New £566k convenience store opens creating 12 jobs

Co-op has opened a new store in Town Street, Upwell following a £566,000 investment that has created 12 jobs. 

Co-op has opened a new store in Town Street, Upwell following a £566,000 investment that has created 12 jobs. - Credit: Co-op

A new convenience store has opened in Upwell following a £566,000 investment that has created 12 jobs. 

Co-op opened its newest food store, located in Town Street, today (November 26). 

The shop will run on 100% renewable electricity and it includes self-scanning and customer parking to make shopping easier. 

It also has a bakery and a coffee machine, as well as the usual foods and everyday essentials. 

Co-op has opened a new store in Town Street, Upwell following a £566,000 investment that has created 12 jobs.

Co-op has opened a new store in Town Street, Upwell following a £566,000 investment that has created 12 jobs. - Credit: Co-op

Students in the village who are TOTUM cardholders will benefit from 10% discount. 

Lucy King, store manager, said: “We are really looking forward to serving the local community. 

“We’ve worked to develop the range, choice, products and services to create a really compelling offer, conveniently.” 

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Co-op Upwell will have a John Lewis click and collect service from December 3 as well as the already installed Amazon lockers. 

There’s also grocery click and collect services available for that ‘extra customer convenience’. 

The store will be open from 7am-10pm daily. 

Lucy King (pictured), store manager at Co-op Upwell, that's created 12 jobs after a £566,000 investment.

Lucy King (pictured), store manager at Co-op Upwell, that's created 12 jobs after a £566,000 investment. - Credit: Co-op