New look for Co-op in Seaton

PUBLISHED: 12:17 22 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:30 15 June 2010

THE CO-OP food store in Seaton will unveil a new look tomorrow (Thursday) following the completion of an £800,000 revamp.

THE CO-OP food store in Seaton will unveil a new look tomorrow (Thursday) following the completion of an £800,000 revamp.The store is the latest to be refurbished in a UK-wide programme, with new 'access for all' automatic doors, new shelving, eco refrigeration plus a more shopper-friendly layout and two of the tills will become express checkouts.Station commander Robin Hammett, from the Seaton Co-Responders, part of the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, will perform the ribbon cutting ceremony and will be presented with a donation of £200 to mark the occasion.Store manager Gary Golder said: "We provide a much valued service for the town and I am confident our shoppers will be delighted with our improved store and wider selection of goods which will better meet all the community's daily grocery needs."As a community retailer it is appropriate that we involve the community in our special events and we are delighted the co-responders, who provide such an invaluable service for the town, are playing a central role in the re-launch of our store."The store, which is closed for refurbishment, will open at 8am on Thursday, followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony at 10am.


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