Greengrocers that inspired classic BBC comedy Open All Hours could shut over health and safety fears

THE greengrocers which impressed telly comedy Open All Hours could also be compelled to shut after ­complaints the out of doors show is a security danger.

Creator Roy Clarke wrote the BBC collection after visiting family-run LE Riddiford in Thornbury, Gloucestershire.

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The greengrocers that impressed Open All Hours might shut over well being and security fears[/caption]

Ronnie Barker’s store proprietor Albert Arkwright is commonly seen stacking items exterior within the ­fictional recreation.

Officers have instructed present proprietor John Riddiford to take a few of his gadgets off the pavement.

However he says the shows assist carry clients in and concern the transfer will hit his earnings a lot he’ll shut up.

John, whose household opened the store in 1928, mentioned: “Is it time to only name it a day?”

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Officers have instructed present proprietor John Riddiford to take a few of his gadgets off the pavement[/caption]

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The shop has had 4 generations of the Riddiford household serving behind the counter[/caption]

South Gloucestershire Council mentioned it needed to examine complaints and had labored with John to “discover a appropriate answer”.

The shop has had 4 generations of the Riddiford household serving behind the counter. Late proprietor Barclay Riddiford died aged 76 in 2013.

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