THE Golden Square Greggs store is closed this morning.

Greggs is “experiencing issues accepting payments” with shops across the country have been forced to shut.

IT outages affected the bakery chain’s branches on Wednesday morning, causing some to put up temporary “closed” notices on their doors.

The store in Cockhedge has not been affected.

A message at Golden Square said: "Oh Crumbs!

"We currently have an issue with our tills which means we can't take cash or card payments right now.

"Our IT colleagues are working hard to get the issue sorted as soon as they can.

"We're really sorry for any inconvenience caused."

Other stores asked customers to place orders outside using the Greggs mobile app before food could be given to them.

Warrington Guardian:

Stores in cities including London, Manchester, Cardiff and Glasgow have reportedly been affected, with customers unable to purchase items.

A Greggs spokesperson said: “We are currently experiencing issues accepting payments in our shops.

“We are working to resolve this as soon as possible.”

Greggs operates more than 2,450 shops across the UK.