Opening date for The Co-operative Food's New Pontyclun store

December 09, 2013

A new Co-operative food stores in Pontyclun, which has created around 10 new jobs, will open on Thursday 12, December.

The store, on Cowbridge Road, will be officially opened by Store Manager Emma Williams, and the new store team.

The convenience store will be 2,000 sq ft, and will offer shoppers a wide range of fresh and chilled products, The Co-operative’s premium Truly Irresistible range, and delicious ready meals.

Customers will also be able to select from extensive wine ranges, and enjoy items from the in-store bakeries.

Emma Williams, Store Manager, said: “We know Pontyclun residents are passionate about their food and our new Co-operative food stores will certainly reflect this. The stores will be packed with modern and interesting meal ideas that, while quick and easy to put together, are sure to impress. Together with great offers, customers will be able to effortlessly create fabulous-tasting meals for themselves and their family and friends.”

Opening hours of both stores will be 6am until 11pm every day.

Additional Information:

The Co-operative Group is the UK’s largest mutual business, owned by nearly eight million members.  It is the UK’s fifth biggest food retailer operating across the country with almost 2,800 local, convenience and medium-sized stores, and is also one of Britain’s leading farming operations.  The Group’s banking business operates through over 300 high street branches and 22 corporate centres with telephony and online channels. 

Among its other businesses are the number one funeral services provider, the third largest pharmacy chain and a growing legal services provider.  As well as having clear financial and operational objectives, the Group is a recognised leader and pioneer in its social goals and community-led programmes. The Group operates 4,800 retail trading outlets, employs more than 95,000 people and has an annual turnover of more than £13bn. 

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Contact Information:

Deborah Clark
Senior PR Manager
The Co-operative Group
0161 767 4286
07703 751 521