September 29th, 2016

New Co-op to open in Catshill after £506,000 revamp

Updated: 11:54 pm, Dec 01, 2015

A NEW £560,000 convenience store will be opening its doors for the first time in Catshill next week.

The Co-Operative food store, on Gibbs Lane will welcome their first customers on Thursday (December 3). The store will have an in-house bakers, ATM and dedicated car park.

The shop has created 15 new retail jobs including a community pioneers role, which has been taken by Yasmin Millward. The new position aims to get the company involved in the area, including fund-raising activities and support for the British Red Cross as part of their new charity partnership to help tackle isolation and loneliness.

Kerry Preedy, manager of the new Co-op food store in Catshill, said: “We are delighted to have made such a significant investment in Catshill and to be launching The Co-op’s latest food store – the store is looking fantastic and, it really is an exciting time for the whole team.

“We are confident that the new store will be a real asset to the community, enabling shoppers to pick up delicious food conveniently and, as a community retailer and a co-operative, it will play its part in local life too.”

To mark the shops opening they will they will be holding several offers including ten per cent off for students who hold an NUS extra card. Co-Op have also announced a £125million investment into lowering the cost of everyday essentials.