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Co-op set to launch new, improved and larger Burry Port store

PENARTH, WALES - OCTOBER 01: Windsor Road Co-Op store refresh on October 01, 2021 in Penarth, Wales.

CO-OP is set to serve-up a new, improved and larger food store this week (Friday, 24 May) in Burry Port, Carmarthenshire.

The convenience retailer’s newest store in Wales – a purpose-built near 4,000 sq ft store, which is conveniently located on a bus route and near the railway station in Seaview Terrace, Burry Port – supports 20 local jobs. It includes an instore bakery; hot food; Costa Coffee Express; Rollover hotdogs and burgers on-the-go; customer car parking; bicycle racks and, and a free cash machine providing access to cash in the community.

Parcel collection services are available via DPD and an InPost Locker for added ease and convenience.

The new Co-op is larger than the retailer’s former store in the town, and also includes an extended range and choice of chilled and fresh produce; meal ideas; everyday essentials; sandwiches, food-to-go and meal deals; Fairtrade products, flowers, chilled beers and award-winning wines; ready meals, pizzas and, free-from, vegan and plant-based products.

Co-op is also committed to supporting UK farmers, growers and suppliers, with all of its fresh and frozen meat and poultry, including in its ready meals, pies and freshly prepared sandwiches, 100% British.

A soft plastic recycle unit is available in store to enable the community to recycle ‘soft plastics’ including: crisp packets and bread bags, lids from ready meals and yogurt pots, biscuit wrappers and, pet food pouches – ensuring all Co-op’s own food packaging is recyclable either through local authority kerbside collections, or the in-store recycling unit.

Nikky McKenzie-James, Co-op Store Manager, said: “The whole team is delighted to have the opportunity to launch Co-op’s newest store in Wales – the new store looks fantastic. Our aim is to operate at the heart of local life and we have worked to develop an improved range and choice with added services to create a compelling offer to serve our community conveniently.

“The store also has a focus on delivering value, with member price savings across a wide range of everyday essentials and groceries so that the people who own our business, our member-owners, benefit every time they shop.”

Co-op is one of the world’s largest consumer-owned co-operatives. Its Member-owners own the business and play an intrinsic part in the governance of the organisation, enjoying a wide number of benefits including member-only price savings across everyday essentials, and personalised offers via the Co-op Membership app.

Find out ore information about the benefits by visiting the Co-op Membership webpage.

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Burry Port’s new Co-op opens between 6am-11pm from Monday – Saturday, and 10am-4pm on a Sunday.