Co-op serves up four petrol filling stations with improved convenience stores
The Co-op has opened two new and two refitted petrol filling stations following a multi-million pound investment.
The retailer has undertaken an extensive programme of works after acquiring a former Pearce’s Garage in Drakewells in Cornwall. This has included developing a new purpose-built 2,250 square foot convenience store on the site.
It has also has launched a new petrol filling station with a purpose-built 2,700 square foot convenience shop at Pontyates in Carmarthenshire. In addition to groceries, the store will offer customers access to Amazon Lockers as well as hot food and a Costa Coffee Express service.
Meanwhile, The Co-op’s site in Coppenhall in Crewe has been given a major makeover with the food store on site more than doubling in size. In addition, its store in Roundhay in Leeds has reopened following a revamp.
Eddie Jenkinson, national fuels manager at The Co-op, said: “The sites have all been transformed following major investment, and all have the Co-op’s new look and feel. A petrol filling station is a local hub – providing the food and fuel needs for communities with extended stores to offer greater convenience and choice for consumers shopping closer to where they live or work.”
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