to travel to north Norfolk with the only stock remaining being in Cromer and North Walsham, or in Fakenham.

Tesco has also issued a message to customers, saying that due to high demand of seasonal products such as barbecues, paddling pools, and fans, the company is unable to provide accurate stock levels, and ask customers to visit the store.

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