Dealer plans new business development in Peterborough area
A leading retailer is expected to open new stores and convert others in the Peterborough area as part of a multi-million pound development.
The Central England Co-op is planning new grocery stores in Horsegate, in Market Deeping and in Godmanchester, and refurbished others in Main Street, Yaxley, Wherry's Lane, Bourne, and St. Peter's Road, Huntingdon, for a price from £ 1.5 million.
Another 10 shops and 20 funerals in the area received a major makeover as part of the plans that create jobs.  Martyn Cheatle, CEO, said: "We are proud of the success of our grocery business, in particular our continued good performance in a highly competitive and increasingly uncertain trading environment." We want to continue this success That's why we commit ourselves to the next one 12 months to an ambitious growth and investment strategy. We are preparing to open and renovate dozens of grocery stores and funeral homes.
The new and refurbished locations will modernize fixtures and the latest energy-efficient cooling technologies and LED lighting.
The opening of all new grocery stores is celebrated with a special Golden Ticket Giveaway, where 50 lucky shoppers get everything from a big TV The new investment comes after the Society's eight new grocery stores and five new funeral homes opened last year, as well as the reintroduction of more than 15 funeral homes and 20 convenience stores in an £ 15 investment Millions creating dozens of jobs.
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