BUSINESSES on Burlington Arcade claim they have been forgotten about in Barnsley Council’s multi-million pound regeneration of the town centre.

As work on the £5.3m new library steps up on May Day Green, with ground breaking taking place on Monday, heavy machinery is ‘shaking’ existing shops and putting off people from using neighbouring shops, whose premises back on to the site.

Vaughn Holland-Tibble, manager of Ghia Menswear, said: “The works are shaking the shop to its core - the vibration through the wall is knocking displays on to the floor and tripping the lights.”

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