Greggs has today reopened hundreds of branches across England, allowing fans to pick up takeaway orders for the first time since March.

The bakery chain, which has more than 2,050 outlets, said now it plans to reopen all its remaining shops from "early July", following a trial in its hometown of Newcastle back in May.

Greggs chief executive Roger Whiteside said: "Over the past month, we have carried out robust trials using our new operational and social distancing measures and they have progressed well.

"This has allowed us to move to our next re-opening phase with just over 800 of our shops welcoming customers back this week."

But things will be a little different inside.

"The health and safety of our colleagues and customers is our priority and for this reason we have put in the time and effort to make a thorough assessment of all shops," Whiteside said.

The reopenings - which come hand in hand with a reduced menu - have drawn huge excitement, with one fan even tweeting: "Happy Greggs Day xxxx".

Another tweeted: "Yay! It's back! The breakfast deal at Greggs. #GreggsIsBack"

But, despite the rain, others have been left disappointed due to huge queues.

"I didn’t get a Greggs cause the queue was so long," one shopper said.

But if you're heading out to pick up a pasty today - what stores should you avoid?

Using population data from across the UK and data from the Greggs store checker, research website Great Bean Bags have pinpointed the areas most at risk of a queue this week.

Here are the results.

Busiest Greggs branches today

  1. Greggs - The Parade, Oadby, Leicester LE2 5BF - 119,026 visitors expected this week

  2. Greggs 1, Palace Parade, High St, Walthamstow, London, E17 7BU - 103, 129 visitors expected this week

  3. Greggs - 121 Narborough Rd, Leicester LE3 0PA - 100,913 visitors expected this week

  4. Greggs - 31 Chapel Market, Islington, N1 9EN - 91,056 visitors expected this week

  5. Greggs - 51 Front St, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 7EA - 87,55 visitors expected this week

  6. Greggs - 237 Uppingham Rd, Rowlatts Hill, Leicester LE5 4D - 85,435 visitors expected this week

  7. Greggs - 16 Market Way, London, E14 6AQ - 82,638 visitors expected this week

  8. Greggs, U15 Castle Walk, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5 1AN - 82,400 visitors expected this week

  9. Greggs - 158 Streatham High Rd, Streatham, London SW16 1BJ - 80,927 visitors expected this week

  10. Greggs, 78 Boundary Rd, Portslade, Hove, Brighton BN3 5TD - 79,513 visitors expected this week